From Crisis to Coping: Strategies for Supporting Trauma-Affected Refugee Youth
Look through the eyes of a medical health care team in a refugee camp with a focus on children’s mental health.
Which Came First, Cannabis Use or Psychosis?
Explore the complex interaction of cannabis and psychosis, and the sociocultural stressors and resulting neurobehavioral symptoms.
To Hospitalize or Not? A Challenge of Child & Adolescent Psychiatry Seen From the Emergency Medicine Perspective
The law says anyone under the age of 18 is considered “incompetent” in regard to health care decisions. But is this what’s best for treatment?
“I’m Just So Tired”: Fatigue in a Medically Complicated Patient
Fatigue is a very common physical complaint. What therapeutic options are available?
The Many Faces of Catatonia, An Under-Recognized Clinical Syndrome
Catatonia: learn more about how to best diagnose early.
My Patient Overdosed and Now I Feel Guilty…
“I Have No One”: Understanding Homelessness and Trauma
More than 80% of homeless individuals report having experienced life-altering trauma at some point in their lives.
Trust, Patience, and Communication: Treating Bulimia Nervosa When Residential Programs are Unavailable
How can you help patients with bulimia nervosa beyond residential programs?
ADHD Considerations for Clinical Practice
ADHD is still surrounded by questions. What do we know?
Headaches and Psychiatric Illness
Headaches are a common comorbidity among a variety of psychiatric diagnoses.
“I Want to Do This for My Baby”: The Woes of Pregnancy and Addiction
Substance use disorder may prove to be a significant issue for some mothers.
Surviving is harder than it looks…
Everyone Relapses Anyway. Or Do They?
Approximately 7.6% of men and 4.1% of women aged 18 and older suffer from AUD, but national surveys consistently demonstrate low utilization of treatments.
Delirium: Don’t Miss It
Delirium: an underrecognized, underdiagnosed medical condition.
My Life is Hell, Doc. Please Help Me!
Why are psychotherapeutic interventions crucial in the treatment of GAD and anxiety disorders in general?
“I’m Not Ready to Die”
A patient, faced with a lung cancer diagnosis and the fear of death, goes through the stages of grief. How can you as clinicians lead them through?
To Treat or Not to Treat? The Conundrum of Likeability
Treating patients who may be perceived as “unlikeable” can be difficult.
I Had to Use
A patient presents with multiple substance use disorders super-imposed on mood and anxiety disorders. Where does a clinician even begin?
A Love Letter to the Patient-Physician Relationship
What can be done to strengthen the therapeutic alliance?
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