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Beard and Seyfried earn top honors from Academy of Psychosomatic Medicine

November 15, 2013 At the Academy of Psychosomatic Medicine’s annual meeting this week, Kristine Beard, L.M.S.W., A.C.S.W., and Lisa Seyfried, M.D., took home first prize for their poster, Are Patients with Severe and Persistent Mental Illness Responsible for the Perpetration of Violence Towards Care Providers on Medical-Surgical Floors? A Retrospective¬†Chart Review. Seyfried is the director

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Tool helps predict patient violence risk

Inexperienced psychiatrists are less likely than their veteran peers to accurately predict violence by their patients, but a simple assessment checklist might help bridge that accuracy gap, according to new research from the University of Michigan. Led by psychiatrist Alan Teo, M.D., a Robert Wood Johnson Foundation Clinical Scholar and a Depression Center member, researchers examined how

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