Committee on Professionalism and Ethics of the Group for the Advancement of Psychiatry


Surviving Vaccine Hesitancy Together

What is the mindset of “anti-vaxxers,” and how can you connect with them as a clinician?

Brian McCarthy, MS, PMHNP, RN


Thinking Beyond the Guidelines: Evidence-Based Novel Therapies for Bipolar Depression

In this CME article, learn how to apply novel treatment approaches for patients with bipolar depression.

Omar Hamza


Supporting Refugee Youth

How can we help refugee youth engage in positive coping strategies and heal from their trauma?

Aimee Kaempf, MD


Abortion and the Psychiatrist: Practicing in Post-Dobbs America

"The psychiatrist may be obligated to protect the fetus or warn authorities of the patient’s intent."

Reza Safavi, MD


“Is There Such a Thing as Too Much Cologne?” A Window Into Frontal Lobe Syndrome

Frontal lobe syndrome can present with a range of behaviors that do not meet traditional dementia/neurocognitive disorder criteria.

May Chammaa


Stigma in Healthcare: Empowering Physicians and Trainees to Seek Help

More than half of physicians believe that seeking psychiatric care would jeopardize their employment. What can be done?

Paul S. Nestadt, MD


Who Is at Risk for Suicide During COVID-19?

New data out of Maryland includes some surprising numbers.

Jon E. Block, PhD


An Uplifting Experience: Can Botulinum Toxin Address Depressive Symptoms?

Although botulinum toxin does not have regulatory approval for the treatment of depression in the United States, some reports indicate neurotoxin treatment may mitigate symptoms.

Paul Rosenfield, MD


Mental Health Disparities Among Black Americans During the COVID-19 Pandemic

The COVID-19 pandemic has disproportionately affected people of color due to legal, social, and economic inequities.

Esperanza Diaz, MD


Addressing the Gender Gap in Psychiatry at APA 2023

Experts preview their upcoming presentation on women in psychiatry at the 2023 APA Annual Meeting.

Tony Thrasher, DO, DFAPA


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.

Sean Boyden


Simple Tasks

Presenting the second-prize winner of the 2022 Gerald F. Berlin Creative Writing Award.

Sonal Jain, DO


Perspectives on Global Women’s Mental Health

This diverse group of women came together to explore the challenges in treating mental illness in patients who identify as female.

Tamir Aldad, MD, MBA


Urgent Care for Mental Health

How can we address—and solve—2 of the biggest hurdles for patients in receiving mental health care?

Roueen Rafeyan, MD, DFAPA, FASAM


The Role of Addiction in Treatment Plans and Outcomes

The Psychiatric Times Substance Use Section Editor reflects on the theme of the 2024 Annual Meeting, plus what he is most excited about in psychiatry.

Cooper Stone, DO


Subspecialty Shortages: Is Psychiatry in Need of a Cultural Defibrillation?

What can be done about the shortages among psychiatry subspecialists?

Rubiahna Vaughn, MD, MPH


Psychiatric Evaluation of the Peripartum Patient

How can you be better prepared to interview and care for peripartum patients? This CME shows you how.

Laura Clarke, MD, DFAPA


Improving Outcomes in Late-Life Schizophrenia

What treatment strategies are available to improve the quality of life for older adults who are aging with schizophrenia?

Natasha Massoudi, MD, MPH


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."

Adrienne Grzenda, MD, PhD


Boosting Brain Health After COVID-19: A Convergence Solution

How can we face the current pandemic while addressing the brain health crisis?

Sawsan Khan, MD


“I’m Not Ready to Die”

A patient, faced with a lung cancer diagnosis and the fear of death, goes through the stages of grief. How can you as clinicians lead them through?

Erin Cassidy-Eagle, PhD, DBSM


Recognizing and Addressing Psychiatric Implications of Sleep Disorders

What sleep disorders are common in older adults and what are the associated risk factors and correlates?

Joshua Friedman, MD, PhD


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.

David Auer, CPA, MS, PFS, CGMA


Planning for Your 2022 Taxes

Let's plan for your 2022 taxes.

Anu Bodla, MD


How Psychiatrists Can Guide Distance Learning

Children with autism spectrum disorder have special educational needs, but with proper guidance they can flourish, even during a pandemic.

Carmen R. Green, MD


Racism, Policing, and COVID-19 Disparities: We Need Action!

This moment in history cannot be lost. When you ask us if we are okay, be prepared to hear us say we are not . . . and never have been. Then be prepared to do more.

Shekhar Saxena, MD


Telling Humanity’s Brain Story: Insights From Brain Capital

Which innovations can improve measurement, technology, investment, and public policy surrounding brain health?

The PRO Group (Psychiatric Reparations Opportunities)


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.

Michael Parish, MD


Easy To Miss, Hard to Treat: Notes on Frontotemporal Dementia

Often misdiagnosed as other psychiatric disorders, FTD is the third most common type of dementia and the second most common among patients 65 years or younger. How to spot the signs.

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