Mental illness accounts for a third of all years lived with disability and is associated with twice the relative risk of all-cause mortality. An estimated 8 million deaths are attributable to mental disorders every year, with two-thirds due to comorbid medical illness.
This article, the first of a three-part series, describes how hospital-based psychiatric EDs differ from community-based crisis centers.
No doubt the climate is changing dramatically, and the evidence of profound heat waves and their impacts confront us in large and small ways on a regular basis.
The National Alliance on Mental Illness (NAMI) is a one-of-a-kind nonprofit that is here for your patients and their families, no matter where they are.
We cannot protect our patients without protecting our planet. This means a personal and professional commitment to green our activities by considering the carbon effects of how we do our work.
Opioids, suicide, and Alzheimer disease all play a large role in the life expectancy drop reported by the CDC.
This Special Report offers insight into gender vulnerabilities and clinical implications in areas like schizophrenia, Alzheimer dementia, and anxiety disorders.
An estimated 12 billion working days are lost due to mental illness every year, according to a new report.
Dads get sad, too. Postpartum depression (PPD) in mothers has long been recognized and receives considerable attention, but the same is not true for fathers—until recently.
Poetic, raw, and haunting, this young woman's description of having a psychiatric illness powerfully reveals what I believe are common, but rarely articulated, thoughts and feelings.