Hektoen International

A Journal of Medical Humanities

Tag: Orbimiser

  • The fallen leaf

    Chang-Wuk Kang Baltimore, Maryland, United States   Photography by Orbmiser As a consulting psychiatrist, my job is fairly straightforward. Often questions involve determining the appropriate DSM-IV diagnosis or medication to calm an agitated patient. However, this day I was asked to see a 42-year-old woman, and the only reason given for the consult was, “the…