This issue of Psychiatric Times covered government fraud, emergency psychiatry, PTSD in practicing psychiatrists, college mental health, and other critical issues.
The November issue of Psychiatric Times covered government fraud, emergency psychiatry, PTSD in practicing psychiatrists, college mental health, and other critical issues. Scroll through the slides for links to the articles.
A report by E. Fuller Torrey, MD on Medicaid and Medicare fraud, excessive waste, and frivolous expenditures-all at the expense of those who suffer from psychiatric illness.
"There has never been a worse place and worse time to have a severe mental illness than now in the United States," says Dr Allen Frances. Do you agree?.
This article reviews DSM-5 changes to symptom criteria for bipolar disorder. The primary focus is on the diagnosis and treatment of mania and hypomania. ©ChristosGeorghiou/Shutterstock
Like, many Americans, Dr Allan Tasman wonders what is behind the glaring lack of controls over prescription drug costs, even for everyday medications. Â©PaulFleet/Shutterstock
This Special Report, chaired by Leslie Dunn, MD, covers the following topics:
Working With Law EnforcementInterviewing in the Emergency SettingConsent in Psychiatric EmergenciesThe Child and Adolescent Psychiatric Emergency
Protecting patient information is an essential part of maintaining patient trust. What do you do if you discover a data breach? Â©Lightspring/Shutterstock
For PTSD in psychiatrists and other mental health care providers to be addressed, a major shift in medical culture and thinking is needed.
When the Psychiatrist Has PTSD
Any suicide is a tragedy, but the suicide of a college student-just on the brink of entering independent adulthood-is particularly heartbreaking.
Managing the Suicidal College Student: Advice for Community Providers
Addiction and mental health treatment has fallen increasingly into the justice system for underserved and indigent patients. How do we bring state-of-the art treatment to this population in desperate need? Â©Lightspring/Shutterstock
Medication-Assisted Treatment and Drug Courts
If serotonin was once American psychiatry’s “high school crush,” the field now appears wedded to a more mature model of biological and psychosocial understanding. Â©aleisha/Shutterstock
At the hot spots of our patients' lives. ©Panco971/Shutterstock
A Psychiatrist's Diet