Recognizing Toxidromes From Digitally Accessed Illicit Drugs: New Challenges for PsychiatristsApril 18th 2017
Access to illicit drugs is now as easy as a few swipes on a smartphone. Here's a primer for clinicians who aren't well acquainted with this trend and who aren’t familiar with the many substances themselves.
Improving Mental Health Care in America: An Opportunity for Comprehensive Reform
The authors outline the ingredients for the transformation of mental health care in America.
Psychiatry Notes: Patients With Guns, Refugee Psychiatry, Even Longer ShiftsMarch 17th 2017
A 10-1 federal appeals court decision allows Florida doctors to gun ownership with their patients; a psychiatrist on the front lines in war-torn areas; a new rule that allows for 24-hour shifts plus an additional 4 hours for residents-these and other recent stories are covered in this roundup.
It’s Time for Mental Health Policy Sanity in a Crazy World-and PS, Fund It Too!February 23rd 2017
Now is the time to be vigilant and active in the advocacy efforts to fund all the terrific new opportunities the 21st Century Cures Act offers. Here are 9 aspects of the law that focus on psychiatric practice and treatment of those with serious mental illnesses.
6 Unique Functions of Psychiatrists in Primary CareFebruary 3rd 2017
In some segments of the evolving health care system, primary health care teams with psychiatry at their core are becoming a reality. Here are 6 ways psychiatrists add value to primary care health teams.
Psychiatry Roundup: The Cures Act, Carrie Fisher, Abortion DenialJanuary 13th 2017
President Barack Obama’s last bill signed into law; Carrie Fisher’s legacy gives voice to mental illness; psychological outcomes of women who had abortions against those denied abortion; and other psychiatry news.
Psychiatry Roundup: Out With the Old, In With the...Old?December 15th 2016
This psychiatry roundup includes important or noteworthy stories in the news, including the Surgeon General's initiative against addiction, the implementation of DSM's Continuous Improvement Model, art and psychiatry, pediatric opioid poisoning, and more.