In addition to the indirect positive effect that Dr. King had on the self-esteem of so many, he implicitly connected his work to psychiatry. Who better to associate MLK's vision of “Beloved Community” than psychiatrist Phyllis Harrison-Ross?
The media has tremendous power in delivering messages to the public about mental illness. This year, the media got it wrong.
For a long time, we have relied to a large extent on phenomenology and diagnosis to plan treatment strategies, but advancements in psychiatry are changing that for the better.
Compelling commentaries by Psychiatric Times' contributors and editorial board members.
A selection of noteworthy books to add to your reading list. Can you think of others?
The author shares his views on important topics in 2017 in the field of psychiatry.
Advances in digital publishing that allow instantaneous dissemination of changes at minimal cost have paved the way towards the adoption of a continuous improvement model for DSM, in which revisions are pegged to specific scientific advances.
If history serves as a guide, psychologists are likely to obtain prescriptive authority in significant portions of the country within the next 10 years.
We can encourage more responsible media coverage of mass shootings in an effort to cut down on “copy-cat” killings. Here are 4 guidelines.
The first in a series of videos on the history of psychiatry that explore the roots of modern psychiatry in ancient cultures is now available on youtube. Members of the Committee on Arts and Humanities from the GAP invite you to tune in.