On Becoming a PMHNP
PMHNPs have years of experience as professional nurses, which serve to hone their clinical judgment and assessment skills.
Partnering for the Greater Good
We are all part of a team facing the monumental task of meeting the mental health needs of all Americans.
Reflecting on Psychiatry’s Role in Religion
Psychiatry and spirituality have many things in common, including family dynamics, self-care, emotional intelligence, trauma healing, and suicide prevention.
The Negative Impact of Current Legislation on Gender Diverse Adolescents
Due to discrimination's negative impact, transgender and gender-nonconforming youth are several times more likely than the rate of their cisgender peers to have depression and anxiety.
Special Considerations for SGM Youth Online
Online environments have revolutionized the lives of young SGM individuals, but also created unforeseen issues...
What Constitutes an SGM Community?
What academic terminology should be used when describing sexual and gender minority patients?
The Mental Health of SGM Youth: Embracing Affirmation
Homosexuality was classified as a mental illness until 1973. We have come a long way, but there is a lot further to go...
Medical Liability Costs Are on the Rise
Between 2010 and 2018, the share of premiums that increased ranged from 12% to 17%. Are they continuing to rise?
Tips for Lithium Dosing for Optimal Renal Safety
Higher lithium levels are associated with a greater risk of long-term kidney harm and more frequent depressive episodes. This bipolar update reviews ways to minimize renal side effects.
Which Pharmacotherapies Are Most Effective for Schizoaffective Disorder?
There is debate whether schizoaffective disorder is a separate illness or is part of the continuum of schizophrenia and mood disorder spectrum.
Eden's Stoner Chair
Reading books and journals, charting treatment plans to help patients find an Eden of their own.
Different Strokes: How to Spot and Treat Poststroke Depression
Available evidence indicates that there are a multitude of neuropsychiatric syndromes that occur after a stroke. Cognitive impairment occurs in approximately one-third of patients. These neuropsychiatric manifestations often impede the recovery of motor functioning, reduce social functioning, and decrease the overall quality of life.
A Pioneer of Psychosomatic Medicine
Widely recognized as the prime mover behind the psychosomatic medicine movement, Helen Flanders Dunbar, MD, PhD. was a clinician, writer, and founder of the American Psychosomatic Society.
Aiding and Abetting Burnout
At almost every turn, insurance payers, based on seemingly ignorant and unethical justifications, continue to undermine the quality of psychiatric care.
Helping LGBTQ Youth During the Pandemic
Overwhelmed and encumbered agencies are increasingly unable to provide critical services for LGBTQ youth, leaving them powerless in impeding a downward spiral into homelessness and associated negative ramifications. There are 5 ways psychiatrists can help.
Clinical Dilemmas: What’s Good for the Brain Is Good for the Heart
Does it matter which came first, the depression or the heart disease?
What About Us? The Marginalization of Serious Mental Health and Substance Use
How can mental health professionals promote a true community of immunity?
Confronting the Methamphetamine Epidemic
As all eyes were on the pandemic, another surge simmered below the surface.
Tackling the Big Issues
An introduction to the May issue of Psychiatric Times.
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