The human-animal relationship can provide insight into the patient’s ability to connect, to interact, and to show care and empathy. Plus, companion animals tend not to breach confidentiality.
The looming specter of emotional and physical exhaustion in residency often takes hold well into a physician's career. So what are we doing about it?
Making a beginning on a work memoir is one way to enhance your mental health.
In psychiatry, as in every field of medicine, there is still gender disparity in salary and promotion.
Overbooking airline seats and bumping travelers is legal but the practice backfired on a recent United flight. Is civility dead?
These 2 psychiatrists who recently passed away left the world a better place.
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.
A psychiatrist realizes he is completely powerless against his patient's opiate addiction.
Creativity should not be seen as “optional” in psychiatry. Rather, it helps us to approach clinical problems in new ways.
There are no simple solutions to the plight of the terminally ill patient. With commentary by Cynthia Geppert, MD.