Major Depressive Disorder

4 Pillars of Good Mental Health

June 24, 2020

Psychiatric Times asked integrative psychiatrist James Lake, MD, for insights and advice for patients to reduce stress and take care of their mental health on a day to day basis.

4 Stages of Chronic Traumatic Encephalopathy

June 23, 2020

A 59-year-old man with a history of multiple concussions has been having a series of neurocognitive symptoms for the past several years. Discover more in this case.

It’s Time to Use Our Moral Imagination

June 23, 2020

Dr Cynthia Geppert invites listeners to have the courage to use their imagination to rebuild a better and kinder world

Consequences of Social Mitigation Strategies

June 22, 2020

Researchers found a significant drop in life expectancy from depression, alcohol dependence, suicidality, increased divorce rates, and childhood trauma that are a direct result of social distancing.

The Future of Telepsychiatry

June 22, 2020

How can telepsychiatry improve quality and access to care as well as reduce physician burnout? Telepsychiatry pioneers joined Chris Aiken, MD to discuss tips and tricks in making it work for you.

Non-Applicable #Hashtag

June 19, 2020

Can you imagine telling a breast cancer survivor, “All cancers matter?” Dr Frank Clark discusses what led up to writing the words in his poem, Non-Applicable #Hashtag.

Using Mindfulness of the Breath for Stress Reduction

June 18, 2020

Mindfulness is an effective tool to reduce stress and bring us to the present moment.

Suicide by the Numbers: Myths and Facts

June 18, 2020

Even though firearms are only used in 5% to 6% of attempts, they are responsible for half of all suicide deaths and are by far the most common method of suicide. In turn, suicide is by far the most common manner of gun death in the US, far outpacing homicides and accidents. Paul Nestadt, MD, a psychiatrist and epidemiologist at the Johns Hopkins School of Medicine, discusses suicide.

Mental Health Parity in the US: Have We Made Any Real Progress?

June 17, 2020

A breakdown of how we are living up to the ideals and standards proposed by the 2008 Mental Health Parity and Addiction Equity Act, including the pandemic's impact on parity.

Culture Wars, COVID-19, and Countertransference: What America’s Cultural Rifts Might Mean for Psychiatry

June 17, 2020

Although it may seem a bit of a luxury to begin an examination of countertransference at a time when life itself hangs in the balance, clinicians may be working with patients whose political views make it very difficult to address their emotional needs.