Volume 5 Issue 2

Volume 5 Issue 2

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Editorial

Palliative Issues in Dementia Care

Ladislav Volicer1, MD, PhD, FAAN, FGSA

Palliative care is appropriate for people with a progressive degenerative dementia because there is nothing available to cure it or to prevent its progression. In the early stages, the palliative care should include support of the care partners and help with formulation of advance care planning, because the person with dementia still have decision making capacity for complex problems.

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Editor note

Psychiatry and Behavioral Science

Arthi Venkatesan1* Ph.D

Jacobs Journal of Psychiatry and Behavioral Science is committed to publish leading articles related to the disciplines of psychiatry like branches of psychiatrics, Psychotherapy, Addiction psychiatry, Biological psychiatry, Forensic Psychiatry, Social Psychiatry, Stress, Psycotrauma, Child and Adolescent Psychiatry.

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Research Article

Physicians’ Beliefs, Attitudes, and Use of Telepsychiatry Services

Munzenmaier K1, Martin KB1 and Norris ER1*

Though evidence for telepsychiatry shows good patient satisfaction, physician concerns regarding patient acceptability may impede implementation of such services. This quality improvement project improved understanding of physician attitudes toward telepsychiatry to facilitate expansion of telepsychiatry services at a large, multi-campus tertiary care health network.

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