How We Age: A Doctor’s Journey Into the Heart of Growing OldDecember 7th 2011
In his book, How We Age: A Doctor’s Journey Into the Heart of Growing Old, Dr Marc Agronin helps reduce the stigma of ageism and provides clinical guidance for seasoned geriatric psychiatrists, primary care clinicians, and medical students alike.
The Medication Check as Psychotherapeutic OpportunityDecember 7th 2011
This article explores the use of functional analytic psychotherapy (FAP)-a behavioral, evidenced-based approach to psychotherapy that can add psychotherapeutic benefit to your existing brief approaches during medication checks.
A New Report on Pain in America: Like Déjà Vu All Over AgainDecember 2nd 2011
The report notes that pain is a significant public health problem that affects more than 100 million Americans, costs our society at least $560 to $659 billion annually, and can be severely detrimental to the lives of sufferers.
You Say “Yes,” I Say “No,” You Say “Goodbye,” and I Say “Hello”November 17th 2011
In theory, psychiatrists possess no special skills for determining capacity of a patient to accept or refuse medical care, yet a large percentage of a psychosomatic physician’s work nonetheless involves capacity evaluations.