A brief guide to the legal aspects of administering involuntary medications.
As a psychiatrist, you could be called to court to testify as a fact witness in a hearing or trial.
A doctor’s legal duty may be extended to individuals other than patients in limited circumstances.
Psychiatrists are increasingly finding themselves in the controversial position of 'gatekeeper' of these medications for enhancement purposes.
“Find a job you enjoy doing, and you will never have to work a day in your life.”
Sexual harassment hit a peak of cultural awareness over the past year. Will medicine be the next field to experience a reckoning?
A structured approach can help identify risk factors, including those not due to mental illness.
In its quarterly publication, this new department will explore a diverse range of topics, including technology, social media, stigma, social...
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