Vol 35, Issue 6

Handgrip Strength and Cognitive Performance in Schizophrenia

June 26, 2018

Handgrip is a simple proxy for muscular strength and a clinically useful measure of muscular function. What are the neurophysiologic underpinnings of the relationship between handgrip strength and cognition?

The Silent Suffering of Those on Temporary Protected Status: Unbeknownst to Many

June 21, 2018

Medical students, psychiatry residents, and practicing psychiatrists from different backgrounds gathered with one purpose: “To increase awareness around the mental health needs of the 437,000 foreign nationals from 10 countries on Temporary Protected Status."

Creativity and Psychiatric Illness: Finding the Sweet Spot

June 15, 2018

Many people with psychiatric disorders engage in creative activities, from informal hobbies to highly accomplished careers, but some avoid treatment entirely. Two cases illustrate a nuanced approach that integrates medical knowledge with patients’ perspectives.