The COVID-19 pandemic has gained its place on the dark side of world history for a variety of reasons: sudden onset, speed of global transmission, mistakes in recognition and management, politically inspired neglect or minimizations.
Renato D. Alarcón, MD, MPH
The goals of psychotherapy education in medical school should be based on these seven ideals.
A diminished interest in psychotherapeutic interventions runs the risk of missing patients' emotional, social, and practical needs (including medication-modifiable symptoms) and, thus, less clinically responsible care.
This book focuses on Islamophobia’s multifaceted nature, its broad and specific clinical challenges, and its connections with the current political realities of a convulsed world.
Ten points to consider on the social phenomenon of migration of millions of people across the globe.
“This House Believes That the Concept of Culture Has Outlived Its Usefulness for Psychiatry”: What...??
Culture is far from having outlived its usefulness for psychiatry.
Suggestions for what psychiatry can do to alleviate, contain, and eventually prevent or avoid the demolition of culture and health.
Dr Alarcón shares his thoughts on cultural psychiatry and its growing prominence in the mental health field.
To neglect the cultural components of any given diagnosis or behavior, to ignore the role of culture-based individual attitudes, beliefs or practices in the face of adversity, would be a disservice.
A Q&A on the emerging field of positive psychiatry.