Many psychiatrists seem to feel that we lack the skill and knowledge to address social issues. What do you think?
H. Steven Moffic, MD
In psychiatry, a “prosumer” is a mental health professional who has personally experienced mental illness. The prosumer can self-disclose that connection or not—Frederick Frese, PhD self-disclosed often, loudly, and clearly.
Upon Charles Krauthammer's death, his friend George F. Will wrote that when asked about how he became a columnist, he remarked, "First, you go to medical school.”
Like the song New York, New York, if we can succeed in reducing suicide in physicians, we can do it anywhere.
A tribute to the life and work of psychiatrist Walter Weintraub, MD.
A month ago, we opened a poll about the Goldwater Rule and its controversy regarding the mental status of President Donald Trump. Here's what we found.
The loss of our psychiatrist colleagues reminds us to appreciate them while they are alive.
How many of you support the APA position on the Goldwater Rule? Let us know in this poll.
In addition to the indirect positive effect that Dr. King had on the self-esteem of so many, he implicitly connected his work to psychiatry. Who better to associate MLK's vision of “Beloved Community” than psychiatrist Phyllis Harrison-Ross?
Here's a model that can stimulate psychiatrists to understand and address denial of global warming, the cognitive dissonance and guilt of our own responsibility, and the role of resilience in adapting to environmental changes.