Wellness in Physician Colleagues
Working in the health care profession is a privilege, yet it also carries some personal risks. Only when clinicians who have sought and successfully received help for depression, suicidality, and other mental illness come forward to share their experience will more of clinicians in need of psychiatric treatment feel comfortable seeking and receiving that care.
The Lunch Hour
Here is a glimpse into the understated yet basic importance of taking a lunch break as a way of recharging during the workday.
Addressing Substance Use Disorders in Physicians to Sustain Wellness
Nurturing Resilience in the Wounded Healer
The challenge for clinicians lies in balancing the profound connection to patients’ suffering with the need to maintain personal resilience.
Travel Builds Your Brain Capital
Travel can boost a clinician’s brain health, cultural intelligence, and creativity.
Assessment and Management of Bipolar Disorder in Older Adults
OABD is a significant concern among older adults, characterized by unique presentations and comorbidities. Here's what you need to know.
Integrative Therapies for Brain Health and Aging
Clinicians must feel knowledgeable and masterful in incorporating lifestyle and integrative therapies targeting nutrition, stress reduction, normalization of sleep, aerobic and mindful exercise, and meaningful activities that add joy and life to years, and not just years to life.
Geriatric Psychiatry in the US
Although psychiatric disorders are common among older adults, many of these individuals do not get the treatment they need. The Psychiatric Times Special Report on Geriatric Psychiatry discusses how we can improve outcomes for this patient population.
Late-Life Treatment-Resistant Depression
Psychotherapy for Treatment-Resistant Depression Is Overlooked, Underused
"Evidence indicates that psychotherapy may yield greater durability of treatment gains than pharmacotherapy."
The Importance of Refining the Depression Diagnosis
In this Special Report, let's re-evalute depression.
Addressing Common Questions About Comorbid Personality Styles and Medical Illnesses
How can hospital staff provide the most effective care to patients with comorbid medical illness and serious mental illness?
Comorbidity of Anorexia Nervosa and Schizophrenia: A Case Study and Review of the Literature
Anorexia nervosa may be underdiagnosed in patients with schizophrenia due to difficulty in distinguishing the two comorbid conditions.
Examining Common—and Not-So-Common—Comorbidities
Most patients have more than 1 condition that requires attention. Here's what you need to know.
Updates in Pediatric Boarding: A Review of National Pediatric Boarding Consensus Panel Recommendations
The development of the National Pediatric Boarding Consensus Panel guidelines attempts to provide hospitals suggestions for a safe, timely, and equitable standard of care for patients who are boarding.
Safety Planning: A Tool for Peers As Well?
Safety planning by peers is feasible and acceptable to patients, might result in decreased ED visits, and may represent a way of implementing safety plans in rural EDs.
Violence Risk Assessment in the Emergency Department
"As society continues to grapple with the consequences of violent behaviors, increasing efforts to understand and mitigate the risks of such behaviors using evidence-based methods and tools will be essential."
Emergency Psychiatry in an Extraordinary Age
Welcome to the Emergency Psychiatry Special Report.
Science and Art in Cognitive Behavioral Therapy
"The root of the word 'create' or 'creativity' essentially means 'to grow.' That is probably what lies at the heart of what patients really want; they want to grow in terms of their relationships, their abilities, their passions and interests, their health, and in terms of whatever dreams they want to achieve personally in their lives."
The Poetic Body
The body keeps the score...
Poetic Reflections Yield Lessons Learned
"Be bold, choose joy, and live authentically."
Creativity Outlets: The Clinician’s Battery for Recharging
The ambiguity of psychiatry naturally lends itself to a story, and creativity is all about telling a story.
A Creative Journey
For one patient, the road to wellness was also a creative journey.
Poetry and Me
This Special Report invites readers to journey with individuals who use their artistic side to reflect on their experiences as healers and the healed.
Addressing Racial and Ethnic Disparities in Women’s Mental Health Care
"Systemic racism is insidious and ingrained in our daily experience. Women of color are doubly minoritized."
Postpartum Psychosis: Improving the Likelihood of Early Intervention
“She would never hurt her baby...”
Disparities and Opportunities in Mental Health Care for Women
"There is an urgency for competent, thoughtful mental health care for women—not only because the differences have been ignored in the past, but because women’s mental health so often affects health and mental health outcomes for their children."
Fentanyl: Accelerant of the Adolescent Opioid Crisis
How can we turn the tide of the fentanyl epidemic?
Psychiatry on TikTok: Providing Education to Teens in an Ethical Manner
84% of 500 TikToks offered inaccurate or potentially damaging medical advice. How can you address TikTok as a mental health professional?
Examining the Reality: The Influence of Social Inequities on Child and Adolescent Mental Health
The recent social disruption and stress placed on families has led to heightened mental health concerns in children and adolescents. Here's how you can address them.
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