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Where might proponents of neurodiversity and psychiatrists agree?
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The Other Side of the COVID-19 Crisis: The Silent, Socially Phobic MinorityApril 6th 2021
Patients who are report social phobia are unlikely to speak out for themselves. For them, confrontations with their boss or coworkers are even worse than water-cooler conversations. That is where psychiatrists can help.
Dad excelled at his craft and was the natural choice for promotion to supervisor of the machine shop when the incumbent retired. But the company told him it just wouldn’t "look right" to have a person with only an 8th-grade education.
Trouble in Paradise: Carbon-Fuel Air Pollution Linked to Disorders Across the LifespanFebruary 22nd 2019
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.
The Psychiatric Self-Diagnosis of SeinfeldNovember 21st 2014
This psychiatrist takes notice when he hears public remarks by celebrities on their alleged psychiatric illnesses. A perfect example is when Jerry Seinfeld claimed he was “a bit autistic” to Brian Williams on NBC Nightly News.
Shared Risk Factors in Multiple Psychiatric DisordersJune 12th 2013
The aggregation of psychiatric diagnoses in individual psychiatric patients, ie, the presence of multiple disorders in one individual, is a curious and sometimes disturbing observation in psychiatry.
Autism Spectrum and Neurodevelopmental DisordersDecember 12th 2012
This article aims to provide the general psychiatric community with an update on the major findings on the biology of ASDs as well as the advances in diagnostic and interventional strategies.
Research Points to Shared Environmental Factors for Autism and ASDMarch 2nd 2012
Three twin studies published between 1977 and 1995, which provided the main body of knowledge on heritability of autism, showed a concordance rate of 72% for a total of 36 monozygotic pairs and a concordance rate of 0% for 30 dizygotic pairs.