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

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

Until I attended the recent Graphic Medicine conference at Johns Hopkins, I did not appreciate the skyrocketing popularity of “graphic novels” as “illness narratives,” writes this psychiatrist.

This case stresses the importance of identifying cultural issues that arise in mental health clinical encounters.

At a time when our field is under attack from many quarters, it is critically important to be able to discuss what it is that we do as psychiatrists in a non-defensive and intellectually rigorous manner. Help here.

Compared with healthy controls, is the prevalence of EEG abnormalities in psychiatric patients different than in healthy controls? Take the quiz and learn more.

A mother recalls seeing a donation box with a photo of a little boy with leukemia in a grocery store checkout line but never one of a child with seriouus mental illness. How can this be if twice as many children and young people die from suicide than those who die of all cancers combined? More in this commentary.

Fifty Shrinks allows us to see ourselves through the sensitive eyes of a colleague and artist.

Clinical applications for the most commonly used anticonvulsants are reviewed here, along with complications and recent findings for day-to-day practice. Also: an update on findings from research on anticonvulsants used less often, but which may be potentially beneficial.

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