Here's what's known about the growing shortage of psychiatrists -- why it's happening-- and possible solutions.
Now is the time to be vigilant and active in the advocacy efforts to fund all the terrific new opportunities the 21st Century Cures Act offers. Here are 9 aspects of the law that focus on psychiatric practice and treatment of those with serious mental illnesses.
Will the new Administration disrupt mental health coverage in this country?
Finding a smartphone health app can be a challenge for both patients and physicians. A new evaluation model can help guide informed decision-making.
In some segments of the evolving health care system, primary health care teams with psychiatry at their core are becoming a reality. Here are 6 ways psychiatrists add value to primary care health teams.
In this Letter to the Editor, practicing psychiatrist Richard Krugley, MD makes the case against the term "assisted suicide" when applied to terminally ill patients. Drs. Pies and Geppert respond.
It’s too bad that so many experts—in medicine and in other professions—can’t write for a lay audience. Here's some help.
American psychiatry is on the cusp of recognizing and tackling both physician burnout and climate change.
An overview of various aspects of taking notes and suggestions for effective documentation.
This has been a busy year for mental health technologies, but 2017 promises to bring advances never before seen in psychiatry.