Some of the most challenging decisional capacity consultations are requests to determine if a patient has the capacity to participate in discharge planning.
Test your knowledge on strategies to reduce and prevent restraints and seclusions among children and adolescents in psychiatric settings.
Labeling a (clinically unexamined) public figure as "dangerous" can do as much or more harm as promulgating a specific psychiatric diagnosis.
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.