Ketamine was originally approved by the FDA as an anesthetic, but is increasingly being used to treat mood disorders such as treatment-resistant depression, anxiety disorders, and PTSD.
The complexities of today’s high-tech methods of communication, data sharing, and data storage lay practices open to unforeseen and constantly changing threats, requiring vigilance and training of medical staff.
The combined number of opioid-related suicides and overdoses almost tripled from 2000 to 2017.
The number of potentially abused elders is staggering: in 2015, older adults — defined as people age 65 or above constituted nearly 15% of the US population — up by 1.6 million from 2014.
To gain deeper insight into the unique challenges facing psychiatrists working with inmates on death row, Psychiatry Advisor interviewed 3 individuals.