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A True Believer
There’s no procedure code for a visit like this. But I can’t fault my psychiatrist wife for crossing a boundary and getting too personal.
3 Features of Eating Disorders
A special collection of current clinical work and issues surrounding eating disorders—specifically comorbidity, prevalence in men, and mortality.
The Interplay of Mood Disorders and Eating Disorders
A 20-year-old college sophomore with “depression and anxiety,” who is exercising ferociously and who is literally dying to lose more weight sets the stage.
Macho, Bravado, and Eating Disorders in Men: Special Issues in Diagnosis and Treatment
Eating disorders are still thought of as a “female problem.” But 25% of those with anorexia and 36% of those with bulimia are males.
Diagnosis and Assessment Issues in Eating Disorders
You must assess the presenting problem and identify the appropriate diagnostic code needed for insurance billing. But diagnosis is complicated. Help here.
Social Media and Depression
More social media use was associated with more depression in this study. Findings suggest that clinicians need to ask about social media use by people who are depressed.
Did Freud Ever Do This? A Reflection on the Epidemic of Crazy
“Hey, man, why is the world so crazy these days?”
Telepsychiatry for Vulnerable and Underserved Populations
When timely psychiatric care or consultation is difficult or impossible to obtain, telepsychiatry may be an acceptable, economical, and effective alternative.
Assessing Psychosis: A Clinician’s Guide
Methods of identifying and understanding the intricacies of psychosis in clinical settings.
At-Risk Children in the US Deserve Careful Assessment
In an international network of patients with bipolar illness, more offspring of US patients than of those from Europe had received a mental illness diagnosis. This suggests greater epigenetic vulnerability in Americans.
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