In these uncertain times, many look to Franklin D. Roosevelt’s quote “The only thing we have to fear is . . . fear itself.” But what does that really mean?
H. Steven Moffic, MD
Reports of verbal and physical aggression toward Chinese-American people have undeniable ripple effects, and if left unmonitored, turns into full-fledged Coronasiaphobia.
We thought it may be useful to have a frequent, but temporary (hopefully very temporary), series of brief pieces on the psychological aspects of the news, along with the occasional longer reflection pieces and podcasts.
We are privileged to hear and are trusted with our patients' darkest secrets. Our availability for whatever is needed that is not addressed in the rest of medicine makes us invaluable to society, and this will undoubtedly be the case in the 2020s.
Because climate instability is a global challenge, America and Australia, on different sides of the world, can model how global partnerships can work.
The passing of some elder psychiatrists in the past year demonstrate that love—and psychiatry and psychiatrists—can be “many splendored things,” as the song goes. Here are some models to prove that point.
It is a new year, an election year, with impeachment looming and the Iranian conflict—funnily enough, this book is not about the President of the United States. It's all about cults.
There is too much to learn from extreme behaviors, including those of psychiatrists.
Environmental factors in addition to climate change—air pollution, toxins, noise—seem to have detrimental psychological repercussions.
We may have strong (psychological) bones, but they are still susceptible to stress fractures. Face the new year armed with these guidelines on combatting symptoms of burnout, written by an expert in the field.