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Staging psychiatric disorders: A clinico-biologic model
Pleiotropy of psychiatric disorders will reinvent DSM
Brain and mind assessment in psychiatry
Lab tests for psychiatric disorders: Few clinicians are aware of them
The delirium/dementia treatment paradox
Why are metabolic monitoring guidelines being ignored?
Psychiatry’s ‘swords of Damocles’
Psychiatry and the politics of incarceration
The dark side of the human brain
Impaired mental proprioception in schizophrenia
The hazards of serendipity
Innovative approaches to treatment-resistant depression
Improving cognition in psychiatric patients
Is psychiatry ripe for creative destruction?
People who live in ethical ‘glass houses’
Beyond psychiatry’s reach: Fringe behaviors that defy treatment
Enhancing psychiatric care: A decade of progress
The antipsychiatry movement: Who and why
The model psychiatrist: 7 domains of excellence
Quo vadis, psychopharmacology?
Invisible tattoos: The stigmata of psychiatry
The most powerful placebo is not a pill
Harnessing epigenetics for psychiatry
A skeptical view of ‘progress’ in psychiatry
Folie en masse! It’s so tempting to drink the Kool-Aid
Two vastly underutilized interventions can improve schizophrenia outcomes
Recognizing the unheralded heroes of psychiatry
Are some nonpsychotic psychiatric disorders actually psychotic?
Out-of-the-box questions about psychotherapy
Integrating psychiatry with other medical specialties
Treat the patient, not the disease: Practicing psychiatry in the era of guidelines, protocols, and algorithms
A psychiatrist/lawyer crossfire
Combination therapy is here to stay
A psychiatric manifesto
Connecting the dots: Psychiatrists are virtuosos
Thick chart syndrome: Treatment resistance is our greatest challenge
New Year’s resolutions to help our patients
Are psychiatrists more evidence-based than psychologists?
Health care debate: Do psychiatrists support the public option?
Does psychiatric practice make us wise?
Paradigms shift rapidly in antipsychotic treatment
Let me tell you how I feel… (Things that nag at me)
The $1.2 billion CME crisis: Can eleemosynary replace industry support?
Is psychiatry in a recession?
The hallucination portrait of psychosis: Probing the voices within
Long overdue: Measurement-based psychiatric practice
Is Darwin still relevant? Advanced human brain breaks evolutionary rules
Psychiatry’s future is here. Here are 6 trends to watch that will affect your practice
Diagnosis 2.0: Are mental illnesses diseases, disorders, or syndromes?
Should psychiatry list hubris in DSM-V?
Measuring cognition: Essential in clinical practice
Adverse drug effects: An upside to the downside?
CP + AACP > The sum of its parts
Contrarian patients in clinical trials: Lessons from exceptions
Self-deception : A double-edged trait
Your vote, please; What's ailing psychiatry?
Is schizophrenia recovery a ‘myth’?
Breakthrough drugs and sponsorless CME: How the FDA can help
Bring back the asylums?
Pregnant and mentally ill: A labor-intensive clinical challenge
What if …
Is schizophrenia a psychotic disorder?
Innovative polypharmacy: When dopamine blockade is not enough
Remember the hippocampus!: You can protect the brain’s ‘regeneration center’
How should dementia with psychosis be treated?
Sponsored CME: Do drug companies influence the content?
Trends in psychiatry: Will we become ‘diseasologists’?
Mental illness on campus: What have we learned?
Innovation deficit disorder: Psychiatry needs ‘disruptive’ new drugs
3 types of ‘EBM’: Which do you practice?
Irrational beliefs: A ubiquitous human trait
Dying too young
Bipolar disorder: Clinical questions beg for answers
Pathways of pleasure and pain: How well do you know dopamine?
Medications with psychotherapy: A synergy to heal the brain
Our mission: To meet your needs
My valedictory address
Depression: More than a ‘chemical imbalance’
Psychiatry seesaws with stars’ ups and downs
Our mission: ‘Operation Healing’
Depressed and pregnant: Now what?
No such thing as schizophrenia?
What shall we do about CATIE?
New Year’s resolutions: Hazardous to your health?
Turning psychiatric emergencies into opportunities
Is your ‘dream clinic’ worth $1,000?
Help for both mass and personal disasters
Raise the bar from response to recovery
It’s August; why aren’t you on vacation?
Do ‘black boxes’ make demented patients safer?
Too much ‘evidence-based’ medicine?
Currentpsychiatry.com: Solutions in seconds
Taking psychiatry’s changing image personally
Acknowledging my inner hoarder
Rationalization therapy: Feel-good psychiatry
Welcome, advanced practice psychiatric nurses
What would Confucius say about mood stabilizers?
Lab tests in psychiatry: How much is enough?
Malpractice: Why do we worry so much?
High-dose antipsychotics: A matter of opinion
A wise approach to bipolar depression
Exercise and mood: Our parents were right
‘Nielsen’ survey tells us you like CURRENT PSYCHIATRY
No mystery about hypnosis
Treatment-resistant depression: Is there any other kind?
TMP bipolar algorithms: Not ‘cookbook’ medicine
Update on eating disorders Eating disorders: Which treatments are most effective
Christmas depression: The data may surprise you
The truth about anxiety disorders
Getting it right about menopause
Wanted: ‘Digitalis for the mind’
Out of the pipeline and into your office
Treating bipolar disorder during pregnancy: No time for endless debate
ECT: Effective, but it has an image problem
Why are hospitals so stupid?
First-episode psychosis: our greatest challenge
Memos: Somewhere between obsequious and hateful
We all do it, but we don’t usually talk about it
Becoming geriatric at age 1
Three reasons for psychiatry to celebrate
DSM: Not our bible, but our dictionary
Pediatric psychiatry is growing up
Neuropsychiatry is back in style and for good reason
Life is still short, and the art keeps getting longer
Keeping up with mental disorders across the life span
Everything old is new again
Getting bad grades vs. killing people
Is psychiatry a hazardous occupation?
‘That’s really cool, Dad, but—how is that psychiatry?’
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