Nearly three dozen Iranian government officials and members of parliament are infected and a senior adviser to the supreme leader has died.
As the novel coronavirus sweeps Iran, the government’s response has been opaque and remarkably deficient, favoring political and religious priorities over pragmatic prevention policies.
Since Iran announced its first cases of the novel coronavirus more than two weeks ago, a growing number of analysts and physicians have questioned Tehran’s death toll tallies.
In A Modern Contagion, Amir Afkhami argues that Iran’s nineteenth-century Cholera crisis had a profound influence on the development of modern Iran, steering the country's social, economic, and political currents. As the novel coronavirus continues its widespread infection of the Iranian…
Consultation-liaison psychiatry (C&L), previously known as psychosomatic medicine, has a long history. And that history, said Thomas Wise, MD, professor of psychiatry and behavioral sciences at the George Washington University (GW) School of Medicine and Health Sciences (SMHS), is important…
Cultural identity and the understanding of one’s self play into how the brain processes information and in how violence is motivated by one’s identity, topics discussed at the GW Department of Psychiatry’s most recent Grand Rounds.
Sangeeta, Ramesh, Asha. Those are names of children whose lives were restored thanks to the efforts of global mental health expert Brandon Kohrt, MD, PhD, RESD ’13, associate professor of psychiatry and behavioral sciences at the George Washington University (GW) School of Medicine and Health…
Drs. Pooja Lakshmin, Julia Frank, Stefani Reinold and Linda Ojo (left to right) attended the World Congress on Women's Mental Health in Dublin, Ireland. The conference was held by the International Association for Women’s Mental Health from March 6-9, 2017.
SMHS is one of the only schools to incorporate a transgender session in their curriculum and recently a committee was created to improve care for transgender patients.
For the third year in a row, the George Washington University (GW) Psychiatry Residency Program has partnered with Fairfax Mental Health to provide low-fee mental health services to current college students in the Northern Virginia communities.