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Psychodynamic Psychiatry in the Medical Setting

Posted on July 28th, 2014 by Dr. Blumenfield

The following is an extended version of a talk given by Dr. Michael Blumenfield at the World Psychiatric Meeting in Madrid Spain on September 15, 2014 Introductory Case : I would like to start off with a case history The patient is a 21 year old woman who has some paralysis in the right upper […]

The American Academy of Psychoanalysis and Dynamic Psychiatry – 75 Years from Now

Posted on July 14th, 2014 by Dr. Blumenfield

The following is a shortened edited version of the Presidential Address which I gave at the 2014 Annual Meeting of the American Academy of Psychoanalysis and Dynamic Psychiatry held in New York May 2014.  This article in edited form will also appear in the next issue of the The Forum, a magazine published by the […]

Suicide: Main Theme of Meeting in San Francisco May16-18 2013

Posted on May 7th, 2013 by Dr. Blumenfield

Suicide is the 11th leading cause of all death in the United States. It is one of most important issues which mental health professionals are concerned about in their clinical work. The American Academy of Psychoanalysis and Dynamic Psychiatry of which I have the honor of currently being President, has designated the title of its […]

My Introduction to Telepsychiatry

Posted on April 14th, 2013 by Dr. Blumenfield

The following is an article which I wrote for the current issue of the Forum. This is a publication of the American Academy of Psychoanalysis and Dynamic Psychiatry of which I am the current President. President’s Message: My Introduction to Telemedicine/Telepsychiatry By Michael Blumenfield, M.D.   There are many psychiatrists and other therapists who have […]

Let’s Talk About Suicide

Posted on October 12th, 2012 by Dr. Blumenfield

Suicide is the 11th leading cause of death among persons over age 10. Patients with Major Depression or Bipolar Depression have a 20-60 fold increase of mortality rate over the general population. The role of medication and psychotherapy is can be important in preventing suicides. This topic will be discussed in future blogs and is the theme of the annual meeting of the
American Academy of Psychoanalysis and Dynamic Psychiatry which will be held in San Francisco Aug 16-18 2012.