SPIRIT (Social Psychiatry Interested in Recovery from International Trauma) Voices Some Current Concerns
All these events that occurred over the weekend bear social psychiatric weight.
We Refuse to Hate
The recent hostage situation at a synagogue in Texas in indicative of a larger underlying problem.
Psychiatrists Concerned With the Afghanistan Situation: Ethical and Practical Issues
What can psychiatrists do to help veterans, Muslims, immigrants, refugees, and all those affected by the US withdrawal?
The Case for Psychiatric Reparations
A diverse group of psychiatrists elaborates on the difficult conversation surrounding reparations, and why our society needs to pay attention.
An Interfaith Psychiatrist Prescription for Middle East Peace
A cease fire is welcome, but a far cry from what we want to achieve—lasting Middle East peace.
Why Is Black History Month Important to Psychiatry?
Black history is American history.
If We Had a Hammer
What are best practices for difficult conversations about racism? How can psychiatrists help? The authors present 6 ways to advance discussions about racism in psychiatry.
Measuring the Effects of Racism: Guidelines for the Assessment and Treatment of Race-Based Traumatic Stress Injury
This book provides key tools to help combat racism in the mental health profession.
Answers to Your Questions on Dismantling Racism
Institutionalized racism is built into the very foundations of medical specialty organizations. The American Academy of Pediatrics recently issued an apology for said racism. Here is why other institutions should follow suit...
10 Measures and Outcomes to Assess Progress in Eradicating Racism
Suggestions to assess outcomes and measure success levels in combatting racism.
Dismantle Racism in Psychiatry & Society
Psychiatrists should be experts at hearing and seeing what is not visible. That is exactly what we need to do to let the sun shine through the racist dust.
A Psychiatrist’s Perspective on Racism: 2020
Racism is one of the ugliest aspects of human nature. It is still present today in all walks of life.
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