A Doctor, Her Daughter, and a Difficult Dilemma

September 24th 2020

What happens when a clinician has to give herself news she does not want to hear?

Do’s and Don’ts of Psychopharmacology in Late Life: Key Challenges and Opportunities

September 24th 2020

When working with older individuals with psychiatric symptoms, most clinicians are familiar with the adage “start low and go slow.” But what other tips should you consider when prescribing psychopharmacology?

Is It Time to Do Away With Psychiatry?

September 23rd 2020

Dr Martin shares psychiatry's "dirty, little, ill-kept secret..."

Shining a Light on Depression Awareness

September 23rd 2020

Prepare for National Depression Education and Awareness Month with a discussion on initiatives and treatments.

10 Factors Leading to Pain Complaints in the Absence of a Medical Diagnosis

September 23rd 2020

With most chronic pain conditions, the exact pathology is uncertain. In such cases, psychiatrists may be called to assess for illness beyond medical diagnosis.

Introducing the First FDA-authorized Prescription Digital Therapeutic for Chronic Insomnia

September 22, 2020

A new treatment has been found effective for treating a common sleep disorder.

How Avicenna Recognized Melancholia and Mixed States—1000 Years Before Modern Psychiatry

September 22, 2020

Avicenna may have been among the first physicians to document that anger is often a transitional state from melancholic depression to mania—implicitly recognizing the “switch” phenomenon.

Kindness Toward Patients

September 22, 2020

Patients rely on the companionship and kindness of nurses now more than ever, and these poem selections reflect that.

What I Learned About the Police During the Pandemic

September 21, 2020

The role of police has expanded from law and order to first responder, mental health intervention, and other duties others may be better qualified to fulfill.

Sleep Disturbances as a Sequalae of Chronic Pain

September 21, 2020

Pain might interfere with sleep, whether an individual feels the pain or not.