Mini Quiz: Characterizing Sexual Deviation
A quiz on significant changes in DSM-5 nomenclature as they relate to sexual disorders.
Committed: The Battle Over Involuntary Psychiatric Care
Here's a review of a book about involuntary psychiatric commitment-- a major source of controversy when the public tries to understand who psychiatrists are and what we do.
An Update on Melancholia
Functional vs structural; melancholic vs non-melancholic; and heirarchy of treatment are the focus.
Take Two Pills and ...
It's not about the specifics of preliminary studies about psilocybin. It's about the validation of research using psychedelic drugs in modern psychiatry.
Not Just a Matter of Semantics
In this Letter to the Editor, practicing psychiatrist Richard Krugley, MD makes the case against the term "assisted suicide" when applied to terminally ill patients. Drs. Pies and Geppert respond.
After your exams, after your diploma, after all the nights on call, missed dinners and diagnoses, after your apologies...
Apps for Suicide Prevention: What the Research Says
A review of smartphone tools for suicide prevention and recommendations for clinicians.
Building a Better Older Brain
There is no magic pill or fountain of youth that can build a better older brain, but there are several key strategies.
Do Patients Want to Know Whether Alzheimer Disease Awaits Them?
Older adults seem willing to take a hypothetical predictive test—and plan accordingly.
Geriatric Psychiatry Research Update: January 2017
Three new studies offer insights into psychiatric disorders in the elderly.
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