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The Astonishing Non-Epidemic of Mental Illness
The supposed “epidemic” of mental illness turns out to be mostly a myth in the US adult population, 2000-2015.
Hinckley Haunts the House of Psychiatry
The public has questioned the wisdom of a judge to release a psychiatric inpatient, but not just any patient. Enter our metaphoric haunted house at your own risk.
Quality of Life and the Case for Antipsychotics
The authors examine the literature on "quality of life" and how antipsychotics improve that for patients with schizophrenia.
Deconstructing and Reconstructing the “Goldwater Rule”
The ethical core of the Goldwater Rule is sound, but the rule needs clearer and more nuanced language.
The Results of a Psychiatric Poll on Presidential Candidates
We are ethically constrained by the Goldwater rule, but here are the data from an artfully crafted secret poll on the Presidential campaign.
Physician-Assisted Suicide and the Rise of the Consumer Movement
Should doctors be legally allowed to assist terminally ill patients in committing suicide?
Secret Poll: Your Preference for Our Next President?
In a first-ever poll of its kind, we'd like to know about your fears, concerns, and hopes about how this election will affect your profession and your patients.
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