For patients suffering the chronic, debilitating symptoms of schizophrenia, antipsychotic medication is a critical component of treatment—and may literally be life-saving.
“Hey, man, why is the world so crazy these days?”
Dedicated to the Mothers in my life.
In recent years, health care insurance companies (and the businesses that use them) have begun to invest in mindfulness research and programs What has happened to explain this development?
How radically do we want to alter the physician’s traditional ethical obligations to the most vulnerable of patients?
Is a "good death" possible in the face of terminal illness?
Both the literature and clinical experience point to considerable risk in discontinuing antipsychotic treatment, for many chronically psychotic patients. Here's why.
We put our faithful old basset hound down this weekend. Maizy's death was painless, merciful, dignified, and timely. She died in the arms of two people who really loved her.
We celebrate April Fool’s Day for sound psychological reasons, and there are lessons to be learned.
Forty years later, we are still in the belly of the managed care beast.