Vol 34 No 2

A First-Episode Psychosis Treatment Program: “The Disease Doesn’t Define Me”

February 28, 2017

The Psychiatric Transition Program at the Naval Medical Center in San Diego is a specialized first-episode psychosis program that provides coordinated specialty care to active-duty service members with serious mental illness.

APA Position on Medical Euthanasia

February 25, 2017

The APA's historic Position Statement provides guidance for psychiatrists in the face of a rapidly changing landscape of social values and expectations of medical services. Details here.

It’s Time for Mental Health Policy Sanity in a Crazy World-and PS, Fund It Too!

February 23, 2017

Now is the time to be vigilant and active in the advocacy efforts to fund all the terrific new opportunities the 21st Century Cures Act offers. Here are 9 aspects of the law that focus on psychiatric practice and treatment of those with serious mental illnesses.

Not Just a Matter of Semantics

February 02, 2017

In this Letter to the Editor, practicing psychiatrist Richard Krugley, MD makes the case against the term "assisted suicide" when applied to terminally ill patients. Drs. Pies and Geppert respond.