Julia and the Little Shoots
The therapist "goes underwater" with the patient to find what lies in her mind.
Psychiatric Diagnoses of Public Figures
On the risk of accepting the practice of psychiatric diagnosis from afar.
Immigration, Islamophobia, and Psychiatry
Given that “specific phobias” are a diagnostic category in DSM-5, is "Islamophobia" a diagnosable disorder?
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.
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.
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.
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