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Mental Imagery in Psychiatric Illnesses

A shift in a patient's perspective on distressing imagery from traumatic events may help them recover.

Depression and Anxiety in COPD

Although depression and anxiety are two of the most common comorbidities in patients with COPD, they are infrequently treated in this population.

APA 2015 Conference Coverage

Herbal Treatments for Mental Illness

Fewer side effects than prescription drugs with similar efficacy make herbal medicines an alternative treatment consideration.

APA 2015 Conference Preview

Philip Muskin, MD, the American Psychiatric Association's scientific program committee chair, discusses the highlights of APA 2015.

Cyberchondria: Health Anxiety Meets Technology

Anxious patients suffering from cyberchondria can often be treated through cognitive-behavioral therapy.

Top 10 Mental Health Apps

<p>As the prevalence of mental illnesses like depression and anxiety continues to grow, clinicians have turned to mobile applications as tools for aiding their patients’ treatment. These apps can be especially helpful for teenagers and young adults suffering from mental illness due to their frequent use of technology as a means of communication. </p> <p>The apps can be helpful as a way to engage people who may be unwilling or unable to attend face-to-face therapy, and they can also provide support in between sessions. Experts believe that these apps will work best when used in conjunction with medication and/or in-person ....

Environmental Neurotoxins and Autism

As rates of autism rise, mothers' exposure to air pollution, pesticides and even antidepressants are seen as possible causes.

Treating Pain Catastrophizing

Although a recent study indicates that treatment with SSRI antidepressants may help, CBT remains the primary form of therapy.

Alternatives to Drugs For ADHD Treatment

A clinician specializing in ADHD argues for non-pharmaceutical alternatives, such as better nutrition and parenting, in treating the condition.

PTSD trauma and stressor-related Why Marijuana Is Critical For Research in Treating PTSD

Why Marijuana Is Critical For Research in Treating PTSD

Arizona psychiatrist Sue Sisley has been battling for years to conduct research to demonstrate cannabis as an effective PTSD treatment.

Perspectives on Autism From a Researcher and Parent

Perspectives on Autism From a Researcher and Parent

Michael Ronemus, PhD, a neurogeneticist, didn't set out to research autism, but that changed when his own son was diagnosed with autism.

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