With the multitude of nutritional products available to patients via the Internet and health-food stores, psychiatrists need to be prepared to respond to questions from patients about the value of these supplements.
The ethical status of suicide is not a question psychiatrists can ignore. After all, our duty to preserve and protect life is founded on moral values, even if they are so deeply embedded in our medical ethos that we no longer sense their moral underpinnings.
A nationwide study finds health problems common in adolescence, and often linked with emotional symptoms. Another cross-sectional study finds psychiatric disorders in adolescence linked with chronic pain.