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Global Mental Health

The world is in a critical phase in history. The challenges to psychiatry are enormous in these dramatic and confusing times. ©Ollyy/Shutterstock

Cultural Psychiatry

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Westworld—the HBO pitiless purgatory where everything goes worng!

In a tale of two cases, the author comes to realize he is but one agent of change in the lives of his patients.

A 10-1 federal appeals court decision allows Florida doctors to gun ownership with their patients; a psychiatrist on the front lines in war-torn areas; a new rule that allows for 24-hour shifts plus an additional 4 hours for residents—these and other recent stories are covered in this roundup.

In psychiatry, as in every field of medicine, there is still gender disparity in salary and promotion.

There are no simple solutions to the plight of the terminally ill patient. With commentary by Cynthia Geppert, MD.

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