Multiple benefits accrue to patients with psychiatric disorders when the many organizations in the mental health field pool their advocacy efforts to improve care and insurance coverage.
Educational leaders worry that the increasing number of medical students needed to meet the expected physician shortage will not be coupled with a commensurate increase in residency slots.
The international attention focused on the latest edition of DSM is an opportunity to educate trainees and patients about the nature of progress in psychiatric knowledge.
Medication-assisted treatment of substance abuse combines medications with counseling and behavioral therapies to provide a “whole-patient” approach to treating substance use disorders.
Among the possible activities of the caucus is to provide mentoring to young psychiatrists interested in increasing their psychotherapy skills.
A new report from a federal mental health agency documents progress in several behavioral health care realms, including substance use.
A significant percentage of suicide attempts in the Army are found to be linked to pre-deployment factors.
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