Introduction: Trauma and Its Psychiatric ConsequencesFebruary 28th 2020
The articles in this Special Report focus on the interplay between trauma and its consequences, including violent behaviors, substance use disorders, and stroke. Taken together, the articles may contribute to a better understanding of-and treatment development for-patients exposed to trauma.
Violent Behavior and Involuntary Commitment: Ethical and Clinical ConsiderationsFebruary 28th 2020
Ultimately, the decision about involuntary treatment is about risk, not predictable outcomes. In many cases, however, these decisions are much more difficult and, until our crystal balls arrive, our best efforts may still fall short.
Pharmacological Management of Violence and Violent Behavior in Psychiatric SettingsFebruary 28th 2020
Psychotic violence is associated with primary psychotic disorders such as schizophrenia, schizoaffective disorder, and bipolar disorder. While it may be that psychotic violence is the least common type of violence in inpatient environments, it is also the most treatable.
The Non-Binary Story and the Rescue of Self: Healing Stories of the Third KindFebruary 26th 2020
A hypothetical first conversation with a non-binary person . . . One of us would be feeling nervous and the other certain-a phenomenon not unfamiliar to a psychiatrist, only here the roles would be reversed.
My Decade of Psychiatric Times-and YoursFebruary 18th 2020
We are privileged to hear and are trusted with our patients' darkest secrets. Our availability for whatever is needed that is not addressed in the rest of medicine makes us invaluable to society, and this will undoubtedly be the case in the 2020s.