In honor of Juneteenth, Psychiatric Times™ highlights the significant contributions of Black individuals to the field of psychiatry and issues impacting both patients and clinicians in this underrepresented community.
Black Women in Sport and the Weaponization of Beauty Standards
How is the fetishization of Black bodies and the weaponization of European beauty standards used against Black women in sport?
Some Attendings Are Safer Than Others: Navigating Supervision as a Black Psychiatry Resident
Navigating the supervisor-supervisee relationship is difficult when supervisors are dismissive of racism, especially when the impact of racism cannot be minimized.
Ode to Black Mental Health
Using words and music to help heal...
The State of Mental Health of Black Women: Clinical Considerations
Women experience depression at rates twice that of men. But Black women are only half as likely to seek care as White women. Here's what you can do to help this population.
Busting Myths About Black Individuals With ADHD
Research on the prevalence of ADHD in Black individuals in the United States highlights the need for future research in this underrepresented group.
The Missing Piece to the Puzzle of Black Youth Suicide
How does the experience of racism contribute to suicidal ideation and attempts?
Rising From the Ashes of Oppression
These 4 disastrous climate change events affected Black Americans disproportionately…
A Black psychiatrist's reflections and dreams on what true allyship would look like in a country that remains divided.
7 Black Physicians That Made History in the Mental Health Field
Them: Must-See TV for Psychiatrists
A Tribute to Black History Month