The ethical core of the Goldwater Rule is sound, but the rule needs clearer and more nuanced language.
Let us consider the case of a "bad" psychiatrist to serve as a warning of where we can go wrong.
"Like many good psychiatrists, I have empathy and concern for my patients. But in my case, I’ve quite literally walked in their shoes."
We are ethically constrained by the Goldwater Rule, but here are the data from an artfully crafted secret poll on the Presidential campaign.
The authors examine the literature on "quality of life" and how antipsychotics improve that for patients with schizophrenia.
Art theory from the 20th century onward—despite the latter day efforts at denial—was nearly indistinguishable from psychoanalytic theory, and it parallels the philosophical struggles and pains that continue to plague psychiatry.
Should doctors be legally allowed to assist terminally ill patients in committing suicide?
In a first-ever poll of its kind, we'd like to know about your fears, concerns, and hopes about how this election will affect your profession and your patients.
Our societal challenges beat through each note in Simon's newest album—with far-reaching implications for psychiatry.
Do you think we can—and should—increase our mental wealth? If so, what would you recommend?