Patients with difficult conditions such as delusional parasitosis tend to resist the notion that a psychiatric problem underlies their symptoms.
Psychiatric Times wants to know how the pandemic is impacting your practice and your lives.
Psychiatrists must have a basic understanding of the pathophysiology of coronaviruses in order to be able to accurately explain and discuss those issues with their patients, especially as mental health ramifications are expected.
Psychiatrists are uniquely situated to help both their patients and the greater community understand the potential impact of the virus and help patients, families, and society deal with this latest threat.
Albina Veltman, MD, FRCPC and Tara La Rose, MSW, PhD, RSW, provide Suggestions on how to create an LGBTQ-positive space in health care settings.
When parents take steps to end their marriages, the default arrangement for children should be shared parenting. Psychiatrists, psychologists, social workers, lawyers, and judges can help parents avoid irreparable harm.
The World Health Organization has officially declared COVID-19 a pandemic, the first precipitated by the coronavirus.
“In most respects, my career as a psychiatrist working in community mental health has been ordinary. What is most surprising to me is that, I have come to define myself as a critical psychiatrist.”
Can outbreaks such as COVID-19 affect existing illnesses and precipitate new-onset psychiatric symptoms in children and adults?
This article describes common misconceptions about treatment of psychiatric illness during pregnancy and advocates for a logical and thoughtful approach to designing a treatment plan.
Based on recent data, it is looking more and more like the answer may be that social media is not particularly beneficial for most of us.
OCD symptoms can be quite difficult to recognize. Not understanding what is happening, patients tend to be ashamed and suffer in silence, often resulting in a period of 8 to 10 years of untreated illness and long-term negative outcomes.
There are people who insist the one-hour change causes havoc on their systems and schedules. Is there any scientific foundation to this claim? Let us examine some common questions, concerns, and myths.
Recently, the use of spectral-domain optical coherence tomography has contributed to our understanding of retinal abnormalities in schizophrenia.
Information on minimum and maximum effective doses has great clinical utility, and new findings provide guidance.