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The unspoken contract between doctors and patients: Navigating mental illness in the jail setting

There exists an unspoken contract between doctors and patients. The patient tells the doctor what is wrong with as much detail as possible, and the doctor uses their knowledge and skills to make the patient feel better. However, this paradigm does not always work. I am a jailhouse psychiatrist, working with some of the most Read more… The unspoken contract between doctors and patients: Navigating mental illness in the jail setting originally appeared in KevinMD.com.

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