Author | Don R. Lipsitt, MD


Integration Redux

July 31, 2017


What is integrated care anyway?

Tipsheet: Psychiatric Referrals and Primary Care

October 28, 2013


Here, barriers to successful referral to a psychiatrist, principles of management of medically unexplained symptoms, and tips on when to refer a patient to a psychiatrist.

Death Anxiety and Health Reform

July 05, 2011


The United States has often been characterized as a nation of hypochondriacs. This is patently not true but TV bombardment by pharmaceutical advertisements stirs anxiety and illness fears in the many worried well in our midst.

Helping Primary Care Physicians Make Psychiatric Referrals

December 16, 2010


Psychiatrists helping nonpsychiatrists refer their patients has a long but not always illustrious history.

Making Use of the 'Half We Know Already'

October 01, 1998


When Sigmund Freud gave his epochal lectures at Worcester's Clark University in the early 20th century, a young Harvard student named Alan Gregg was in the audience. Upon completion of his medical education and training as an internist, he would become a great visionary of psychiatry's role in the practice of medicine.