Psychiatry

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02-02   Measurement-based care: Does behavioral health care measure up?

What if a doctor prescribed medication for a patient with high blood pressure and, when the patient came back in for checkups, the physician neglected to measure the blood pressure again? Most people would question the quality of care that patient was receiving, because the doctor had no way to know whether the prescribed treatment […]


Cuban mental health

11-30   Thawing relations highlight Cuba’s ambivalent past with mental health

Fidel Castro, who ruled Cuba as prime minister or president for a total of almost 50 years, passed away on Nov. 25, 2016. Perhaps the longest-lived foe of the United States, Castro’s rule saw an attempted invasion, a close call to nuclear war and, if some sources are to be believed, some 600 assassination attempts. […]


07-25   It’s not just physical: The psychology behind an Olympic athlete

Michael Phelps, Amy Van Dyken, Carl Osburn and Serena Williams may not all be ordinary household names but all share one thing in common — they are all U.S. Olympic gold medal winners, one of the toughest achievements and most notable titles in the world. Qualifying for the Olympics is one of the greatest rewards […]


borderline personality disorder

07-12   Need for treatment is high among patients with borderline personality disorder

People who have personality disorders such as borderline personality disorder (BPD) have an enduring pattern of thoughts, feelings and behaviors that influences the way that they cope with stress and adversity, feel and think about themselves, and relate to other people. About 1.6 percent of adults in the United States have BPD, a serious and […]