Suzanne Bujara

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Predicting Poststroke Depression: Biomarkers and Beyond

Predicting Poststroke Depression: Biomarkers and Beyond

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As depression is one of the most common psychiatric disorders following acute stroke and can be predictive of poor outcomes, identifying biomarkers to recognize the disorder are imperative for improving the clinical course.

Managing Comorbid Opioid and Alcohol Use Disorder

Managing Comorbid Opioid and Alcohol Use Disorder

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When alcohol and opioid addiction occur together, managing them concomitantly becomes challenging. Whereas some patients may not need medication for alcohol addiction, opioid abuse does require pharmacotherapy.

The Opioid System: The Foundation for Social Risk and Reward

The Opioid System: The Foundation for Social Risk and Reward

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The opioid system is responsible for social pain and reward in the brain; therefore, understanding its underpinnings may help clinicians manage patients with depression and suicidal ideation.

When Bipolar Disorder Presents, Consider Cardiovascular Comorbidities

When Bipolar Disorder Presents, Consider Cardiovascular Comorbidities

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Screening for cardiovascular disease risk is recommended for clinicians who manage patients with bipolar disorder.

Transcranial Direct Current Stimulation Promising for Major Depressive Disorder

Transcranial Direct Current Stimulation Promising for Major Depressive Disorder

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With better understanding of the underlying mechanisms of transcranial direct current stimulation, clinicians will be better equipped to identify the optimal management of their patients with major depressive disorder.

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