Index, Alphabetized by Topic

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Abuse and Neglect

Acute Stress Disorder; see also Posttraumatic Stress Disorder

Adderall, Adderall XR

Affective Disorders

Alcohol Dependence

Anorexia nervosa

Antidepressant Overview - extensive tables showing mechanism of action, side effects, efficacy; frequently asked questions about antidepressant medication.

Anxiety Disorders

Attention-Deficit/Hyperactivity Disorder (ADHD) Also: update on treatment and diagnosis (March, 2002). Also: Additional Notes, 7/02

Behavioral Reinforcement Schedules

Bulimia nervosa



Challenged Child

Child and Adolescent Psychiatry

Cognitive-Behavioral Therapy; example of cognitive-behavioral therapy log

Conversion Disorder

Defense Mechanisms

Depression; frequently asked questions; frequently asked questions about antidepressant medications.

Depression Alphabetized Index


Dialectical Behavioral Therapy


DSM-IV,  Five Axis Formulation, Part II

Eating Disorders

Ego, Id, Superego


Exam, Mood Disorders: old sample exam with answer key

Factitious Disorders


Firearms and Suicide


Guns and Children

History and Background


Lost Children of Rockdale County - a synopsis of a PBS special on a syphilis outbreak and the adolescent behavior patterns it unearthed (including group sex, drugs, violence, and a void of parental supervision).


Managed Care: Statistics and analysis; Dr. Newcom article on Grady; letters to the editor on a Barron's managed care article.

McNamara, Robert, on open debate and the uninsured.

Mental Retardation

Mental Status Exam

Monoamine Oxidase Inhibitors (MAOI's)

Mood Disorders

Mood Disorders

Mood Disorders Exam: old sample exam with answer key

Mood Disorders Slide Show (Dr. McDonald's lecture block)

Munchausen syndrome



New York Times Article on the Abandonment of the Mentally Ill

Oedipus Complex

Panic Disorder

Personality Disorders

Posttraumatic Stress Disorder (PTSD); Frequently Asked Questions

Psychiatric Assessment: DSM-IV,  Five Axis Formulation

Psychoanalysis and Psychodynamic Psychotherapy

Psychodynamic Defense Mechanisms

Psychodynamic Theory

Psychotherapies, Introduction to

Psychotherapy: see type of therapy 

Raw Note File (unedited text file with little psychiatry factoids)

Residency Education: Essay by Joseph Hardison, MD, from the book On Doctoring (1991).

Risk Factors for Violence

Schedule, Human Behavior 1999-2000

Selective Serotonin Reuptake Inhibitors (SSRI's)

Sexuality in adolescents and children; see NYT article on Florida's forced publication of sexual contacts of mothers wishing to adopt, as well as a review of the ineffectiveness "abstinence-only" sexual education program, 8/02

Sexuality in adolescents and children: PBS Special: The Lost Children of Rockdale County

Smoking and Mental Illness: excerpts from a February, 2001, JAMA article. See also: nicotine.

St. John's wort

Social Phobia

Somatization Disorder

Somatoform Disorders

Substance Abuse and Dependence

Suicidal Behaviors in Children and Adolescents

Suicide: overview; and firearms; rates in different countries.


Trauma in Children

Tricyclic Antidepressants (TCA's)

VA Medical System

Violence and Children: pediatricians to begin counseling children about gun safety and anger management (article). See also: Guns and Children

Violence in children: Article: What to Tell Children About Violence

Violence, Animal Models of

Violence; see also Homicide; see also article Army Behavior Experts to Probe Fort Bragg Killings, 8/02

What Every Medical Student Should Learn in Clinical Psychiatry

Women's and Minority Health