Vol 33 No 10

Brief Cognitive Behavioral Therapy Interventions for Psychosis

October 31, 2016

Psychiatrists who treat patients with psychosis in institutional, community, and crisis settings provide evaluations and medication management, but rarely consider psychotherapeutic interventions. However, such interventions can be critical in recovery.

Providing Culturally Competent Care: Understanding the Context of Psychosis

October 31, 2016

Culture-the way people make meaning and live their lives in particular social worlds-matters in psychosis. The authors explore how a patient's cultural background should influence the way clinicians think about treatment and care.

Exploring the Psychosis-Depression Interface: Clinical Implications

October 31, 2016

A review of the distinction between depressive and psychotic symptom domains, current knowledge about the etiology and neurobiology of depression and psychosis, and how this knowledge can inform the treatment of patients with features of both.

“Doctor, Am I Gay?” A Primer on Sexual Identities

October 28, 2016

It is not unusual for patients to seek consultation with questions about their sexuality. This article provides useful definitions and clinical examples for therapists who wish to address these patient concerns.

Frankly, My Dear, They Don’t Give a Damn

October 19, 2016

I hope readers look seriously at what the Presidential candidates have to say-or if they say anything at all-about addressing the current and increasing disaster in the mental health system before casting their votes.