Vol 38, Issue 6

The Final “P” in Pain Management

June 15, 2021

With a broader and multifaceted understanding of pain, patient care can move from a focus on eradicating pain, as based on objective pain scores, to improving the patient’s quality of life, while simultaneously decreasing pain to a level that is acceptable to the individual patient.

New Approaches and Considerations to Cancer and Suicide

June 10, 2021

Although estimates vary, patients with cancer are at least twice as likely to die by suicide than people who do not have cancer. By identifying those at greatest risk, these treatment modalities can help support patients.

Exploring the Epigenetic Paradigm Shift

June 08, 2021

Early-life stress can modify an individual's genetic code, leading to mental health problems later in life. But by understanding the science of epigenetics, psychiatrists can treat these conditions, and prevent intergenerational trauma.