Kayla Behbahani, DO


The Importance of Avoiding Implicit Bias in Advocating for Patients

"Our own implicit biases come into play at times whether we like it or not, especially when it comes to frequently controversial medications."

Nishi Rawat, MD, MBA
Nishi Rawat, MD, MBA


The Need for Better Crisis Prevention

Yes, we need better crisis management, but what we really need is better crisis prevention.

Barry Marcus, MSW


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.

Yalda Safai, MD, MPH


Self-Care in the Face of Catastrophe

“You cannot change what’s happening in the world—all you can do is change your response to what’s happening in the world.”

Carl I Cohen, MD


Treating Dementia Patients in the Time of COVID

Telehealth poses challenges for patients, clinicians, families, and caregivers.

Tessa Manning, MD


Insights From the 2022 AAPL Annual Meeting

The American Academy of Psychiatry and the Law hosted its first in-person meeting in October 2022. Check out these highlights.

Jennifer Buchanan


Wellness, Well Played

“A song is never just a song, and a playlist is never just a playlist.”

Mark Rennella


Developing Your Skills at the Intersection of Work and Psychiatry

Here’s how the Academy of Organizational and Occupational Psychiatry can help you connect with your fellow psychiatrists about complex mental health issues in the workplace.

Peter Kowalski, MD


Picture Postcards from Mayhem

One doctor went overseas to assist Ukraine. Here are some photos from his journey.

Khaled Rajab, MD, MBA


Telepsychiatry Initiatives in Psychiatry Departments: Enabling Sustainable Growth

How can telehealth help academic psychiatry departments improve administrative efficiency and expand their clinical services?

Patrick C. Ryan, BA


Psychiatrists as Partners in Suicide Prevention for Pediatric Medical Settings

"The death rate among youth aged 10 to 24 years increased 52.2% from 6.9 per 100,000 in 2001 to 10.5 per 100,000 in 2020."

Sanjiv Das


Brain Capital: An Emerging Investment Opportunity

Brain Capital: a fresh approach to technologies and investing.

Danielle B. Kushner, MD


Organized Psychiatry Provides Strength and Value to Mental Health Professionals

"Organized medicine and specialty organizations are key pillars of support for individual physicians that provide opportunities to advocate for more funding and resources for the medical system and education."

Stephanie Garayalde, MD


The APA Council on Children, Adolescents, and Their Families Shares Important Information on Cyberbullying

As the nation continues to grapple with the children’s mental health crisis, the American Psychiatric Association Council on Children, Adolescents, and Their Families is exploring the ways in which clinicians can best support their patients.

Janay Bailey, MS


What Can Be Done About Racial Disparities in Mental Health Care?

Mental health conditions do not discriminate by race—but mental health treatment might.

Tom Ward, DClinPsy, PhD


Psychiatry’s Problem With Paranoia—Is Digital Part of the Solution?

A new digital therapeutic helps patients with psychosis to slow down and manage their fears.

Sarah Lateef


Surviving Survivorship

Surviving is harder than it looks…

Ping Zheng, MD, PhD


Resiliency and Posttraumatic Growth: Cultural Implications for Psychiatrists

Acknowledging a patient's ability to grow and recover may help them feel more understood despite ongoing suffering.

John M. Roll, PhD


Contingency Management Is a Powerful Clinical Tool for Treating Substance Use Research Evidence and New Practice Guidelines for Use

Contingency management is an effective behavior change technique commonly used to treat substance use disorders.

Daniel Morrison


Exploring PTSD and TBI in Sports and Military

How are these conditions connected, and what are the unique risks for athletes and military personnel?

Dominik A. Moser, PhD


Consequences of Social Mitigation Strategies

Researchers found a significant drop in life expectancy from depression, alcohol dependence, suicidality, increased divorce rates, and childhood trauma that are a direct result of social distancing.

Madiha Khan


Annual Meeting Highlights Integrated Care Elective

Session at the annual meeting discussed the importance of integrated care electives.

Ramon Solhkhah, MD


The Benefits of Wearing Personal Protective Equipment During the Pandemic

Mask-wearing can help protect individuals from COVID-19 infection—but it also has several other unexpected advantages.

Traudy F. Grande, CFP


Investing Tips in a Time of Crisis

Amidst this world of unknowns, the authors share some tips and advice to weather the financial fallout of this storm.

Minoo Mahmoudi, MD


Clinical Insights for Treating Depression and Anxiety Youth

Child psychiatrists offer their real-world experience of what they have seen in practice, together with tips and suggestions for clinicians who may be seeing similar symptoms in their young patients.

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