Work-Life Balance: What Is It and How Do We Attain It?
Understanding and Addressing Physician Substance Use and Misuse
“Doctors are great at hiding their addictions, especially from themselves... However, there are signs that something is wrong—be it addiction, depression, psychosis, or some other problem.”
Physician, Heal Thyself: An Introduction
Exploring Diagnostic Strategies in the Assessment of Mixed Affective States
In this CME article, examine how current DSM nosology defines the proper method of assessing a mixed-episode patient and which diagnostic labels to give them based on their presenting symptomatology.
Comorbidity Complexities: Patterns and Implications
A recent study demonstrates how large-scale, real-world data analyses can elucidate patterns of disease comorbidity.
Effects of Nutrition on Mood Variability in Bipolar Disorder
This diet was associated with significant reductions in variability of symptoms in patients with bipolar disorder.
How to Improve Systemic Problems in Mental Health Care
"We began solving chronic and complex clinical challenges in our system, such as aggression toward others, unnecessary antipsychotics in patients with dementia, and transitions of care for patients with severe cooccurring disorders."
A Personal and Psychiatric Jazz Riff on Racism
“Listening is hard work. It may take years. You may feel more injured than you are healed. You may be wiser, but the quintessential moment may elude you. Above all, you must listen with an open heart and be prepared to hold back against stereotypes of your racial identity as well as the identity of others.”
Skilcraft Visible Man Anatomy Kit, 1960
"And when she allows our eyes to meet my joy from her gift pleases her more than I can understand on this birthday she loved to call my first day of medical school."
Telepsychiatry Initiatives in Psychiatry Departments: Enabling Sustainable Growth
How can telehealth help academic psychiatry departments improve administrative efficiency and expand their clinical services?
The Model Minority Myth and Medicine: Racism, Sexism, and Mental Health
What is the model minority myth and how is it harming us all?
Cool for the Summer
This summer issue of Psychiatric Times is heating up. Don't miss a single clinical pearl!
Everyone Please Stop (EPS)
Is the term, "extrapyramidal symptoms," an example of a “4-letter word”?
What Are Clinicians Missing About Catatonia?
An estimated 5% to 10% of acute psychiatric inpatients have catatonia—yet catatonia remains widely underdiagnosed.
School Shooters and Psychopathy: A Rush to Judgment?
What is a psychopath? Here's why school shooters may not fit the definition.
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