Opinion

Big Data, Big Psychiatry — Big Potential?

Big Data, Big Psychiatry — Big Potential?

By

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.

Is Bias Against Pharma-Funded Research Fair?

Is Bias Against Pharma-Funded Research Fair?

By

Anti-pharma prejudice may have a detrimental effect on drug discovery, clinical research, and physician education.

Incorporating Shared Decision Making in Your Practice

Incorporating Shared Decision Making in Your Practice

By

Model hits "sweet spot" for delivering both evidence-based and person-centered care.

Would You Consider Hypnotherapy for Insomnia Patients?

Would You Consider Hypnotherapy for Insomnia Patients?

By

Slow wave sleep in hypnosis-suggestible females almost doubled after hearing a hypnotic suggestion.

Is Exercising an Rx for Depression?

Is Exercising an Rx for Depression?

By

Prescribing physical activity benefits can help maintain treatment effect and promote general health.

Should Patients Have Access to Their Mental Health Records?

Should Patients Have Access to Their Mental Health Records?

By

A pilot program is underway at Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center to determine if granting patients access to their psychiatrist's notes improves outcomes.

Involve Families in Patient Treatment

Involve Families in Patient Treatment

By

Families have a powerful influence on mental health equal to traditional medical risk factors.

Sign Up for Free e-newsletters