When I’m dealing with a patient with a fixed, religious delusion (typically with accompanying instructions from a divine being) that’s starting to waver, there’s always a tricky period when trying to introduce a little bit of doubt. 383 more words
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On my overnight shift on the psych ward, I did some medicine.
It’s uncommon that psychiatric registrars get to do standard, down-to-the ground medicine.
One of the senior psychiatric officers I work with tells me it’s been over seventeen year since he’s taken a blood sample from anyone. 366 more words
A lot of what I value the most at my job is the work with the Early Interventions in Psychosis service.
It is, comparatively, a tiny team. 1,168 more words
Brain tumors aren’t an uncommon thing in psychiatry.
Scratch that, they’re not an uncommon thing in the world at large. But in the psychiatric population, they seem to be a bit more common. 774 more words