Distinguishing Between Medical and Psychiatric Conditions
The Carlat Psychiatry Report, Volume 13, Number 11&12, November 2015
Barbara Schildkrout, MD
Assistant Professor of Psychiatry, Part-Time Harvard Medical School, in the Department of Psychiatry at Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center, Boston, Massachusetts. Author of “Unmasking Psychological Symptoms” and “Masquerading Symptoms,” both published by John Wiley and Sons, Inc.
Dr. Schildkrout has disclosed that she has no relevant financial or other interests in any commercial companies pertaining to this educational activity.
Dr. Schildkrout discusses strategies for differentiating medical and psychiatric disorders. The interview covers how mental health professionals can catch red flags for medical conditions such as dimentia and seizures.