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Role of Psychiatrist or Other Mental Health Therapist With Patients Who Have Thoughts of Killing Themselves and/or Someone Else.

Posted on April 17th, 2015 by Dr. Blumenfield

As details emerge various news stories of terrorism, and murder/suicide events, there are important questions being raised about how should a mental health therapist approach patients who may have the potential for violence towards themselves or others. I would suggest that the following questions should be considered. What should a psychiatrist or another mental health […]

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 […]