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Depression Advisor Depression and Sleep Disturbances: Common Bedfellows

Depression and Sleep Disturbances: Common Bedfellows

As sleep disturbances in patients with depression are associated with increased episode recurrences, persistent illness course, and poor outcomes, assessment of the relationship between both and review of effective treatment modalities is essential for improving quality of life for these patients.

Depression Advisor Repetitive TMS as Maintenance Therapy for Bipolar and Unipolar Depression

Repetitive TMS as Maintenance Therapy for Bipolar and Unipolar Depression

Sarah Hollingsworth Lisanby, MD, director, Translational Research Division at the National Institute of Mental Health, discusses the use of repetitive transcranial magnetic stimulation for maintenance therapy in depression.

Schizophrenia Advisor Effects of Antipsychotic Drugs on the Cardiovascular System

Effects of Antipsychotic Drugs on the Cardiovascular System

Careful clinical and metabolic monitoring should be implemented by clinicians caring for patients with severe mental illness.

Bipolar Advisor Clinician Insight: Exploring the Link Between Bipolar Disorder and Binge Eating Disorder

Clinician Insight: Exploring the Link Between Bipolar Disorder and Binge Eating Disorder

Psychiatry Advisor interviews with Allegra I. Broft, MD, to explore the connection between bipolar disorder and binge eating disorder.

Violence and Aggression #MeToo: Helping Victims Cope With Sexual Harassment

#MeToo: Helping Victims Cope With Sexual Harassment

Mental health professionals regularly grapple with the best way to support clients navigating an onslaught of sexual violence in their daily lives.

Bipolar Advisor Bipolar Postpartum Depression Frequently Missed, Requires Screening

Bipolar Postpartum Depression Frequently Missed, Requires Screening

The prevalence of bipolar postpartum depression is greater than previously understood and requires distinct treatment.

Practice Management Navigating the Waters of Medical Malpractice and Defensive Medicine

Navigating the Waters of Medical Malpractice and Defensive Medicine

Malpractice liability reform would best be analyzed on a specialty-by-specialty basis.

Bipolar Advisor Nutritional Influences on Bipolar Disorder in Children

Nutritional Influences on Bipolar Disorder in Children

Evidence suggests that several underlying mechanisms of bipolar disorder may be improved with dietary interventions, and good nutrition is associated with improved outcomes in this population.

Schizophrenia and Psychoses Old Challenges and New Directions in Managing Tardive Dyskinesia

Old Challenges and New Directions in Managing Tardive Dyskinesia

"Since the current generation of psychiatrists has been raised on second-generation antipsychotics and has relatively little experience with first-generation antipsychotics, keeping tardive dyskinesia in mind is not, on the whole, part of their experience or training," said Christoph U. Correll, MD.

Schizophrenia Advisor Treatment-Resistant Schizophrenia or Medication Underexposure?

Treatment-Resistant Schizophrenia or Medication Underexposure?

It is not always clear whether treatment resistance in schizophrenia is related to medication underexposure or the result of medication being ineffective.

News Psychology in the Age of Trump: Does the Goldwater Rule Still Apply?

Psychology in the Age of Trump: Does the Goldwater Rule Still Apply?

The Goldwater Rule has proven remarkably resilient and has not been seriously challenged for half a century — until now.

Schizophrenia Advisor Potential for SERMs as Adjunctive Therapy for Schizophrenia

Potential for SERMs as Adjunctive Therapy for Schizophrenia

Raloxifene has demonstrated mostly positive results in meta-analyses of men and women with schizophrenia who received the selective estrogen receptor modulator as adjunctive therapy.

Depression Advisor Triiodothyronine in the Treatment of Bipolar Depression

Triiodothyronine in the Treatment of Bipolar Depression

In the current treatment landscape where there are few solid strategies to address treatment resistance, augmentation with T3 has been recommended by several clinical practice guidelines.

Bipolar Advisor Early Intervention Strategies for Bipolar Disorder: Clinical Dilemmas and Directions

Early Intervention Strategies for Bipolar Disorder: Clinical Dilemmas and Directions

Awareness of risk factors for bipolar disorder facilitates early intervention, typically beginning with lifestyle changes rather than pharmacotherapy.

Bipolar Advisor Adjunctive Therapies for Bipolar Disorder Show Promise, Need More Evidence

Adjunctive Therapies for Bipolar Disorder Show Promise, Need More Evidence

As pharmacologic options have largely remained the same during the last decade, there exists a need to consider adjunctive therapies for bipolar disorder treatment.

Opinion Opposing Views: Legality and Ethics of Pediatric Euthanasia

Opposing Views: Legality and Ethics of Pediatric Euthanasia

Even though physician-assisted suicide is legal in 5 states and Washington, DC, no state allows euthanasia.

Mood Disorders Comorbid Mood Disorders and Neuropathic Pain: Exploring the Connections

Comorbid Mood Disorders and Neuropathic Pain: Exploring the Connections

Neuropathic pain has been linked with negative outcomes including psychological distress.

Schizophrenia Advisor CBT Beneficial for Depression and Anxiety in Schizophrenia

CBT Beneficial for Depression and Anxiety in Schizophrenia

Various professional guidelines recommend cognitive-behavioral therapy (CBT) for the management of psychosis and schizophrenia; however, the clinical application of CBT is limited by its complexity and the need for intensive training.

Schizophrenia Advisor Using Mobile Health Devices for Real-World Schizophrenia Research

Using Mobile Health Devices for Real-World Schizophrenia Research

Digital technology shows promise in monitoring and collecting patient information to contribute to schizophrenia research.

Addiction Does Access to Medical Cannabis Reduce Risk for Opioid Abuse?

Does Access to Medical Cannabis Reduce Risk for Opioid Abuse?

While results so far may seem to support a link between increased access to cannabis and a reduction in prescription opioid use, findings from a study published in 2018 found otherwise.

Anxiety Agoraphobia: An Evolving Understanding of Definitions and Treatment

Agoraphobia: An Evolving Understanding of Definitions and Treatment

The relationship between agoraphobia and panic has gone through some changes and reconceptualization, as evidenced by the diagnostic categories laid out in the Diagnostic and Statistical Manual of Mental Disorders.

Depression Advisor The Way to the Head May Be Through the Gut: Probiotics for Depression

The Way to the Head May Be Through the Gut: Probiotics for Depression

Although the theory of the gut-brain axis has existed for more than a century, recent studies are now examining how gut microbiota influence mood.

Practice Management The Crisis of Physician Suicides: Past and Present

The Crisis of Physician Suicides: Past and Present

This article discusses the issue of physician suicide trends, then and now.

Depression Advisor Ketamine: A Promising Agent for Managing Treatment-Resistant Depression

Ketamine: A Promising Agent for Managing Treatment-Resistant Depression

As major depressive disorder is a leading causes of disability, and approximately one-third of patients with the condition do not respond to currently approved treatments, there exists an unmet need for more effective and rapidly acting antidepressants.

Practice Management Expert Interview: Coping With Compassion Fatigue and Burnout

Expert Interview: Coping With Compassion Fatigue and Burnout

"Compassion fatigue" is understood to affect workers across the spectrum of helping professions, and to be extremely prevalent among physicians.

Bipolar Advisor A Slow Road Toward Personalized Treatment of Bipolar Disorder

A Slow Road Toward Personalized Treatment of Bipolar Disorder

Successful management of both the manic and depressive states in bipolar disorder has been difficult to achieve, despite a broad range of pharmacologic treatments available.

Bipolar Disorder Probing the Link Between Mood Disorders and Lithium in Water Supplies

Probing the Link Between Mood Disorders and Lithium in Water Supplies

Michael Thase, MD, comments on the potential for lithium in drinking water as a psychiatric prophylactic agent.

Practice Management Telehealth Technology: Addressing Desirable Social Physician-Patient Goals

Telehealth Technology: Addressing Desirable Social Physician-Patient Goals

More than 60% of healthcare institutions in the US are using electronic communication to exchange patient medical information.

PTSD trauma and stressor-related Sexual Harassment: Response to a National Crisis

Sexual Harassment: Response to a National Crisis

Sexual harassment perpetuated by celebrities, prominent government officials, and others in positions of power is broadly affecting US culture.

Depression Advisor Expert Perspective: Link Between Depression and Mortality in Cancer Patients

Expert Perspective: Link Between Depression and Mortality in Cancer Patients

As failure to recognize depression symptoms contributes to the association between mortality and depression in cancer patients, early recognition and treatment with pharmacologic and/or psychologic support is essential for improving outcomes.

Neurocognitive Disorders Alzheimer Disease and Associated Comorbidities: Investigating Modifiable Risk Factors

Alzheimer Disease and Associated Comorbidities: Investigating Modifiable Risk Factors

Obesity and associated comorbidities are seen to be potential contributers to Alzheimer disease pathophysiology.

Bipolar Disorder Managing Comorbid Bipolar Disorder and Alcohol Use Disorder: Clinical Challenges and Conundrums

Managing Comorbid Bipolar Disorder and Alcohol Use Disorder: Clinical Challenges and Conundrums

The frequent comorbidity of bipolar disorder and alcohol use disorder presents a significant challenge for clinicians managing patients with these conditions.

Depressive Disorder Examining Anxious Depression: Differences in Course and Outcomes

Examining Anxious Depression: Differences in Course and Outcomes

Variability in definitions of "anxious depression" in research impedes the ability to make clear comparisons.

Practice Management Avoiding Litigation With Defensive Medicine: Where Do We Draw the Line?

Avoiding Litigation With Defensive Medicine: Where Do We Draw the Line?

The principal driver of practicing defensive medicine is the desire to avoid litigation.

Personality Disorders Interventions to Improve Social Outcomes in Offenders With Personality Disorders

Interventions to Improve Social Outcomes in Offenders With Personality Disorders

It is unknown whether training in emotional, social, and practical skills generalize to the "real world" setting once offenders are released.

Bipolar Disorder Pregnancy and Bipolar Disorder: Expert Interview With Leena Mittal, MD

Pregnancy and Bipolar Disorder: Expert Interview With Leena Mittal, MD

The Oregon Foundation for Reproductive Health recommends that all medical providers ask all female patients of reproductive age if they plan to become pregnant in the next year.

PTSD trauma and stressor-related Treatment of Torture Survivors in a Global Environment of Refugees Seeking Asylum

Treatment of Torture Survivors in a Global Environment of Refugees Seeking Asylum

Although PTSD is a significant component of the ongoing trauma from torture, it is far from representative of the whole spectrum of physical, mental, and psychological distress that survivors experience.

Suicide and Self-Harm Preventing Suicide in Prison Inmates

Preventing Suicide in Prison Inmates

Suicide in prisons is multifactorial, with contributing factors that include medical and mental health issues as well as those involving family, lack of purposeful activity, and conditions of the specific prison environment, as well as the stress of adjusting to incarceration.

Depressive Disorder Effectiveness of Exercise in Decreasing Depressive Symptoms

Effectiveness of Exercise in Decreasing Depressive Symptoms

Lifestyle factors including exercise may be a strategic target to decrease symptoms of depression.

Alzheimer’s Disease and Dementia When and How to Initiate Driving Cessation Conversation for Dementia Patients

When and How to Initiate Driving Cessation Conversation for Dementia Patients

40% of people with dementia are still driving.

Bipolar Disorder Bipolar Disorder, Borderline Personality Disorder May Represent the Same Disorder

Bipolar Disorder, Borderline Personality Disorder May Represent the Same Disorder

Bipolar disorder and borderline personality disorder reflect alternate expressions of the same underlying disorder.

Depressive Disorder Understanding the Mechanisms in Poststroke Depression

Understanding the Mechanisms in Poststroke Depression

The connection between PSD and mortality appears to result from increased cardiovascular mortality.

Schizophrenia and Psychoses Understanding the Links Between Schizophrenia and Sleep Disorders

Understanding the Links Between Schizophrenia and Sleep Disorders

A growing body of research consistently shows that patients with schizophrenia often suffer from sleep disturbances.

PTSD trauma and stressor-related Mindfulness-Based Stress Reduction Therapy Holds Promise for PTSD Treatment

Mindfulness-Based Stress Reduction Therapy Holds Promise for PTSD Treatment

Using mindfulness instead of exposure therapy may reach more veterans averse to discussing trauma.

Mood Disorders Nutritional Psychiatry: Emerging Evidence and Expert Interview

Nutritional Psychiatry: Emerging Evidence and Expert Interview

The growing field of nutritional psychiatry explores the role of diet in mental health.

Alzheimer’s Disease and Dementia Delirium, Dementia, and the Aging Brain: Searching for Answers

Delirium, Dementia, and the Aging Brain: Searching for Answers

Although existing management strategies for delirium are limited in effectiveness, researchers are hopeful that improvements in prevention strategies for delirium may be achieved by gaining a better understanding of the role of cognitive and brain reserve.

Eating Disorders Family-Based Treatment for Anorexia Requires Expertise, Family Buy-In

Family-Based Treatment for Anorexia Requires Expertise, Family Buy-In

Depersonalizing may help a lot of struggling parents understand the severity of an eating disorder.

Depressive Disorder Tools for Effective Psychiatric Treatment for Pediatric Patients With Hearing Loss

Tools for Effective Psychiatric Treatment for Pediatric Patients With Hearing Loss

Children and adolescents with hearing loss may be more prone to developing depression, aggression, oppositional defiant disorder, conduct disorder, and psychopathy than their normally hearing peers.

Child/Adolescent Psychiatry Borderline Personality Disorder: Not Just an Adult Condition

Borderline Personality Disorder: Not Just an Adult Condition

Over the past 10 years, a strong research base has been mounting supporting the concept of a diagnosis of borderline personality disorder in teens.

Addiction White House Initiative Addresses Opioid Crisis to Reduce Overdose Deaths

White House Initiative Addresses Opioid Crisis to Reduce Overdose Deaths

The opioid crisis needs to be addressed in order to reduce overdose deaths.

Depressive Disorder Dermatologic Disorders Increase Risk for Depression, Suicidal Behavior

Dermatologic Disorders Increase Risk for Depression, Suicidal Behavior

Dermatologic diseases such as acne, psoriasis and atopic dermatitis frequently have psychiatric comorbidities such as depression or suicidal ideation.

Neurocognitive Disorders Anesthesia for Surgery and Subsequent Onset of Cognitive Dysfunction

Anesthesia for Surgery and Subsequent Onset of Cognitive Dysfunction

Results from animal studies have been showing that anesthetics may be neurotoxic and could lead to cognitive dysfunction.

Depressive Disorder Relapse Risk After Discontinuation of Antidepressants for Anxiety

Relapse Risk After Discontinuation of Antidepressants for Anxiety

There are indications that for some patients, drug treatment is less effective when reinstated after relapse.

Neurocognitive Disorders Cardiovascular Risk Management May Slow Neurocognitive Decline in HIV

Cardiovascular Risk Management May Slow Neurocognitive Decline in HIV

HIV-associated neurocognitive disorder is a term used to describe a range of neurocognitive dysfunction issues linked to HIV infection.

Depressive Disorder Maintenance rTMS for Treatment-Resistant Depression

Maintenance rTMS for Treatment-Resistant Depression

This review explored studies that investigated the efficacy and safety of maintenance rTMS following successful acute treatment with rTMS or ECT in treatment-resistant patients with unipolar or bipolar depression.

Eating Disorders Continuing Research, Emerging Treatments Hold Promise for Treating Anorexia Nervosa

Continuing Research, Emerging Treatments Hold Promise for Treating Anorexia Nervosa

In the past, clinicians believed anorexia arose from control battles with parents and that the individual had to develop insight and motivation to recover.

Depressive Disorder Vagus Nerve Stimulation in HIV-Associated Depression

Vagus Nerve Stimulation in HIV-Associated Depression

Up to 30% of patients with HIV are resistant to standard interventions for depression.

Anxiety Anxiety Prevention Interventions: How Effective Are They?

Anxiety Prevention Interventions: How Effective Are They?

"Anxiety disorders are persistent and incapacitating, and despite the availability of effective treatments, not all individuals with anxiety receive adequate treatment."

Practice Management Will Lowering the P-Value Improve Quality of Research Standards?

Will Lowering the P-Value Improve Quality of Research Standards?

Should the statistical significance of the P-value be lowered?

Child/Adolescent Psychiatry Fetal Alcohol Spectrum Disorders: Update & Expert Q&A

Fetal Alcohol Spectrum Disorders: Update & Expert Q&A

Work continues on refining our understanding on the identification of alcohol-related neurodevelopmental disorder (ARBD).

Schizophrenia and Psychoses Secondary Outcome Bias Prevalent in Antipsychotic Randomized Controlled Trials

Secondary Outcome Bias Prevalent in Antipsychotic Randomized Controlled Trials

Understanding more about the original protocols of RCTs for various drugs may offer helpful insights into the clinical implications of those trials' findings.

Depressive Disorder CBT, Acceptance Commitment Therapy Helpful for Those With Chronic Pain

CBT, Acceptance Commitment Therapy Helpful for Those With Chronic Pain

For people with chronic pain, psychological interventions have been helpful.

Bipolar Disorder Examining Rates of Conversion From Unipolar Depression to Bipolar Disorder

Examining Rates of Conversion From Unipolar Depression to Bipolar Disorder

Making mental health predictions based on clinical presentation has major limitations.

Practice Management When Patients Are Pathological Liars: Implications For Psychiatrists

When Patients Are Pathological Liars: Implications For Psychiatrists

The concept that lying is more cognitively draining than telling the truth has found considerable support in clinical studies.

Depressive Disorder Depression Augmentation Therapy Requires Clinical Judgment With Limited Evidence

Depression Augmentation Therapy Requires Clinical Judgment With Limited Evidence

Clinicians prescribing antidepressants may need to consider augmenting their therapy with another agent.

Practice Management emPATH Units as a Solution for ED Psychiatric Patient Boarding

emPATH Units as a Solution for ED Psychiatric Patient Boarding

Mental health patients with urgent symptoms may be assisted by emPATH units.

Depressive Disorder Mood Disturbances in Older Adults with Impaired Vision

Mood Disturbances in Older Adults with Impaired Vision

Among older people with visual impairment, 57.2% are at risk for mild or moderate depression.

Depressive Disorder Older Patients With Inadequately Treated Depression Have Poorer Prognosis Overall

Older Patients With Inadequately Treated Depression Have Poorer Prognosis Overall

Contrary to common belief, the prevalence of depression in older adults does not decrease with age.

Practice Management Malware: A Race Between Hackers and Security Experts

Malware: A Race Between Hackers and Security Experts

The malware race is a battle between hackers and security experts.

Addiction Criteria For Identification of Smartphone Addiction

Criteria For Identification of Smartphone Addiction

Smartphone addiction appears to be linked to sleep disorders, anxiety and stress disorders, and greater consumption of alcohol and tobacco.

Practice Management How Will Accountable Care Organizations Reshape the Healthcare System?

How Will Accountable Care Organizations Reshape the Healthcare System?

Healthcare systems are expanding in the numbers of people covered and in the care across lifespan.

Depressive Disorder Advice for Parents Whose Child Is Seeking Mental Health Treatment

Advice for Parents Whose Child Is Seeking Mental Health Treatment

Well-intentioned parents may not realize that it is terrifying for a youngster to be left without any parental direction, even if the child does not act scared.

Practice Management How Can Men Be Encouraged to Seek Help for Mental Health?

How Can Men Be Encouraged to Seek Help for Mental Health?

Men, including male physicians, are less likely than female physicians to seek medical treatment for their own health conditions.

Depressive Disorder Depression Screening Yields Benefits Despite Inadequate Tools

Depression Screening Yields Benefits Despite Inadequate Tools

Clinicians should be better trained about the importance and roles of depression screening to improve patient care.

Practice Management Strategies To Support Non-Monogamous, Polyamorous Patients

Strategies To Support Non-Monogamous, Polyamorous Patients

Non-monogamy can have rules and meanings as varied as the clients who practice it.

Child/Adolescent Psychiatry Emotional Problems Facing Siblings of Children With Disabilities

Emotional Problems Facing Siblings of Children With Disabilities

Siblings of children with disabilities may experience a "wide range of emotions.

Anxiety Dr Beth Darnall on Treating Catastrophizing for Pain Relief

Dr Beth Darnall on Treating Catastrophizing for Pain Relief

Catastrophizing undermines pain treatment effectiveness and facilitates structural brain changes that serve to maintain pain and distress.

PTSD trauma and stressor-related Expert Interview: Sex Assault Survivors Troubled By Political Climate

Expert Interview: Sex Assault Survivors Troubled By Political Climate

Rape has been linked with the strongest risk for PTSD in both women and men, followed by combat exposure and child molestation.

Disruptive Impulse-Control and Conduct Disorders Impulse Control Disorders An Area of Focus in Parkinson's Disease

Impulse Control Disorders An Area of Focus in Parkinson's Disease

Impulse control disorders are thought to be related to impaired function of decisional impulsivity associated with rapid, disinhibited decision-making, rather than motor impulsivity.

Addiction Adult Children of Alcoholics: Healing Lifelong Scars

Adult Children of Alcoholics: Healing Lifelong Scars

Alcoholism can have a deleterious effect on interpersonal relationships, including romantic partners, friends, and coworkers.

Depressive Disorder Maternal Depression in Low- and Middle-Income Countries Carries Heavy Burden of Morbidity

Maternal Depression in Low- and Middle-Income Countries Carries Heavy Burden of Morbidity

Both postpartum and prenatal depression are among the most significant contributors to maternal morbidity and mortality.

Practice Management National ID Health Initiatives Threatened by Changes to Legislation

National ID Health Initiatives Threatened by Changes to Legislation

The FY2017 appropriations bill raised serious concerns about significant reductions in funding for many proposed programs by the NIH and the CDC.

ADHD New ADHD Pharmacologic Treatments Needed But Few Are On the Way

New ADHD Pharmacologic Treatments Needed But Few Are On the Way

Little progress has been made in identifying effective agents for patients who don't respond to existing ADHD medications.

Anxiety Postpartum PTSD: Beyond Postpartum Depression in Maternal Mental Health

Postpartum PTSD: Beyond Postpartum Depression in Maternal Mental Health

Postpartum PTSD is an area with limited physician knowledge.

Depressive Disorder Major Depressive Disorder Treatment Looks to Role of Lipids

Major Depressive Disorder Treatment Looks to Role of Lipids

Increased rates of depression in the United States could be at least partially due to the dietary shift away from omega-3 consumption.

Practice Management Challenges of Medical Liability Reform in a Rapidly Changing Healthcare Environment

Challenges of Medical Liability Reform in a Rapidly Changing Healthcare Environment

A new bill aimed specifically at limiting medical liability was passed by Congress on March 1, 2017.

Practice Management Aging LGBTQ Patients and Barriers to Care

Aging LGBTQ Patients and Barriers to Care

Elderly LGBTQ individuals are more likely to be depressed and have poor general health than non-LGBTQ seniors.

Practice Management Antibiotic Resistance Problem Addressed in New Congressional Bill

Antibiotic Resistance Problem Addressed in New Congressional Bill

New classes of antibiotics are vital to ensure that effective treatment of patients with multidrug-resistant infections is available.

Practice Management Medical Malpractice and the Current State of Reform

Medical Malpractice and the Current State of Reform

Michelle Mello, JD, PhD, discusses key issues surrounding medical liability, and why now is the right time to address malpractice reform in a meaningful fashion.

Depressive Disorder Depression Identification, Stigma as Focus of World Health Day

Depression Identification, Stigma as Focus of World Health Day

Shekhar Saxena, MD, director of the Department of Mental Health and Substance Abuse at the World Health Organization, speaks about depression.

Addiction Postoperative Pain as a Spectrum: Treatment Strategies

Postoperative Pain as a Spectrum: Treatment Strategies

Post-surgery pain is a continuum with no clear delineation.

Eating Disorders Dual Diagnosis of an Eating Disorder and Diabetes Mellitus

Dual Diagnosis of an Eating Disorder and Diabetes Mellitus

"Diabulimia" may or may not be associated with bulimia or any of its symptoms.

Depressive Disorder Seasonal Affective Disorder: An Overview

Seasonal Affective Disorder: An Overview

Seasonal Affective Disorder is frequently believed to be a mild condition and is often overlooked by clinicians.

Practice Management Body Image in Gay Men: When and How to Intervene

Body Image in Gay Men: When and How to Intervene

Nearly 15% of all gay men report dealing with anorexia or bulimia during their lifetime.

Practice Management Challenges for Medicaid Consumers Under the Affordable Care Act

Challenges for Medicaid Consumers Under the Affordable Care Act

Medicaid patients experienced increased wait times for appointments to see healthcare providers.

Bipolar Disorder Suicidal Ideation in Bipolar Depression: A Potential New Treatment

Suicidal Ideation in Bipolar Depression: A Potential New Treatment

A new agent would be the first oral treatment for suicidal behavior in patients with bipolar depression.

Practice Management Challenges For a Proper Transition from Pediatric Care to Adult Care

Challenges For a Proper Transition from Pediatric Care to Adult Care

Planning for transitioning from pediatric care to adult care beings when the patients is a child or adolescent.

Practice Management New Informed Consent Advances Lead to Increased Opportunities

New Informed Consent Advances Lead to Increased Opportunities

Technological advances have permitted us to improve the process by which informed consent is obtained.

Practice Management Corrective Action Plan Can Be Severe Penalty in Addition to HIPAA Fines

Corrective Action Plan Can Be Severe Penalty in Addition to HIPAA Fines

Corrective action plans ares intended to prevent HIPAA violation fines from recurring.

Practice Management Ethical Concerns With Non-Reporting of Negative Clinical Trial Results

Ethical Concerns With Non-Reporting of Negative Clinical Trial Results

Non-reporting of negative results contributes to a body of knowledge that is at best, incomplete, and at worst, wrong.

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