The treater who assumes a dual role as either disability examiner or forensic expert faces ethical risks because of the inherent binds in the roles.
Group for the Advancement of Psychiatry
One of the most perplexing challenges for psychiatrists who interact with the workplace is the competing forces for and against mental health.
These 10 domains will help you determine if functional impairment exists, if it can be reversed, and if the patient can return to work.
This article discusses the risks of supporting versus withholding support for a patient’s disability claim and six key definitions psychiatrists need to understand when they are asked to support such a claim.
What to do when a patient says they need disabled status, but you believe otherwise?
This is the first article in a series focused on reintroducing the arts into psychiatry.
As it turns out, modern psychiatry reflects some of the values and concepts held by early civilizations.
Providing detailed descriptions of interactions that occurred between patient and therapist moved our field forward by both honing our technique and considering more effective ways to help our patients. But is the sharing of cases ethical?
Emerging adults in the midst of a tremendous emotional growth spurt and a leap of neurocognitive maturation often need guidance articulating what bothers them.
The first in a series of videos on the history of psychiatry that explore the roots of modern psychiatry in ancient cultures is now available on youtube. Members of the Committee on Arts and Humanities from the GAP invite you to tune in.