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Mood Disorders Managing Comorbid Migraine and Mood Disorders: A Synergistic Approach

Managing Comorbid Migraine and Mood Disorders: A Synergistic Approach

People with migraines and comorbid mood disorders often need treatments that address both conditions, as well as management of sleep, stress, and lifestyle issues.

Schizophrenia Advisor Holistic Sleep Experiences Crucial to Understanding Psychosis

Holistic Sleep Experiences Crucial to Understanding Psychosis

While researchers continue learning about specific interactions between poor sleep and psychotic symptoms, clinicians should be incorporating more comprehensive questions about sleep into their assessment of patients.

Violence and Aggression From Abused Child to Serial Killer: Investigating Nature vs Nurture in Methods of Murder

From Abused Child to Serial Killer: Investigating Nature vs Nurture in Methods of Murder

Not all abused children become serial killers, and not all serial killers are victims of childhood abuse. However, the connection between the two cannot be dismissed as just coincidence.

Depression Advisor Functional Restoration for Chronic Pain and Depression in the Elderly: Pharmacotherapy and Beyond

Functional Restoration for Chronic Pain and Depression in the Elderly: Pharmacotherapy and Beyond

Functional restoration is a multimodal approach to chronic pain and depression, and includes psychoeducation about pain, biofeedback, mindfulness training, physical and occupational therapy, and detoxification of narcotics.

Practice Management Medical Clearance of Psych Patients in the ED: Consensus Recommendations

Medical Clearance of Psych Patients in the ED: Consensus Recommendations

An AAEP task force created recommendations for medical evaluation of psychiatric patients presenting to the ED.

Practice Management Should Physicians Treat Family and Friends? Three Experts Weigh In

Should Physicians Treat Family and Friends? Three Experts Weigh In

Several notable medical societies have issued ethical statements discouraging physicians from treating family members and friends.

Addiction Betel Quid Addiction and Implications for Substance Use Disorder

Betel Quid Addiction and Implications for Substance Use Disorder

New findings suggest that DSM-5 criteria may apply to betel use disorder and offer opportunities to advance the study and understanding of substance use disorder in general.

Depression Advisor Addressing Treatment-Resistant Depression: Walking a Clinical Tightrope

Addressing Treatment-Resistant Depression: Walking a Clinical Tightrope

The heterogeneity of depression as a disease contributes to the challenge in identifying effective treatments.

Violence and Aggression Transference in the Age of #MeToo: What Counts as Harassment From a Patient?

Transference in the Age of #MeToo: What Counts as Harassment From a Patient?

The psychological effect on psychiatrist victims should be acknowledged even when the behavior of the perpetrator can be explained by diagnosis.

Bipolar Disorder Advisor Bipolar Disorder in the Perinatal Period: No Consensus on Treatment

Bipolar Disorder in the Perinatal Period: No Consensus on Treatment

Before the next set of guidelines are updated and harmonized, individual studies may provide direction for clinicians.

News Have You Experienced an Ethical Conundrum Regarding Involuntary Commitment of a Patient?

Have You Experienced an Ethical Conundrum Regarding Involuntary Commitment of a Patient?

During your career, have you experienced an ethical conundrum regarding involuntary commitment of a patient? Share your de-identified stories with Psychiatry Advisor, and your story could be shared on the site. Help provide insight to other psychiatrists across the globe.

Anxiety Recommendations for Psychological Treatment of Anxiety in Primary Care

Recommendations for Psychological Treatment of Anxiety in Primary Care

Increased implementation of integrated primary care could help to improve the availability of psychological treatment for this patient population.

Depressive Disorder Pharmacogenetics in Psychiatry: Promising Developments and Potential Pitfalls

Pharmacogenetics in Psychiatry: Promising Developments and Potential Pitfalls

Experts provide practical tips to aid in the often-challenging process of incorporating pharmacogenetic testing into clinical practice.

Addiction Court-Mandated Substance Abuse Treatment: Exploring the Ethics and Efficacy

Court-Mandated Substance Abuse Treatment: Exploring the Ethics and Efficacy

While many treatments for substance use disorder are not evidence based, several evidence-based approaches have shown effectiveness in court-mandated treatment settings.

Depression Advisor Psychosocial Interventions in HIV: How Best to Support HIV-Positive Patients

Psychosocial Interventions in HIV: How Best to Support HIV-Positive Patients

Mental health professionals supporting patients living with HIV need to make space for their patients to process the emotional effect of their diagnosis, but not to make assumptions about what it means to them.

Disruptive Impulse-Control and Conduct Disorders New Dimensions in Psychopathy: Are There Cultural Differences in Psychopaths?

New Dimensions in Psychopathy: Are There Cultural Differences in Psychopaths?

Offenders with major psychopathic traits can be identified in all ethnic groups that have been studied, including European Americans, African Americans, and Latino Americans, but some of the evidence pointing to the validity of psychopathy is stronger in European Americans.

Depressive Disorder Addressing Psychiatric Comorbidities in Inflammatory Rheumatic Diseases

Addressing Psychiatric Comorbidities in Inflammatory Rheumatic Diseases

Rheuatology Advisor speaks with a psychologist about addressing mental health in patients with inflammatory arthritis.

Bipolar Disorder Advisor Exploring the Link Between Persistent Infection, Inflammation, and Mood Disorders

Exploring the Link Between Persistent Infection, Inflammation, and Mood Disorders

It has been proposed that inflammation stemming from persistent pathogens may influence the development of mood disorders.

Schizophrenia Advisor Substance Abuse and Primary Psychosis: A Closer Look

Substance Abuse and Primary Psychosis: A Closer Look

Patients will still be at risk for schizophrenia or bipolar disorder even several years after an episode of substance-induced psychosis.

Bipolar Disorder Advisor The Converging Effects of Neurocognitive Deficits and Bipolar Emotion

The Converging Effects of Neurocognitive Deficits and Bipolar Emotion

Mood symptoms in patients with bipolar disease may be a marker of cognitive symptom severity or cognitive deficits.

Schizophrenia Advisor Clinician Perspective: Examining the Link Between Antipsychotics and Diabetes

Clinician Perspective: Examining the Link Between Antipsychotics and Diabetes

Endocrinologist Kevin M. Pantalone, DO, and psychiatrist Christian Kohler, MD, discuss the risk associated with the use of antipsychotic medications in individuals with type 2 diabetes.

Depression Advisor Addressing Depression in Myalgic Encephalomyelitis/ Chronic Fatigue Syndrome

Addressing Depression in Myalgic Encephalomyelitis/ Chronic Fatigue Syndrome

Clinicians address issues relating to treating patients with comorbid chronic fatigue syndrome and mood disorders.

Practice Management What a Building Contractor Taught Me About Informed Consent

What a Building Contractor Taught Me About Informed Consent

Identifying a patient's preferences and goals leads to a care plan that can reflect those goals, and this may improve patient satisfaction.

Schizophrenia Advisor The Cutting Edge of Schizophrenia Research: VR as Treatment for Psychosis

The Cutting Edge of Schizophrenia Research: VR as Treatment for Psychosis

"It is important to highlight that VR is a safe method to use in people with psychosis."

Autism Spectrum Disorders How Parents Can Enhance Autism Treatment: Use of Intervention Strategies at Home

How Parents Can Enhance Autism Treatment: Use of Intervention Strategies at Home

Parents using intervention strategies in addition to the interventionist working directly with the child can be very beneficial, as an interventionist only gets to see a child for a few hours a week.

ADHD Video Games and Exercise as Alternative Therapies for ADHD

Video Games and Exercise as Alternative Therapies for ADHD

ADHD's many deficits cannot be ameliorated by pharmacotherapy alone. Researchers and clinicians are investigating computer interventions and physical activity that get to the root of the ADHD domain, such as inattention, memory, or time management.

Autism Spectrum Disorders Comorbid Autism Spectrum Disorder and OCD: Challenges in Diagnosis and Treatment

Comorbid Autism Spectrum Disorder and OCD: Challenges in Diagnosis and Treatment

One of the requirements for diagnosing OCD is that the individuals don't want to engage in their behaviors. However, youth with autism who have verbal skills often say that they feel content with their repetitive behaviors and have no interest in stopping them.

Practice Management Under the Microscope: Medicine's #MeToo Moment

Under the Microscope: Medicine's #MeToo Moment

No single solution to address sexual harassment in medicine exists, but physicians of all genders must come together to make progress.

Child/Adolescent Psychiatry Beyond Normal Attachment: Managing Childhood Separation Anxiety Disorder

Beyond Normal Attachment: Managing Childhood Separation Anxiety Disorder

Cognitive behavioral therapy may be effective for children in learning how to separate from their parents and engage in activities.

Personality Disorders Effectiveness of Inpatient Treatment for Borderline Personality Disorder

Effectiveness of Inpatient Treatment for Borderline Personality Disorder

The prevalence of borderline personality disorder is estimated to between 15% and 20% in inpatient settings.

Autism Spectrum Disorders The Consequences of Compensation in Autism

The Consequences of Compensation in Autism

One of the biggest challenges faced by individuals with ASD is finding ways to be happy and successful in a neurotypical world.

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 Disorder 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 Disorder 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 Disorder 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 Disorder 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 Disorder 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 Disorder 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.

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