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Cultural Psychiatry

Cultural Psychiatry

Here: the case for training residents to conduct evaluations of impairments in patients with chronic mental health issues.

This volume is written from an emerging edge of basic science —- and will reward, a clinical readership.

Psychiatrists should be playing a key role in end-of-life decisions as well as, not coincidentally, in pain management.

There are probably many social, economic, and familial forces at work in generating the trend toward public incivility, and it would be silly to blame the Internet for the riot in Keene.

After years of working with troubled individuals claiming to have been abducted by extraterrestrials, Harvard University Professor John Mack published a book. What made Mack and the book so controversial was the fact that he had come to accept that his patients’ stories were an accurate description of real events.

For this psychiatrist, learning a section of the Talmud known as Megillah brought to light an important exchange that has implications in therapy and psychopharmacology, regardless of theoretical stance.

Everyone, in their own way, wants what's best for people with mental health challenges, but risks and benefits are interpreted through a personal lens.

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