There are a number of very plausible hypotheses of what it is about childbirth that is such a potent trigger for severe postpartum episodes in women with bipolar disorder.
An AAEP task force created recommendations for medical evaluation of psychiatric patients presenting to the ED.
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.
Increased implementation of integrated primary care could help to improve the availability of psychological treatment for this patient population.
It has been proposed that inflammation stemming from persistent pathogens may influence the development of mood disorders.
Rheuatology Advisor speaks with a psychologist about addressing mental health in patients with inflammatory arthritis.
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.
The prevalence of borderline personality disorder is estimated to between 15% and 20% in inpatient settings.
Careful clinical and metabolic monitoring should be implemented by clinicians caring for patients with severe mental illness.