psychiatry

[The first paragraph's reference to the shortage of mental-health care in Washington has been clarified.]

Wayne Katon, vice chair of Psychiatry and Behavioral Sciences and a pioneer in collaborative mental health care, died March 1 from lymphoma. He was 64.

Telehealth – facilitating patient care at a distance through electronics – likely emerged within a few decades of Alexander Graham Bell’s famous first phone call in 1876.

A UW survey -- one of the first in the United States to examine attitudes among mental health professionals -- suggests that increased personal and professional experience lead to more empathy toward clients.

After suffering a traumatic injury, many people are concerned about more than their physical well-being.

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