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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.

Spotlight on Teen Suicide Prevention

National Suicide Prevention Week, September 5 - 11, 2016

Chronic Fatigue Syndrome is Not Merely ...

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

Is This Patient Suicidal?

Many suicidal people experience difficulty describing their internal states, making assessment more challenging and demanding a high level of skill.

Preventing Veteran Suicide

As the Congress, VA, CDC and the Obama Administration address the issue, recent neuroimaging studies point to effective diagnostic tools available for PTSD and TBI — two common conditions among suicide victims.

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.

Surgical Weight Loss Device: Assisted Bulimia?

FDA approval was based on a single clinical trial involving 111 patients, which was funded by the device manufacturer.

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.

Pathological Grief Disorder, Diagnostic Criteria

Pathological Grief Disorder, Diagnostic Criteria

Dr Nicola Davies explores how diagnostic recognition could facilitate the diagnosis and treatment of this serious condition.

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