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An excerpt from Suzanne Koven’s ‘Letter to a Young Female Physician’

Excerpted from “Letter to a Young Female Physician: Notes from a Medical Life” by Suzanne Koven, associate professor, Harvard Medical School, and primary care physician and writer in residence, Massachusetts General Hospital. I knocked shyly on the open door of Albert Blake’s hospital room. All I knew about him was that he was 54 years… Read More »

Can a regular physician prescribe antidepressants

Psychiatrists say it is unrealistic to think that mental health professionals can do the job themselves because there are not enough can a regular physician prescribe antidepressants them to treat the estimated 35 million Americans with depression, only about half of whom receive treatment now. For example, elevation of liver enzymes may preclude the use… Read More »