Category: Psychiatry


More Reasons Why Overnight Call and Night Float Sucks

Animals exposed to the aberrant light cycle maintain daily corticosterone rhythms, but the overall levels of corticosterone are increased. Despite normal circadian and sleep structures, these animals show increased depression-like behaviours and impaired hippocampal...


Leeches, Stat!

Had a hunch, ran some iron studies on a patient with some atypical psychotic features (and smearing poop everywhere!) They are positive for iron overload… hemochromatosis. Now my plan to order leeches (stat!) to...


Psychiatric Call Boy

“I was literally standing in the drug-rep spot begging for a minute of this doctor’s time, like a cocker spaniel begging for a leftover piece of meat from the table … It was like...