Impulsivity and compulsivity are natural behaviors controlled by brain mechanisms that are essential for survival in all species. Understanding these... More »
Prognostication is a major part of what physicians do in many fields of medicine, and it is particularly relevant when a treatment or procedure is... More »
Few phenomena in medicine are
more confounding than the diagnoses
malingering, Munchausen syndrome,
Munchausen by proxy (MBP),... More »
Five words that are guaranteed to annoy your patient
with a diagnosis of psychogenic movement
disorder (PMD) are It's all in your head.
It's the worst... More »
Anxiety is a ubiquitous, natural affective state that is essential for evolutionary survival. Nearly as common, however, are experiences of anxiety... More »
Somatoform disorders (disorders that are not fully explained by a medical condition or mental disorder) may require psychiatrists to consult with... More »
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