Suicidal Behavior: A Separate Diagnosis
May 17, 2013
Thinking about suicidal behavior as a diagnosable problem will help bridge the gap in how psychiatrists think about suicidality and how it is perceived by patients and their families. Dr Maria Oquendo elaborates in this video.
Treatment of Psychiatric Disorders in Patients With HIV/AIDS
March 25, 2013
Mental illness is a risk factor for HIV infection. It brings a number of behavioral correlates that put patients at risk for getting infected. Here, Dr Glenn Treisman provides an overview of the treatment of psychiatric disorders in patients with HIV.
Successful Aging: Strategies to Help Maintain and Nurture a Healthy Brain
May 20, 2013
When it comes to aging, is there anything to look forward to from a neurocognitive perspective? What can we do to protect our brains from cognitive and functional decline? In this podcast, geriatric psychiatrist Helen Lavretksy outlines strategies to stimluate and revitalize an aging brain.
New Insights Into the Effects of Alcohol on the Brain
March 11, 2013
What are the latest findings on acute and chronic effects of alcohol on the human brain? Here to discuss the latest research is psychiatrist and neuroscientist Nora D. Volkow, MD, Director of the National Institute on Drug Abuse.
Evacuation of Psychiatric Inpatients from Bellevue Hospital Post Hurricane Sandy
January 7, 2013
In the immediate aftermath of Hurricane Sandy, incarcerated psychiatric patients at Bellevue Hospital had to be evacuated, without the help of elevators, electronic or phone communication, or even running water. Here, Director of Forensic Psychiatry at NYU School of Medicine and Bellevue Hospital Center, Elizabeth Ford, MD, gives a first-hand account.
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Five Steps to Improving Patient Access Judy Capko,
May 21, 2013
Patient access is getting increased attention through reform initiatives. Here are five steps you can take to make sure patients get appropriate access to care in your office.