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Psychiatric Times Vol 32 No 5: May 2010

Cultural Psychiatry

When our patients share their misdeeds with us, real or imagined, we can point them to examples of people who have experienced profound shame and managed to put their lives back together.

Cultural Psychiatry
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Like the body’s inevitable arrival at homeostasis, a bereaved person's mind settles—eventually. A peer-to-peer conversation from someone who has been there.

Cultural Psychiatry

Anxiety

Intellectual Disability and Psychiatric Comorbidity

Intellectual disability affects an individual’s functioning in everyday life. The risk for a psychiatric disorder is greater in persons with ID than in those with intelligence in the normal range. Here: the latest information on ID.

Anxiety

Career

It is a source of shame for our nation that for most Americans in need—especially those with serious mental illness—the mental health system is dysfunctional. Nevertheless, we can fix some of the ways the system is broken.

Career
How Clinicians Actually Use the DSM

Given that one of the primary goals of making DSM revisions is to improve its clinical utility, establishing a baseline of current usage is critical to inform future proposals. For this and other reasons, the authors provide preliminary results from research focused on determining clinicians’ actual use of DSM.

Career
A Conversation With Jeffrey A. Lieberman, MD

Psychiatrist and researcher Jeffrey Lieberman talks about his book and what he feels are the major issues in psychiatry today.

Career

Tales from the New Asylum

In this article, the author covers some basic mapractice concepts and briefly address 2 key issues that frequently arise in the course of psychiatric malpractice litigation: documentation and the defendant psychiatrist’s deposition.

Tales from the New Asylum

Forensic Psychiatry

Defending a Malpractice Suit: Lessons Learned

After being sued for psychiatric malpractice and enduringa 4-year roller-coaster ride of fear, hope, hard work, anxiety, and detachment, the author passes along lessons learned.

Forensic Psychiatry

Progress in identifying and effectively treating first-episode schizophrenia was marked by the simultaneous publication of a report on a 6-year study and on the 10-year follow-up of a large-scale trial.

It is truly an honor—and a pleasure—to welcome 5 psychiatrists to the Editorial Board of Psychiatric Times.

Dawn is at five, but I sleep past nine, not caring if I miss a few warblers flying home for summer...

Comorbidity In Psychiatry

Psoriasis, a chronic inflammatory, autoimmune skin disorder, is associated with both genetic and environmental factors. It has important treatment implications for patients who have psychiatric disorders.

Comorbidity In Psychiatry

The prevalence of chronic hepatitis C virus infection is among the highest in patients with severe underlying mental illness. Here: clinical information on the interface of HCV infection and psychiatric disorders.

Comorbidity In Psychiatry

This Special Report focuses on the psychiatric and medical interface of some common medical problems.

Comorbidity In Psychiatry

Depression

College mental health is not just a matter of identifying problems but also of creating a community of students, families, friends, mental health professionals, faculty advisors, and many others to help students gain psychological resiliency.

Depression

Neuropsychiatry

Structural neuroimaging, functional neuroimaging, and psychometabolomics in the identification of markers for suicidal behavior are discussed in this CME.

Neuropsychiatry

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