Understanding Sleep Disorders in Older Adults
Given the impact of sleep on quality of life, cognitive functioning, and health outcomes, understanding sleep disorders in older adults is vital to their overall care.
What is the role of stress in the manifestation of depressive symptoms?
Post-Intensive Care Syndrome: Recognizing the Critical Need for Psychiatric Care
What are the symptoms and treatment strategies for this rapidly growing phenomenon in older adults?
Blade Runner 2049: Tears in Rain
The sequel probes the big questions without flinging them in the viewer’s face. How does memory articulate with one’s sense of origin and purpose-and, above all, of death?
Functional Connectivity: Probing the Brain’s Astounding Complexity
Functional connectivity is a “rapidly developing scientific story.” And for psychiatrists, it is a story worth following.
Cultural Perspectives on Migration and Psychopathology
Ten points to consider on the social phenomenon of migration of millions of people across the globe.
We wrote through the night, between moonlight and morning, admissions and discharges, wrote when phones stopped ringing, when pagers stopped paging. We were raw, opening ourselves to chaos and mystery...
The Wrong Way on a Long and Winding Road: Suicide in the US
Between 2006 and 2016 the overall US suicide rate went up from 10.97 to 13.26 per 100,000 people. Those numbers may seem small, but they reflect an increase of just over 20% in these 10 years.
Psychiatry, “Dangerousness,” and the President
Labeling a (clinically unexamined) public figure as "dangerous" can do as much or more harm as promulgating a specific psychiatric diagnosis.
ECT for Self-Injurious Behavior in Autism: A New Indication
ECT has been found effective in mitigating the deleterious consequences of SIB.
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