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.
When Children Won't Talk
October 19, 2012
Not surprisingly, children often “clam up” during doctor visits. Their reluctance may be no cause for concern—or it could indicate an underlying issue. In this podcast, Dr Doris Greenberg describes real-life scenarios that clinicians may face in their practices and discusses some of the reasons for a child's reluctance to talk.
October 19, 2012
Listen to the next podcast by Richard Berlin, MD.
The Cellist (Podcast)
October 12, 2012
One of the special aspects of practicing in a small community is seeing patients living their lives outside of the office. More on one psychiatrist's experience in this poetry reading.
Lay Down Sally (Podcast)
September 20, 2012
As a consultation liaison psychiatrist, one of his assignments was to work on a renal dialysis unit to determine whether or not a patient was competent to opt out of treatment. Listen to his experience expressed in this poem.
SPOTLIGHT ON BIPOLAR DEPRESSION
FROM PHYSICIANS PRACTICE
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.