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General Psychiatry

April 15, 2021
Michael Myers, MD, says physicians continue to face pressure to remain silent about mental illness, which leads to hesitancy in seeking help and a worsening of symptoms.
February 24, 2021
BLOG: At the one-year mark of the COVID-19 pandemic, I turn again, as I did in March 2020, to writing to make sense of my world. I am tired, I am frustrated, and I am weary. But, like you, I am still here.
January 09, 2021
BLOG: We humans are complex creatures who can hold, Shiva-like, the simultaneous capacity for tremendous creation in one hand and woeful destruction in the other.
November 20, 2020
Thanksgiving is coming. Chances are, it’s going to feel different this year, and maybe in some ways you’re not looking forward to.
October 02, 2020
BLOG: In a recent study, the utilization of psychedelic medicine in group therapy was linked with reduced demoralization among long-term, gay-identified, male HIV survivors—an outcome with larger implications for overall healthcare.
September 03, 2020
BLOG: Psychedelic-assisted therapies, once consigned to the fringes of psychiatric practice, are exploding into the mainstream of psychiatry and will take center stage at a Psych Congress preconference.
August 19, 2020
BLOG: More patients are exploring the medicinal aspects of cannabis for their psychiatric conditions, and many are presenting to their providers already convinced of the benefits of their self-treatments.
August 07, 2020
BLOG: The Physician Support Line launched by Dr. Mona Masood, a Philadelphia psychiatrist, started as an idea on social media, and now has more than 700 psychiatrist volunteers.
May 28, 2020
BLOG: We know that isolation is one of the drivers of suicide in doctors. But listening to how doctors are affected in their heroic work on the front lines of the COVID-19 epidemic gives me hope that barriers to openly sharing one’s personal distress are lowering.
May 07, 2020
BLOG: In the middle of a crisis, it is difficult to plan ahead, but that is what we must do now, not only for those impacted by this current wave of the COVID-19 pandemic, but also to build inner resilience to care for those who may be impacted by a coming wave in the fall.
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