The authors discuss two fundamental misconceptions: the myth of the patient’s autonomy, and the myth of the incurability of the patient’s illness.
In this podcast, Dr Mark Komrad explores the relatively new Medical Aid in Dying (MAID) law in Canada, and how it may be on the verge of opening medical euthanasia to certain qualified psychiatric patients
A clinical psychiatrist and medical ethicist reviews some of the history, the data, the emerging reality of a remarkable slippery slope, and some profound ethical concerns raised by these practices.
No better time than the summer to digest and reflect on the richness of our field and how we can implement advances in our own work.
Like the song New York, New York, if we can succeed in reducing suicide in physicians, we can do it anywhere.
In the final part of our discussion with Janae Sharp, Janae further discusses the loss of her physician husband to suicide and how best to support others through grief.
In the second part of our Psyched! podcast interview, Janae Sharp discusses why she feels she has been a different kind of voice for physician suicide awareness.
Surviving a Physician Suicide: Imperfect Grief and Shaping the Narrative for the Children Left Behind
A physician suicide loss survivor shares her story of grief after losing her husband as well as her experience telling her 3 children about it and why she feels compelled to create "better memories" for them.
The thorny issue of “end-of-life care” is likely to remain controversial in the US, with physicians themselves holding a wide variety of views.
Charles Nemeroff, MD, PhD argues for psychiatrists to consider obtaining inflammatory marker labs on every patient that they see.