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Cultural Psychiatry

Cultural Psychiatry

What are the benefits of exploring cultural issues with a young patient and family before proceeding with treatment?

The lab results came back and here's what the doctor found.

These editors' picks on noteworthy stories from around the web include topics such as "enhanced" interrogation, minority mental health, forensic psychiatry, new research, and more.

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The cultural aspects of treating patients are similar for all age-groups, but certain themes have greater relevance with the elderly.

Because there is a higher prevalence of mental health disorders in LGBTs than in heterosexuals, psychiatrists should be broadly familiar with the process of sexual/gender exploration, psychological self-recognition, disclosure to others, and community identification.

In the spirit of fun in the sun, we thought we would find out what some of your colleagues are reading this summer. Take inspiration, add to your reading list, and let us know what books you’re reading!

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