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Update on Anorexia Treatment and Research

It's the deadliest mental illness. What's being done about it?

Haloperidol in the ER Setting

Dr. Scott Zeller suggests it is time to move away from emergency intramuscular haloperidol.

Criticism of 12-Step Groups

One topic of criticism is the relative dearth of scientific evidence regarding the efficacy of 12-step programs.

Big Data, Big Psychiatry — Big ...

You have probably heard the term 'Big Data' being bandied around, but what does it actually mean for the psychiatry sector? Dr Nicola Davies explains what Big Data is, before exploring how it's currently being applied within psychiatry.

Sundowning: Phenomenology, Pathophysiology, and Treatment Approaches

Sundowning is a complex multifactorial condition that has eluded rigorous understanding of its pathophysiological causes.

Cognition in Major Depressive Disorder

Dr. Roger McIntyre suggests that the clinical relevance of cognitive dysfunction for any individual patient can only be adjudicated on a case-by-case basis.

Chronic Fatigue Syndrome is Not Merely ...

Dr. Henderson suggests treating Myalgic Encephalomyelitis/Chronic Fatigue Syndrome with antivirals rather than with antidepressants.

Effective OCD Therapy

Several promising novel treatment options exist for those with OCD.

Utility of Neuroimaging in Depression

Neuroimaging studies have shown several neurophysiological substrates for depression: An overview by Theodore Henderson, MD, PhD.

Harnessing Neurogenesis to Treat PTSD

Involvement of Hippocampal Neurogenesis in Fear Memory Overgeneralization Following Exposure to Traumatic Stress
Neurocognitive Disorders A Successful Approach to Reduce Phobic Behavior

A Successful Approach to Reduce Phobic Behavior

Investigators used fMRI to examine whether disruption of long-term fear memory reconsolidation can attenuate the activity in the amygdala at re-exposure to fear cues.

THC Causes Cognitive Indolence

Δ9-Tetrahydrocannabinol (THC) is the main psychoactive chemical ingredient in cannabis.

Encrypting Patient Health Information

Encrypting Patient Health Information

HIPAA doesn't require providers to encrypt devices or electronic information, but many experts highly recommend it.

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