Physician Well Being: Who Cares?
December 19, 2012
The demands on physicians keep growing—they are not only responsible for assessment, diagnosis, and treatment, they are subject to all manner of related administrative and practice responsibilities. Not surprisingly, physicians are susceptible to burnout.
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.
SPOTLIGHT ON BIPOLAR DEPRESSION