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Psychiatry must remain a profession defined by an organizing model of the mind, rather than by specific treatment techniques. Psychodynamic psychiatry offers such a model, and it is applicable to all psychiatric patients.

In addition to the approval of novel medications for alcohol use disorders, the past several years have been marked by an emphasis on development, standardization, and dissemination of new behavioral therapies, including computer-based interventions.

How the Repressed-Recovered Memory–Multiple Personality Disorder iatrogenic epidemic—surely one of the most tragic chapters in the history of psychiatry, psychology, and psychotherapy—ended, and how psychotherapy patients came to be protected by informed consent.

A discussion of computerized cognitive training programs with the most independent supportive research that demonstrates a previously unrecognized degree of neuroplasticity, or cognitive flexibility, in the brain.

What's your first impression of this Rorschach-type image? Is there a place for Rorschach measures in assessing psychotic functioning?

We do not have to set time aside to do something that helps validate our experience, while simultaneously coping with it. The lesson expressed in this psychiatry resident's poem.

Why do so many die as a consequence of addiction? Sadly—and in some cases disastrously—affected individuals are never offered alternative approaches after one option fails. More in this commentary.

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