Telepsychiatry: Who, What, Where, and How

Discover more about the future of technological psychiatric services in an article entitled "Telepsychiatry: Who, What, Where, and How" authored by Kristen Lambert, J.D., M.S.W., L.I.C.S.W., and Moira Wertheimer, J.D., R.N. and recently published by the American Psychiatric Association

Understanding Executive Function

Executive function and self-regulation skills are the mental processes that enable us to plan, focus attention, remember instructions, and juggle multiple tasks successfully.  Just as an air traffic control system at a busy airport safely manages the arrivals and departures of many aircraft on multiple runways, the brain needs this skill set to filter distractions, prioritize tasks, set and achieve goals, and control impulses.