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This is the fourth in a series of blogs devoted to our society’s shameful neglect of people with severe mental illness.

An expert discusses behaviorial indicators and screening instruments for suicide risk.

All psychiatrists must familiarize themselves with relevant reporting statutes and be knowledgeable about what constitutes neglect or abuse.

Maltreatment at an early age casts a very long shadow. Here: a look at the long-term effects of early childhood trauma.

The number of persons affected by elder mistreatment and self-neglect is growing-- with consequent increases in morbidity and premature mortality.

Medicine and law have a rich collaborative history in the management of persons convicted of sex offenses.

Substantial progress has been made in the development of etiologic models of intimate partner violence and interventions for individuals who assault their intimate partners. These authors provide details.

J. John Mann, MD discusses behaviorial indicators and screening instruments for suicide risk. He is speaking at this year's PsychCongress in a presentation titled "Can Science Help the Clinician in Suicide Prevention?"

The authors-- both well-known specialists-- attempt to integrate the two fundamental ingredients of psychotherapy and pharmacology in the treatment of bipolar disorders.

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