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Eulogies for Psychiatrists Who Inspired: July 1, 2013-June 30, 2014
To me, the following psychiatrists were spectacular in their life work: they often ended it in a blaze of glory-- like the fall leaves -- before they fell silent on the earth.
Boyhood’s power—and poignance—centrally derives from one’s visceral experience of the authentic signatures of time on its actors’ features and forms . . . life cycle theory made flesh as it were.
Roadblocks to Opiate Abuse
To combat opiate abuse and its dire consequences, drug makers have developed a number of strategies--which are detailed here.
Climate Instability and Psychological Security
Today's headlines about security breaches leave me wondering: how do we accurately assess our own security risk?
Glutamate and Schizophrenia: From Theory to Treatment Implications
Glutamatergic models have led to greater understanding of the causes of social and occupational disability in schizophrenia, and thus have provided new targets for remediation and compensation strategies. Details here.
Ebola, Courage, Fear, and the Ethic of Reverence for Life
Do our fears prevent us from embracing a reverence of life -- all life -- as Dr. Albert Schweitzer advocated a century ago?
Rainy Day Sunflower at 9/11 Memorial
This sunflower at the 9/11 Memorial said that a ray of sunshine remains, and that life blooms anew, in spite of the losses.
Psychiatric Preparation for Climate Instability
Have you heard of Psychiatrists for Environmental Action and Knowledge (PEAK)? There are ways for us to help treat climate instability and global overheating!
Violence, Crime, and Violent Video Games: Is There a Correlation?
What effect does exposure to violence in video games have on behavior? These authors examine the evidence.
At Psychiatric Times, a Changing of the Guard
Psychiatric Times welcomes Drs Allan Tasman and Michelle Riba as our new Editor and Deputy Editors in Chief.
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