There is an emerging view that sleep disorders are not merely symptoms of psychiatric conditions; instead there may be a complex, bidirectional relationship between psychiatric and sleep disorders.
Responses to treatment depend on the target chosen, with 5 targets yielding positive outcomes, including the ventral anterior limb of the internal capsule, subthalamic nucleus, nucleus accumbens, ventral capsule/ventral striatum, or inferior thalamic peduncle, all involving fronto-striato-thalamocortical circuits.
Increasing evidence suggests that modulation of the gut microbiota could provide a novel intervention for depression and anxiety.
A highly publicized custody dispute in Texas has garnered attention from medical societies and policy makers alike.
Katlein França, MD, PhD, spoke with Dermatology Advisor about the use of the behavior therapy technique “habit reversal training” (HRT) for the treatment of trichotillomania, excoriation disorder, and itch.