ECT: History of a Psychiatric Controversy
The author interviews Jonathan Sadowsky, PhD, historian of psychiatry, about his book Electroconvulsive Therapy in America: The Anatomy of a Medical Controversy.
From Unwanted to Unconditional: How One Mother's Love Changed My Career
Up until her last year of training, this psychiatrist was convinced she only wanted to consult in the hospital—that is, until she met a 31-year-old expectant mother.
Mental Illness and Capital Punishment: Potential Complications
The authors discuss some potential complications arising from a constitutional ban on executing persons with mental illness.
Privatizing Mental Health Has Led To ‘Insane Consequences’
We have criminalized mental health problems—a barbaric throwback to the dismal conditions before the Enlightenment.
Psychiatrists in Paradise: A Review of the 2017 APA Annual Meeting
In the midst of 6 presentations this year, the author notices the elephant in the room.
Resilience Can’t Be Taught—But It Can Be Learned
Residency was going according to plan until a phone call changed everything.
Memorializing Psychiatrists in the Military
The work of these military psychiatrists who passed away in recent years still has relevance for us.
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