Delirium and Major Neurocognitive Disorder for Medical Students: Presentation Shortcode

Here’s an update on the delirium and dementia (oops, I meant major neurocognitive disorder as per DSM-5) lecture for medical students using WordPress Presentation Shortcode. It’s not the same as PowerPoint–but close. I didn’t use bullets because then you’d have to click the navigation arrows each and every time for each separate bulleted line. We […]

What is the Psychiatrist’s Role in the Ebola Outbreak?

The latest Psychiatric News issue carried a story about the mental health needs of West African patients, families and health care workers stricken by the Ebola crisis. PsychiatryOnline | Psychiatric News | News Article http://t.co/6AvRMgmWCT — James Amos (@jamostheelder) October 25, 2014 Coupled with what I learned at a recent informational forum I attended at […]

National Suicide Prevention Week: Suicide Risk Assessment

Since September is Suicide Prevention Month and next week will be National Suicide Prevention Week, I thought it would be timely to post a presentation about suicide risk assessment. Nearly every day in my role as a psychiatric consultant I’m asked to assess someone’s suicide risk, usually after the patient has been admitted following a […]

WordPress Presentation Shortcode; The New PowerPoint: Medically Unexplained Physical Symptoms

So this is another quick presentation using WordPress shortcode on an important topic in Psychosomatic Medicine–somatic symptom disorders. Although I understand and respect the DSM-5 reconceptualization of the somatoform disorders, I’m still going to use the term Medically Unexplained Physical Symptoms (MUPS) because it’s readily recognizable. Many doctors are still using it for convenience. Most […]

Look Out; He’s Using Shortcode Again! Decisional Capacity Assessment

I’m incorrigible; I’m trying to use WordPress Presentation Shortcode again to make a short presentation on decisional capacity assessment. This is a frequent request, I mean to help with decisional capacity assessment, not shortcode, of course. This by no means does much more than scratch the surface of this issue, but it’s what’s essential for […]