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Cultural Psychiatry

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The very traits that define a good physician make it difficult for most doctors to prioritize basic self-care.
Many fail to notice early signs of dysfunction.

Collaboration between the psychiatric nurse practitioner and psychiatrist will be part of the solution to the workforce issue that leaves so many underserved patients without good mental health care.

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Children in foster care; combat vets; physicians with mental health needs: Dr Koh introduces a series of articles on these and other special patient populations.

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To support patients with breast cancer, psychiatrists should be aware of possible medication interactions, psychiatric or neurologic adverse effects of treatment, and signs of disease progression-—issues that are the focus here.

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Does this patient have decision making capacity to refuse a blood transfusion that will likely save his life? You are the ethics consultant, and the decision is yours.

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Here are a few things that make me glad I'm a psychiatrist.

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Depend on it: like managed care, e-prescribing will come to your neighborhood sooner or later-- and will truly constitute the law of the land. Here's guidance for the perplexed.

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