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Cultural Psychiatry

Cultural Psychiatry

Years ago I read somewhere that dying is easy—the hard part is being left behind. But I recently met an older woman who taught me otherwise.

What psychiatry needs is a new approach to “psychiatric theory.” Here are a few practical suggestions.

Here's how a single question I don't normally ask changed the course of one patient's life. The story highlights how widespread the effects of violence are.

Consider Nico—he is a bilingual dog—he understands and responds to both Russian and English because both languages are spoken at home.

A recent report that argues against descriptive diagnosis in medicine is historically ill-informed and medically naive, in the opinion of this psychiatrist.

A blog on the cultural components of minority groups, mental illness, and stigma.

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