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Global Mental Health and the Demolition of Culture
Suggestions for what psychiatry can do to alleviate, contain, and eventually prevent or avoid the demolition of culture and health.
Whistle While You Work, Stevenson’s a Jerk
When was the last time in the midst of a presidential campaign that psychiatric diagnostic criteria were being discussed so widely?
PatientsLikeMe: Crowdsourced Patient Health Data as a Clinical Tool in Psychiatry
Patients want to know what to expect with a given treatment, how their experiences compare with those of others, or whether they are alone in coping with their conditions. Who best to answer these questions than others like them?
Embracing Technology: Do It for Your Patients!
"Adopting technology for myself is one thing. It’s something completely different when technology is available for my patients and I’m not using it."
Creativity and Mental Illness: Richard Kogan on Rachmaninoff
An important questions for clinicians is whether treatment of a psychiatric disorder will enhance or diminish creativity.
Addressing the Aftermath of Suicide: Why We Need Postvention
Here: a brief review of the literature on postvention efforts; the effects on the victim’s caregivers; and a guide to resources to help manage survivors’ and caregivers’ emotions and dread.
Get Well Soon—at Work
With the modern office environment comes another type of “climate change”—designed to shape workers psychologically.
Advances in Cultural Psychiatry
Dr Alarcón shares his thoughts on cultural psychiatry and its growing prominence in the mental health field.
Psychiatry: Then and Now
Thoughts about the current state of psychiatry by Psychiatric Times' Editor in Chief.
Leaders in Psychiatry: Jeffrey A. Lieberman, MD
What does Dr Lieberman have to say about the state of psychiatry today, as it relates to schizophrenia, major depression, and other psychiatric disorders? More in this video.
Recovering From Depression and Difficulty: Finding Meaning in Adversity
In this video, Dr Andrew Solomon talks about how psychiatrists and psychologists can help depressed or traumatized patients foster resilience, without trivializing their pain.
Psychiatry Roundup: Diagnosing From Afar and Other Stories
What's new in psychiatry? Check out our editors' picks with stories ranging from "lithium 2.0," the ethics of diagnosing from afar, the election, and other hot topics.
Psychiatry Roundup: New Discoveries
The latest news in psychiatry includes President Obama's study on the Affordable Care Act, the new Director of NIMH, a discovery of nearly a hundred brain regions, and more.
Psychiatry Roundup: Orlando, Physicians Unite, Defunct Study
In the aftermath of the Orlando massacre, nearly half a million physicians declared war on gun violence. This story and more in our psychiatry roundup.
Psychiatry Roundup: Suicide, Overdose, and Self-Harm
A recent study reported that burnout rates in one hospital were over 75%. This story and more in our psychiatry roundup.
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