The author addresses some of the complexities in assessing and managing treatment-resistant PTSD.
Trauma And Violence
Recent studies have demonstrated the wide-reaching adverse effects of being bullied in childhood. These effects range from impaired academic performance to interest in cosmetic surgery.
We can encourage more responsible media coverage of mass shootings in an effort to cut down on “copy-cat” killings. Here are 4 guidelines.
Evil? Psychopathology? Mental illness? Gambling disorder? Brain tumor? Can future massacres be prevented if we understand what caused the Las Vegas shooter to become our country's biggest mass murderer?
The Slenderman case revives a long-standing debate: does media exposure influence acts of violence in youth?
Recent events in Charlottesville are poignant reminders that the wounds caused by bigotry and racism leave a deep imprint on our spirit, bodies, and psyche.
Nightmare disorder can produce emotional manifestations of fear, anger, and sadness. Here are 7 reasons parasomnias can challenge even the most astute diagnostician.
Here: a review of the definition of sexual harassment, its prevalence among physicians and medical students, its potential impact on physicians and trainees, and guidance about its management.
Most individuals who have experienced a disaster-related event or epidemic are at increased risk for distress behaviors that have equally significant and chronic consequences. Here’s what psychiatrists need to know.
The authors discuss some potential complications arising from a constitutional ban on executing persons with mental illness.