The Vietnam War’s Influence on Psychiatry
The PBS series on the Vietnam war has evoked a flood of memories, and reminds me how far we’ve come in our understanding of PTSD— and how far we still have to go.
The Astonishing Non-Epidemic Continues--With a Red Flag on the Field
No, there is no generalized epidemic of mental illness in the US, nor credible evidence that psychiatric drugs are driving up rates or severity of mental illness. But there is an urgent need for more and better treatment of psychiatric disorders.
Being Human: An Interview With Daniel J. Siegel, MD
How might a better understanding of the mind enhance someone’s life and optimize a clinical encounter?
“The Internet Made Me Do It”—Social Media and Potential for Violence in Adolescents
The Slenderman case revives a long-standing debate: does media exposure influence acts of violence in youth?
Hearing Voices and Psychiatry’s (Real) Medical Model
Six fundamental assumptions underlie the medical model most psychiatrists use in their clinical work.
Psychiatry Stress Tests
Like the cardiac stress test, mental health stress tests might help patients recognize their own psychiatric vulnerabilities. Would you take such a stress test if it were available?
Listening in Psychiatry
Most of us listen in one way or another. But listening can be taken for granted, even in psychiatry.
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