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March 30, 2020
We often push thoughts of death far out of our awareness, but at the present time they unavoidably re-emerge. Can we learn something helpful from this?
February 25, 2020
James L. Knoll IV, MD, analyzes the ethical and legal duties of psychiatrists treating substance use disorders.
February 24, 2020
How can a human being commit such acts without being under the influence of some powerful “alien” force? How can they not be "mentally ill"? Here's how.
November 07, 2019
Lawyers tend to be good at spotting unexplained inconsistencies in documentation. Take these steps to protect yourself.
October 15, 2019
In the spirit of honoring and guiding trainees, the authors provide advice to today’s psychiatric residents-the psychiatric leaders of tomorrow.
September 27, 2019
An expert provides sage advice to avoid a malpractice lawsuit, even in the face of potentially tragic outcomes.
September 24, 2019
A close analysis of the psychodynamics of Cain’s crime shows us something important about his mentality-not to be confused with mental illness.
March 15, 2019
Medical malpractice, a form of professional negligence, remains a heavily criticized legal solution for ensuring patient autonomy and competent health care.
January 14, 2019
Focusing on concerning behaviors may better assist with prevention than sensationalizing individual perpetrators’ motives.
February 16, 2018
Labeling a (clinically unexamined) public figure as "dangerous" can do as much or more harm as promulgating a specific psychiatric diagnosis.