Monthly Archives: December 2015

Telepsychiatry: The New Wave for the Underserved

Two weeks ago PsychOdyssey attended a talk at NAMI New York Metro about telepsychiatry, a new and fast developing field in psychiatry. The presenter was Mr. Samir Malik, Co-Founder and CEO of 1DocWay, a fascinating start-up telepsychiatry technology company. Lack … Continue reading

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Best of PsychOdyssey: 10 Key Points About Violence and Mental Illness

The public is quite understandably distraught about last week’s evil ISIS-inspired terrorist slaughter of innocents in San Bernardino. Meanwhile, controversial mental health legislation is also moving through Congress that some partisans are wrongly claiming to be akin to evil. In both cases, there are … Continue reading

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PsychOdyssey Editorial: Paranoia About Pot Is Rational

Americans today see a vast public movement favoring decriminalization of marijuana, whether for medicinal purposes (as in many states, including PsychOdyssey’s home state of New Jersey) or even for recreational purposes (as in Colorado). Many Americans seem to favor such action. … Continue reading

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