Psyched! A new podcast series begins with with renowned ethics expert and Chair of the DSM Steering Committee for APA, Dr. Paul Appelbaum.
Evil? Psychopathology? Mental illness? Gambling disorder? Brain tumor? Can future massacres be prevented if we understand what caused the Las Vegas shooter to become our country's biggest mass murderer?
A psychiatrist recounts her harrowing experiences at both Bellevue Hospital and one of the most notorious correctional systems in the United States.
Neither time nor science has given pause to some attorneys who exploit the misunderstanding that surrounds the putative "criminogenic" effects of antidepressants.
Here: a review of the definition of sexual harassment, its prevalence among physicians and medical students, its potential impact on physicians and trainees, and guidance about its management.
The 1990s can be considered a high-water mark for support of the death penalty, as well as for imposing it. Where does that figure stand now? Take the quiz and learn more.
The authors discuss some potential complications arising from a constitutional ban on executing persons with mental illness.
Although a majority of states still permit capital punishment, this may not represent the true national mood: many of these states have not had an execution in more than 10 years.
After lounging on the doorstep of respectability for the past decade, assisted outpatient treatment is here to stay. But some still balk at the notion.
Strong evidence supports sound arguments on each side of 3 debates covered here—so get in there and fight nice.