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Death and the Psychiatrist
Is a "good death" possible in the face of terminal illness?
Physician-Assisted Dying for Adolescents With Intractable Mental Illness?
How radically do we want to alter the physician’s traditional ethical obligations to the most vulnerable of patients?
How Antipsychotic Medication May Save Lives
For patients suffering the chronic, debilitating symptoms of schizophrenia, antipsychotic medication is a critical component of treatment—and may literally be life-saving.
Long-term Antipsychotic Treatment: Effective and Often Necessary, with Caveats
Both the literature and clinical experience point to considerable risk in discontinuing antipsychotic treatment, for many chronically psychotic patients. Here's why.
I Couldn’t Wish for Better
We put our faithful old basset hound down this weekend. Maizy's death was painless, merciful, dignified, and timely. She died in the arms of two people who really loved her.
April Fool's Lessons From a Psychiatrist
We celebrate April Fool’s Day for sound psychological reasons, and there are lessons to be learned.
13 Immutable Laws of Psychiatry?
Forty years later, we are still in the belly of the managed care beast.
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