Genius and madness: does one phenomenon cause the other—or do both share a common underlying factor or mechanism? How are geniuses able to accomplish “creative fits”? The author explores both questions.
Suicide is not being adequately addressed in terms of prevention, and part of that process is better education of mental health professionals and primary care physicians. More in this expert Q&A.
An expert discusses behavioral indicators and screening instruments for suicide risk.
Maltreatment at an early age casts a very long shadow. Here: a look at the long-term effects of early childhood trauma.
J. John Mann, MD discusses behaviorial indicators and screening instruments for suicide risk. He is speaking at this year's PsychCongress in a presentation titled "Can Science Help the Clinician in Suicide Prevention?"
A brief review of interesting new findings on suicidality and depression treatment in youths.
There probably isn't anyone who is not a Robin Williams fan and admired his wonderful talent. Everybody experiences his loss and death as something personal. More in this podcast.
While we still have our good mornings—whether in Vietnam or elsewhere—we must forever say good night to Robin Williams and to thank him for all the good times.
Suicide is a pervasive public health issue for adolescents in Hawaii. In response, a youth leadership model was initiated to empower young leaders in suicide prevention through evidence-based training, relationship building, and community awareness.
Minorities remain less likely to receive diagnosis and treatment for their mental illness and more likely to die by suicide. As ethnocultural diversity within the US grows, psychiatrists are increasingly evaluating attitudes, beliefs, and behaviors of a broad spectrum of ethnocultural groups.