Psychiatry Practice Management

Many Med Students Complain of Inadequate Mental Health Support

Many Med Students Complain of Inadequate Mental Health Support

Thirty percent of medical students said they experienced or received treatment for a mental health condition, and 15% considered suicide.

Mental Health 'Labels' Can Negatively Impact Treatment of Patients

Mental Health 'Labels' Can Negatively Impact Treatment of Patients

In an experiment, researchers found that clinicians assumed behaviors that were not present in diagnosing a patient.

Need for Psychiatrists More Urgent Than Ever

Need for Psychiatrists More Urgent Than Ever

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Over the next 5 years, 48% of psychiatrists are expected to retire.

Questions Linger Over Long-Term Use of Psychiatric Drugs

Questions Linger Over Long-Term Use of Psychiatric Drugs

One Danish scientist argues that the benefits of psychiatric drugs have been exaggerated and their harms minimized.

Some Exchange Plans May Violate ACA Mental Health Parity Law

Some Exchange Plans May Violate ACA Mental Health Parity Law

Study finds up to 25% of exchange plans may violate Affordable Care Act mandate requiring parity for mental health benefits.

History of Mental Health Treatment Focus of New Museum

History of Mental Health Treatment Focus of New Museum

The Bethlem Museum of the Mind, located just outside of London, chronicles how mental illness has been treated over hundreds of years.

Doctors' Clothing Affects Patient Trust

Doctors' Clothing Affects Patient Trust

Most patients have more trust and confidence in doctors when they are wearing formal attire or white coats.

Texting May Aid in Mental Health Treatment

Texting May Aid in Mental Health Treatment

Patients being treated for mental illness are more likely to use texting than download apps on their cell phones.

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