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Physicians with depression more likely to self-report medical errors

November 27, 2019
Physicians who screen positive for depressive symptoms have an increased risk for medical errors, according to results of a systematic review and…

CME Article

Enhancing Physician Wellness Through Coaching: An Occupational Psychiatry Tool

Psychiatric Annals, November 2019, Volume 49 Issue 11
Mental health clinicians learn many of the fundamentals of coaching through their training. Occupational psychiatrists may consider using coaching…

CME Article

The Forensic Evaluation and Rehabilitation of the Impaired Physician

Psychiatric Annals, November 2019, Volume 49 Issue 11
Forensic, addiction, and occupational psychiatry have been the main subspecialties of psychiatry contributing to the assessment and treatment of…

CME Article

Organizational Approaches to Burnout

Psychiatric Annals, November 2019, Volume 49 Issue 11
Burnout is a problem that takes its toll on health care practitioners and organizations, as well as the patients they serve. People and health care…

Guest Editorial

Achieving Health Care Professional Well-Being: The Role of Occupational and Organizational Psychiatry

Psychiatric Annals, November 2019, Volume 49 Issue 11
Workplace mental health was often hidden in the past due to the stigma of mental illness and fear of discrimination from the employer. Personal life…

CME Article

Forensic Psychiatry and Consultation-Liaison Psychiatry: Exciting Subspecialties with Bright Futures

Psychiatric Annals, November 2018, Volume 48 Issue 11
Additional training in psychiatric subspecialties has been increasingly recognized as a way to prepare psychiatrists to successfully manage more…

Feature Article

Homicides of Mental Health Workers by Patients: Review of Cases and Safety Recommendations

Psychiatric Annals, June 2017, Volume 47 Issue 6
A systematic search for accounts describing homicides of mental health workers between 1981 and 2014 was conducted. Demographic characteristics of…

Feature Article

Internet Sabotage: Negative Online Reviews of Psychiatrists

Psychiatric Annals, December 2016, Volume 46 Issue 12
Internet sites where you can rate physicians have become increasingly popular, but these sites can pose numerous problems for physicians, especially…

"Post-Party Recovery" Just Might be the Newest Medical Specialty

December 17, 2015
One overindulgence that has always resisted a fast fix is too much alcohol. While hangover remedies are legion, none seemed to really make the pain…

'Twas the Night Before Christmas. . . in the Hospital

December 17, 2015
Hospitals don’t close on the holidays, and for those who are stuck there—patients, their visiting family and friends, doctors and…

Physician Burnout is Epidemic. For Many Doctors, Locum Tenens is the Cure

December 14, 2015
Combatting Stress

Locum Tenens: A New (Old) Way to Earn Extra Money in Medicine

December 14, 2015
“There was a time when locum tenens were primarily late-career or retired physicians. No longer,” says Melissa Byington, President of…

Doctors are as Reliable as Santa Claus (or Vice Versa)

December 8, 2015
A team of Danish researchers decided to undertake a Christmas study to find out what people thought of doctors, and—wait for it--how that…

Crossing Over to Luxury

December 8, 2015
Small Crossover Utility Vehicles (CUVs) like the Honda CRV, Toyota RAV4, and Ford Escape have been increasing in popularity for years, but until…

This Mayo Clinic MD Knows What Will Make You Happy

December 3, 2015
But rather than just continuing to complain about the problem, Dr. Sood says we should be focusing on the solution. “And the solution is to…

Take Two Spoonfuls. . . and Enjoy! The Mayo Clinic's Updated Chicken Noodle Soup Recipe

December 2, 2015
You might refer some of your patients to the Mayo Clinic for its integrated, multidisciplinary approach to diagnosis and treatment. The Mayo Clinic…

The Physicians' Life Do-Good Gift Guide 2015

November 25, 2015

The Doctor and the Dalai Lama

November 24, 2015
Dr. Kerzin (right) with the Dalai Lama No doubt you’ve read about the doctors who care for sports teams, famous athletes, Hollywood actors…

Thanksgiving Recipes by and for Doctors: The Good, the Bad, and the Truly Useful

November 18, 2015
String-Bean Casserole Mrs. Clark Johnson

Rx: Luxurious, Healing Hand Creams

November 17, 2015
How many times do you wash your hands each day? Depending on how many patients you see, it could easily be dozens. And all that wetting, scrubbing…

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