Latest Conference Articles

Multitude of Selves: Applying to Residencies as an LGBTQ+ Medical Student

Multitude of Selves: Applying to Residencies as an LGBTQ+ Medical Student

May 5th 2021

APA

Finding a program that is a good fit while LGBTQ+ may be more difficult than it seems…

The Tip of the Iceberg for Women in Academic Psychiatry

The Tip of the Iceberg for Women in Academic Psychiatry

May 4th 2021

APA

Young, professional women in academic psychiatry are facing down the iceberg: gender discrimination.

Fast-Acting Options for Mood Disorders and Psychiatric Emergencies

Fast-Acting Options for Mood Disorders and Psychiatric Emergencies

May 4th 2021

APA

What treatments could handle both psychiatric emergencies and long-standings mental health conditions—in a hurry?

Is It a Psychiatric Disorder or TBI Medical Mimic?

Is It a Psychiatric Disorder or TBI Medical Mimic?

May 3rd 2021

APA

Too often, the medical issues associated with traumatic brain injury are mistakenly diagnosed as psychiatric disorders. A few simple questions and tests can elucidate the real culprit and lead to appropriate treatment.

Serving the Needs of the Many: Identifying Strategies for Better Care

Serving the Needs of the Many: Identifying Strategies for Better Care

May 3rd 2021

APA

Collaborative care guides care across disciplines, including psychology, psychiatry, and primary care. The goal is to change practice, build community, and identify health professionals needing the most assistance.

A Tale of Two Crises: Fighting the Overdose Problem During the Pandemic

A Tale of Two Crises: Fighting the Overdose Problem During the Pandemic

May 3rd 2021

APA

According to Nora D. Volkow, MD, Director of the National Institute on Drug Abuse, drug use and overdose deaths have significantly increased since the outset of the pandemic. What made it worse?

Expert Panel Ponders What It Takes To Be an Ethical Psychiatrist

Expert Panel Ponders What It Takes To Be an Ethical Psychiatrist

May 3rd 2021

APA

What’s a psychiatrist to do? An APA ethics panel at the Annual Meeting considered various dilemmas, including possible conflicts between physicians’ obligations to individual patients and their obligation to promote the public good.

Depression: A Family Affair

Depression: A Family Affair

May 2nd 2021

APA

Can depression be passed on to future generations, and if it can, how can treatment help?

Ketamine: Not A Simple Treatment, But a Worthy One

Ketamine: Not A Simple Treatment, But a Worthy One

May 2nd 2021

APA

One doctor at the APA Virtual meeting explains how ketamine can rebuild spine and synaptic proteins in the brain, but may be difficult to actually prescribe to patients.

Addressing Myths and Facts About Cannabis Use

Addressing Myths and Facts About Cannabis Use

May 2nd 2021

APA

Timothy W. Fong, MD, touches on our current understanding about cannabis use for psychiatric disorders.