While the process of diagnosing is common to all fields of medicine, this article specifically addresses missed “medical” diagnoses in patients who present to or are being followed by psychiatrists and other mental health clinicians.
Barbara Schildkrout, MD
In medical publishing, the casebook format has become increasingly popular—and for good reason. A new casebook focuses on the overlap of neurology and psychiatry in child practice.
This article present some of the highlights from talks and presentations at this year’s American Neuropsychiatric Association Annual Meeting.
Functional connectivity is a “rapidly developing scientific story.” And for psychiatrists, it is a story worth following.
Here: what psychiatrists need to know about frontotemporal dementia. Case examples convey the variety of possible psychiatric presentations of behavioral variant FTD.
Why learn neuroanatomy? The goal for the physician is to be excitedly engaged in an ongoing process of expanding his or her knowledge about the brain and human behavior.
How do meaning, memory, emotions and, especially, human suffering arise from the brain?
After a brief description of the scope of an important IOM report, this article summarizes content that is especially relevant for psychiatrists.
We are a long way from understanding the complex neural basis for behaviors such as mentalization. But, we can mentally imagine the scientific pursuit of questions, one after another, that might get us to that goal.
Your patient is recovering from a traumatic brain injury. He asks you, “Doc, why do I need so much extra sleep?”