As physicians, the risk of being sued is one of our greatest concerns.
A courageous piece that tells the story about a lawsuit that dragged on for nearly two decades after the sudden and unexpected death of this psychiatrist's patient.
With the help of Editor in Chief Emeritus, James L. Knoll IV, MD, the editors at Psychiatric Times cordially invite you to submit an article about a “what if” legal dilemma for a series of online articles about psychiatry and the law.
Medical malpractice, a form of professional negligence, remains a heavily criticized legal solution for ensuring patient autonomy and competent health care.
Inquiring about a patient’s favorite movie sometimes proves unexpectedly revealing.
We have come a long way in psychiatry, but we are still at the beginning of the story of understanding the human brain.
This CME provides a comprehensive understanding of psychopharmacologic treatments for stress-induced psychopathology and the need for novel, rapid-acting agents.
With the prevalence of schizophrenia in older adults set to double and reach 1.1 million people in the US by 2025, greater attention to research and policy regarding this population is needed.
Over the last decade or so, our field has experienced a radical shift in our understanding of schizophrenia and other serious psychotic disorders, such as schizoaffective disorder and bipolar disorder with psychosis.
The term “pharmacogenetics (PGx)” was first coined in 1959 with the aim of identifying clinically meaningful genetic predictors of responses to drug treatments and their adverse effects.
A layperson's perspective after deliberating on the meaning of suicide for decades after the loss of his wife.
With a combined 70+ years of clinical experience, the authors discuss scenarios that represent two possible outcomes of discontinuing serotonergic antidepressants.
Substance use disorders are a common comorbidity in individuals with bipolar disorder. Adding cariprazine to their medication regimen may improve symptoms of both disorders.
While some psychiatrists may doubt the connection between climate disruption and psychiatric disorders, the evidence is growing stronger every day.
Test your knowledge on traumatic brain injuries (TBI) and their resultant effects on cognitive function and mental health.
In his latest book, Resilient: How to Grow an Unshakable Core of Calm, Strength, and Happiness, Dr Hanson discusses the scientifically grounded foundation for lasting wellbeing.
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