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Cultural Psychiatry

Cultural Psychiatry

In this commentary, the author states, “We must get back to treating the whole person, not just his brain circuits. The brain is involved in all we do and what we are, but it is also itself influenced by our psychology and social context.” Care to weigh in?

This article provides a practical framework that can guide consultation-liaison psychiatrists through solving problems of capacity and informed consent.

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.

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