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Cultural Psychiatry

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Poetic, raw, and haunting, this young woman's description of having a psychiatric illness powerfully reveals what I believe are common, but rarely articulated, thoughts and feelings.

We are ethically constrained by the Goldwater rule, but here are the data from an artfully crafted secret poll on the Presidential campaign.

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.

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Today’s psychiatrists rarely have the luxury of time enjoyed by our fin-de-siècle forebears. So a few quick questions for the right patients can offer a big payoff. Here's a case in point.

The most basic human principles of humility, reliability, unwavering respect, and being kind and approachable are the most effective qualities a Street Medicine practitioner--and any psychiatrist--can have.

Unique function of a psychiatrist in primary health care

Do psychiatrists add value to primary care health teams compared to non-psychiatrist mental health providers?

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