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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

Figure. Levels of psychological impairment

Supportive psychotherapy can serve as the first bridge out of social isolation and marginalization and addresses personality issues, such as deficits in character structure and defense mechanisms.

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How does a pituitary result in a psychiatric emergency? Read more clues to this clinical puzzle.

A recent experience on street rounds offered a moment that brought this psychiatrist back to one of the main reasons she chose psychiatry as a profession.

Poor Sigmund. Mrs. Freud gave him the slip.

Strong evidence supports sound arguments on each side of 3 debates covered here—so get in there and fight nice.

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

Overbooking airline seats and bumping travelers is legal but the practice backfired on a recent United flight. Is civility dead?

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