Labeling a (clinically unexamined) public figure as "dangerous" can do as much or more harm as promulgating a specific psychiatric diagnosis.
ECT has been found effective in mitigating the deleterious consequences of SIB.
Between 2006 and 2016 the overall US suicide rate went up from 10.97 to 13.26 per 100,000 people. Those numbers may seem small, but they reflect an increase of just over 20% in these 10 years.
We wrote through the night, between moonlight and morning, admissions and discharges, wrote when phones stopped ringing, when pagers stopped paging. We were raw, opening ourselves to chaos and mystery...
The sequel probes the big questions without flinging them in the viewer’s face. How does memory articulate with one’s sense of origin and purpose—and, above all, of death?
Ten points to consider on the social phenomenon of migration of millions of people across the globe.
Functional connectivity is a “rapidly developing scientific story.” And for psychiatrists, it is a story worth following.
What are the symptoms and treatment strategies for this rapidly growing phenomenon in older adults?
What is the role of stress in the manifestation of depressive symptoms?
Dr. Richards is a Resident Physician in Family Medicine and Psychiatry, UC Davis Health; Dr.