The Psychiatry of Work: Is Residency Training Adequate?

December 16, 2014

It has been estimated that depression alone results in a loss of $31 billion per year for employers. This slideshow reports findings from a survey on work psychiatry.

This Year in Rorschach: 2014

December 11, 2014

Featuring this year in Rorschach tests at Psychiatric Times.

7 Steps to Prevent and Manage Violence in Bipolar Patients

November 06, 2014

The bipolar diagnosis introduces some unique aspects to violence prevention and management, although the general principles are similar to those for patients with other psychiatric disorders. More in this slideshow.

Top 5 Stress Reactions to Public Health Epidemics

October 21, 2014

People experience a spectrum of reactions as a result of epidemics, such as Ebola, and disasters, such as weather-related events. Psychiatrists can provide interventions for those who are in distress with a special focus on mitigating these disaster stress reactions.

Top 5 CPT Claim Denials in Psychiatry

October 06, 2014

An infographic on the most common unexpected claim denials in medicine, with a focus on psychiatry.

The New, Confusing CPT Codes: How to Get Paid for What You Deserve

September 17, 2014

In this podcast, Drs Shah and Lustig provide a summary of their presentation at the 2014 Psychiatric and Mental Health Congress and explain the process, rationale, and application of the numerous changes to the CPT codes.

Creative Expressions and the Unconscious Mind

August 15, 2014

Painting and writing are ways in which this clinician expresses herself and relaxes after a hard day's work with patients.

Co-Occurring Mania and ADHD in Youths

June 03, 2014

Evidence suggests that co-occurrence with ADHD is a marker of preadolescent-onset mania. This slideshow provides some evidence for you to decide whether this form of very early-onset mania represents a developmental subtype of the disorder.

Integrative Management of Schizophrenia: Key Findings and Recommendations

May 22, 2014

Although there is limited evidence for mind-body treatments for schizophrenia, these approaches may improve overall quality of life without associated risks. More in this slideshow.

Society’s Chemical Noose: A Look at Substance Abuse and Suicide

May 08, 2014

Substance abuse and addiction are commonly associated with an increased risk of suicide. Alcohol abuse plays a key role in suicide attempts and completions; prescription drugs are a close second. The causes of suicide for men and women are different but the suicide rates are equally staggering.