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Marijuana and the Psychiatric Patient
Marijuana-related problems fall well within the scope of psychiatric practice: many patients use marijuana, which is likely to affect their psychiatric symptoms and response to treatment.
Immigration, Islamophobia, and Psychiatry
Given that “specific phobias” are a diagnostic category in DSM-5, is "Islamophobia" a diagnosable disorder?
What Do Climate Change and Physician Burnout Have in Common?
American psychiatry is on the cusp of recognizing and tackling both physician burnout and climate change.
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.
Effective Note-Writing: A Primer for Psychiatry Residents
An overview of various aspects of taking notes and suggestions for effective documentation.
Deborah Danner and the Suffering of Schizophrenia
The nightmarish reality of psychosis is vividly detailed by Deborah Danner, a woman with self-described schizophrenia, recently shot to death by a New York City policeman.
Psychiatric Times’ Hot Blogs of 2016
For your reading pleasure, we present noteworthy blogs published in 2016.
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