Vol 31 No 10

Consultation/Liaison Psychiatry in Geriatrics: Overcoming Challenges and Finding Solutions

October 30, 2014

This article summarizes 5 cases from consultation services at several teaching hospitals. These challenging cases illustrate several points for the consultation/liaison psychiatrist to consider in caring for elderly hospitalized patients.

Treating Complex Trauma Survivors

October 20, 2014

This CME outlines distinguishing features of PTSD, complex trauma, and the dissociative subtype of PTSD (DPTSD), with an explanation of the distinctive neurobiological subtype of DPTSD.

The Most Exciting Time in the History of Psychiatry

October 15, 2014

Advances in psychiatric research, spanning the entire spectrum of biological, psychological, and social aspects of mental processes and functions, have transformed the field of psychiatry. More in this inaugural piece by Psychiatric Times' Editor in Chief.

The Importance of Measuring Outcomes in Clinical Practice

October 01, 2014

Standardized, quantifiable outcome measures exist for most major psychiatric disorders, yet they are rarely used in routine clinical practice. This article identifies the rationale for using psychiatric scales.