Psychiatric Times Vol 36, Issue 7

Introduction: Exploring the Foundations of Psychiatry

July 30, 2019

As we discover new diseases of the brain that present with psychiatric symptoms, it remains incumbent upon us to remember the experience of patients and their families in the context of society at large.

Diagnostic Errors in Neuropsychiatry

July 30, 2019

While the process of diagnosing is common to all fields of medicine, this article specifically addresses missed “medical” diagnoses in patients who present to or are being followed by psychiatrists and other mental health clinicians.

Addressing Psychogenic Nonepileptic Seizures: Clinical Challenges

July 30, 2019

DSM-5 categorizes PNES as a functional neurological disorder or conversion disorder with seizures. It is essential that neurologists, psychiatrists, and other clinicians coordinate care to ensure that patients with PNES receive a prompt diagnosis.

Vicarious Trauma in Clinicians: Fostering Resilience and Preventing Burnout

July 26, 2019

The recognition of a wide range of traumatic experiences-physical or sexual assault, motor vehicular accidents, natural disasters, terrorism-has implications for understanding the vulnerability to vicarious trauma inherent in a clinician’s practice.