An Invitation: Psychiatric Malpractice Grand Rounds
You are cordially invited to submit an article about a “what if” legal dilemma for a series about psychiatry and the law.
Using Pharmacogenetics in Making Treatment Decisions for Schizophrenia
Schizophrenia in Later Life: Patient Characteristics and Treatment Strategies
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.
Cognitive Training for Neural System Dysfunction in Psychotic Disorders
Resilient: How to Grow an Unshakable Core of Calm, Strength, and Happiness
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.
THE QUIZ: Chronic Pain and Traumatic Brain Injuries
Test your knowledge on traumatic brain injuries (TBI) and their resultant effects on cognitive function and mental health.
Climate Disruption and the Psychiatric Patient
While some psychiatrists may doubt the connection between climate disruption and psychiatric disorders, the evidence is growing stronger every day.
Looking at the Past and Forward to the Future
We have come a long way in psychiatry, but we are still at the beginning of the story of understanding the human brain.
The Movie on Your Patient’s Mind
Inquiring about a patient’s favorite movie sometimes proves unexpectedly revealing.
The Complexities Behind the Act of Suicide
A layperson's perspective after deliberating on the meaning of suicide for decades after the loss of his wife.
Ketamine for Stress-Related Psychopathology and Suicidality: A Brief Update
This CME provides a comprehensive understanding of psychopharmacologic treatments for stress-induced psychopathology and the need for novel, rapid-acting agents.
Overheard Conversation, ICU
Do I have to speak? I know you know...
Duty of Care and Informed Consent
Medical malpractice, a form of professional negligence, remains a heavily criticized legal solution for ensuring patient autonomy and competent health care.
Cariprazine May Decrease Substance Abuse in Patients With Bipolar I Disorder
Substance use disorders are a common comorbidity in individuals with bipolar disorder. Adding cariprazine to their medication regimen may improve symptoms of both disorders.
Portrait of a Psychiatrist: A Relay Handoff
As physicians, the risk of being sued is one of our greatest concerns.
A Malpractice Marathon
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.
Sorting Out the Antidepressant “Withdrawal” Controversy
With a combined 70+ years of clinical experience, the authors discuss scenarios that represent two possible outcomes of discontinuing serotonergic antidepressants.
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