Patients with borderline personality disorder often show up in emergency rooms multiple times and can trigger frustration and countertransference reactions in clinicians. Dr. Hong tells us how to help these patients and their families develop the skills needed to manage their emotions.
If you work on a psychiatric inpatient unit, you most likely have witnessed or experienced traumatic events. How can you reduce your or your colleagues’ risk of developing PTSD? Dr. Jacobowitz reviews this important topic.
Dr. Hendrick is a clinical professor at the David Geffen School of Medicine at UCLA and is the director of inpatient psychiatry at Olive View—UCLA Medical Center, where she carries a caseload of patients and provides teaching and supervision for medical students and psychiatry residents. After completing medical school and psychiatric residency at UCLA, she spent several years working as a principal investigator and co-investigator on N.I.M.H. funded research studies. She has authored or co-authored over 75 research papers, editorials, books and other publications. She has a long-standing interest in the needs of severely mentally ill patients from underserved populations and has worked in community mental health settings her entire career.