Dr Thrasher is the president of the American Association for Emergency Psychiatry (AAEP) and the medical director of crisis services in Milwaukee county.
10 Myths (and Corresponding Truths) About Mass Violence: How Psychiatrists Can Help
With so much media surrounding mass violence in the US, we need to sort out fact from fiction.
How to Talk to Patients About Firearms
These 4 questions can help in your discussion about firearm risk mitigation...
Collaboration Between Mental Health Professionals and Law Enforcement
The president of the American Association for Emergency Psychiatry (AAEP) gives a preview of his APA conference presentation.
Debunking 4 Myths Around Mass Shootings
As the recent waves of violence show, a conversation needs to be had on mass shootings and gun violence...
How to Discuss Cannabis With Your Patients
The conversation about cannabis is happening now.
The Field as a Master Class in Interviewing
Imagine working with a young patient showing signs of psychosis for the past 6 weeks. Your initial assessment appears to rule out medical- or substance-induced etiologies, yet symptoms persist. What's a psychiatrist to do?
The Psychiatric Interview
Tony Thrasher, DO, DFAPA, previews his article for the January issue on the art of the psychiatric interview.
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