Latest Features

Managing Obesity in Psychiatric Patients

Clinicians managing a patient with a mental disorder who is also obese should treat both conditions.

Current Concepts in Asperger Syndrome

Changes in DSM-5 under autism spectrum disorder have implications for services provided to Asperger's patients.

Are Antidepressants Safe for Pregnant Women?

Links between antidepressant use in pregnant women and birth defects, autism and attention deficit/hyperactivity disorder are inconsistent.

A Pharmacogenetic Approach to Addiction Treatment

Genetics influence treatment response to medications for drug and alcohol dependence, and may be a clinical tool in the next decade.

Adult Autism and Mental Illness

Clinicians need to be aware of and treat co-occuring mental health conditions in adults with autism.

The ABCs of Treatment-Resistant Anxiety

Cognitive-behavioral therapy should be tried first before adding an antidepressant as part of treatment.

Treatment Considerations for Hoarding Disorder

Hoarding disorder, which impacts up to 5% of the population, can be treated with a combination of cognitive-behavioral therapy and antidepressants.

Liability Protections With Suicidal Patients

Conducting a patient risk assessment and maintaining documentation of treatment decisions can protect against malpractice actions.

Treating Impulse-Control Disorders

New chapter in DSM-5 covers disorders including antisocial personality, intermittent explosive disorder and kleptomania.

Latest Opinion

Why the Holiday Season May Actually Curb Depression

Despite reports that the holiday season contributes to a rise in anxiety and depression, Christmastime may actually help to improve mood.

Opinion Teaching Telepsychiatry in the Age of Health Care Reform

Teaching Telepsychiatry in the Age of Health Care Reform

Telepsychiatry training for residents will ensure that the potential of the technology is fully realized.

Collaborative Mental Health Care For Underserved Patients

Collaborative Mental Health Care For Underserved Patients

Embedding behavioral health providers in a federally qualified health center reaps benefits for underserved patients.

Drug Lookup

Search our drug information database which contains an extensive list of psychiatric drugs.

Browse drugs by:

Brand Generic Disease

CME Courses

Case 1: Acute Case of SchizophreniaExternal web site

This case study features a 22-year old female patient hospitalized with a first episode of ...

CME 0.50 Credits

Diagnosing and Managing a Movement DisorderExternal web site

How will you evaluate and treat a 50-year-old woman with non-specific complaints of depression, shoulder ...

CME|CPE|CE 1.00 Credits

Nonadherence and Its Impact in SchizophreniaExternal web site

This activity is designed for nurses and nurse practitioners who manage patients with schizophrenia that increases ...

CE 1.40 Credits

Clinical Decision Making in Action: A Medical Student With Bipolar DisorderExternal web site

Madeline is a 27-year-old medical student with a personal and positive family history of bipolar ...

CME|CPE|CE 1.00 Credits

Examining BED Management in Primary Care PracticeExternal web site

Despite being the most common eating disorder in the United States, binge eating disorder (BED) ...

CME 0.25 Credits
More myCME courses »

Sign Up for Free e-newsletters