Awais Aftab, MD

Articles

10 Meditations on a Virtuous Career

April 16, 2021

Beyond earning a medical degree, completing residency, and obtaining board certification and licensure, a psychiatrist's career grows to be illustrious with wisdom, curiosity, intellect, aesthetic sensitivity, compassion, empathy, generosity, and more.

Phenomenology, Power, Polarization, and Psychosis

April 13, 2021

Patient perspectives in academic discourse in psychiatry have historically been a neglected area. What are some of the consequences and implications of this absence? How has this affected both psychiatry and those who have been excluded? These questions and more are discussed.

A Psychiatrist Weaving Conceptual and Empirical Work

February 20, 2021

An interview with Kenneth S. Kendler, MD, vice-chair of the American Psychiatric Association DSM Steering Committee, author of more than 1200 articles, and one of the highest-cited researchers in psychiatry.