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Mandatory Reporting of Suspected Child Abuse
All psychiatrists must familiarize themselves with relevant reporting statutes and be knowledgeable about what constitutes neglect or abuse.
Adult Implications of Childhood Maltreatment
Maltreatment at an early age casts a very long shadow. Here: a look at the long-term effects of early childhood trauma.
Elder Abuse and Neglect: Appearances Can Be Deceptive
The number of persons affected by elder mistreatment and self-neglect is growing—with consequent increases in morbidity and premature mortality.
The Role of Psychiatry in Sex Offender Management
Medicine and law have a rich collaborative history in the management of persons convicted of sex offenses.
Munchausen by Proxy and Factitious Disorder Imposed on Another
Why do you need to know about Munchausen by Proxy? Answers here.
Interventions for Perpetrators of Intimate Partner Violence
Substantial progress has been made in the development of etiologic models of intimate partner violence and interventions for individuals who assault their intimate partners. These authors provide details.
Introduction: The Conventional Wisdom About Mood Disorders
What is the future of psychiatric assessment and treatment of mood disorders? The articles in this Special Report explore some important aspects and issues.
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