In the emergency department, how should patients with behavioral disturbances and especially those with illnesses such as dementia, TBI, autism spectrum disorder, and intellectual disability be managed? Take the quiz and learn more.
The authors compare the clinical features of idiopathic psychosis (eg, schizophrenia) with cannabis-induced psychosis.
We have criminalized mental health problems—a barbaric throwback to the dismal conditions before the Enlightenment.
Helping patients who have significant medical illness as well as mental illness is a challenge, especially when the diagnosis is unclear. Hospital psychiatrists play a critical role in the management of these behaviorally compromised patients.
How does a pituitary result in a psychiatric emergency? Read more clues to this clinical puzzle.
A recent experience on street rounds offered a moment that brought this psychiatrist back to one of the main reasons she chose psychiatry as a profession.
Which patients are at greatest risk for premature death following discharge?
In some segments of the evolving health care system, primary health care teams with psychiatry at their core are becoming a reality. Here are 6 ways psychiatrists add value to primary care health teams.
Here: a review of issues related to assessment of patients for suicide risk in the ED -- and an overview of emerging approaches and research that one day will lead to more reliable assessment and interventions based more on science than on art or luck.
Medical, psychiatric, and/or developmental disorders can be falsified in a variety of ways. Know the warning signs often missed by clinicians.