Somatoform Disorder

Climate Psychiatry Year in Review

December 01, 2019

Climate medicine: What was once on the radar of just a handful of physicians has exploded into awareness, alarm, and sometimes debate and skepticism. No matter how you look at it, psychiatrists are on the front lines.

Mini Quiz: Medical Catatonia

May 12, 2017

A patient with lupus presents with rash, arthralgias, and altered mental status. Various symptoms, including stupor and mutism, improve with treatment but higher doses of the drug cause more sedation. How would you proceed?

Depression and Anxiety Disorders in Patients With Cancer

March 31, 2017

Psychiatrists need to understand the patient’s cancer diagnosis, staging, treatments and their adverse effects, and prognosis to appreciate the challenges the patient is coping with throughout treatment as well as survivorship or end-of-life.