Frustrated by the failures in his field, Tom Insel, a former director of the National Institute of Mental Health, is now trying to reduce the world’s anguish through the devices in people’s pockets.
Psychiatrists who take time with their patients are not the norm. It's not because others don't care. Rather the system rewards efficiency, not empathy.
As psychiatric disorders become attributable to specific, testable causes, will psychiatry become obsolete?
The nation’s healthcare system doesn’t have enough psychiatrists to treat an increasing number of patients who have gained access to behavioral health treatment thanks to expanded mental health coverage in recent years.
Secrecy, mistrust and the shadow of interrogation at the American prison limited doctors’ ability to treat mental illness among detainees.
For most psychiatry trainees, collaborative care is exciting, yet unfamiliar territory. Collaborative care is not just about the way care is organized; it requires a dramatic change in the way psychiatrists think about their role in the evolving health care system.
Psychiatric Times brings practicing psychiatrists and mental health professionals state-of-the art information about mental illnesses.
Psychiatric News is the principal and official means of communication between APA and its members about policies, politics, and legislative and judicial issues affecting psychiatry, as well as the actions and policies of APA itself. The newspaper also serves as a source of clinical and research news pertinent to the field of psychiatry.
CEP exists to communicate evidence of the potentially harmful effects of psychiatric drugs to the people and institutions in the UK that can make a difference.
From its earliest years, the Institute of Psychiatry, Psychology & Neuroscience (IoPPN) has been fundamentally changing and shaping how we understand, prevent and treat mental illness and other conditions that affect the brain. The legacy, ethos and drive of the IoPPN has ensured its position at the forefront of mental health care, redefining mental illness, its treatment and its place in society.
The Internet's largest and oldest independent mental health social network created and run by mental health professionals to guarantee reliable, trusted information and support communities to you, for over 16 years.
PsychDirectory is a global directory of various psych-related services and resources.
We continually strive to be major mental health, mental health care, psychology and psychiatry resource portal containing links to relevant information, articles on mental illness, fact sheets, forums, software downloads and research sources. Our site objective is to address the needs of professional mental health workers, students and the layperson.
Depression and mental health resource.
APRIL is a charity seeking to create awareness that many every day medicines and anaesthetics can induce psychiatric adverse reactions (ADRs) or withdrawal effects including depression, anxiety, insomnia, agitation, self harm, suicidal thoughts and actions, or violence towards others.
BehaveNet is the Web’s most comprehensive freely accessible encyclopedic taxonomy of psychiatric drugs (including drugs of abuse), diagnoses (including diagnostic criteria), terminology and notable people with references to associated media and other resources.
Behavior OnLine aspires to be the premier World Wide Web gathering place for mental health professionals and applied behavioral scientists--a place where professionals of every discipline can feel at home.
Electronic magazine on neuroscience.
BrainLine is a national multimedia project offering information and resources about preventing, treating, and living with TBI. BrainLine includes a series of webcasts, an electronic newsletter, and an extensive outreach campaign in partnership with national organizations concerned about traumatic brain injury.
Counselor Magazine is for Addiction Professionals, Counselors & Social Workers. We provide resources and information for every sort of addiction.
LD OnLine.org is the world's leading website on learning disabilities and ADHD, serving more than 200,000 parents, teachers, and other professionals each month.
Neuroscience atlases, cases, courses, databases, lectures, videos, etc.
This is a collection of java animations for various biopsychology or neuroscience phenomena aimed at an undergraduate audience.
Social Work Today celebrates that professional bond among social workers in all their distinct roles and varied work settings. It is the only national monthly newsmagazine committed to enhancing the entire social work profession by exploring its difficult issues, new challenges, and current successes through expert, but concise editorial content presented in a contemporary, visually appealing style.
The Lighter Side of Psych was selected by the Los Angeles Times as one of the Internet's best humor sites, along with Dilbert, Letterman, and Dave Barry!
The Paul Rosenfels Community website is an oasis in cyberspace where people interested in the ideas of the late 20th philosopher can meet, read the works Paul and his students left us, and offer up their own ideas and observations.
This is an information resource for central nervous system imaging which integrates clinical information with magnetic resonance (MR), x-ray computed tomography (CT), and nuclear medicine images. We welcome submission of Atlas entries. The Atlas project is made possible in part by the Departments of Radiology and Neurology at Brigham and Women's Hospital, Harvard Medical School, the Countway Library of Medicine, and the American Academy of Neurology.
Doctors Lounge is one of the most popular online medical resources for physicians, students and allied clinical professionals. It provides clinical information on psychiatry through multimedia tutorials and other study aids.
Psychiatry Information Center from MedPage Today is the only service for physicians that provides a clinical perspective on the breaking medical news that their patients are reading.
Physician’s Weekly provides authoritative medical news, viewpoints and information for medical professionals.