Climate change poses one of the greatest threats to public health in modern times, and the mental health effects are no less concerning.
Most individuals who have experienced a disaster-related event or epidemic are at increased risk for distress behaviors that have equally significant and chronic consequences. Here’s what psychiatrists need to know.
Suggestions for what psychiatry can do to alleviate, contain, and eventually prevent or avoid the demolition of culture and health.
What policy prescriptions, if any, would you make on a federal level for reducing gun violence in America? That question and more answered.
In the aftermath of the Orlando massacre, nearly half a million physicians declared war on gun violence. This story and more in our psychiatry roundup.
A recent study reported that burnout rates in one hospital were over 75%. This story and more in our psychiatry roundup.
As 2015 comes to an end, here's what psychiatry can -- and can't -- bring to the table, especially when it comes to acts of terrorism.
There is no one-size-fits-all solution to how people and cultures should respond to overwhelming stress, depression, and trauma.
I miss a gentler America—one where assault weapons and 14 dead people weren’t part of the daily ride to work. Can we work together to get back there?
In addition to helping indiviiduals with PTSD, psychiatrists can play an active role in resolving trauma experienced by the country as a whole.