Most Recent Articles by Batya Swift Yasgur, MA, LSW
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.
"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.
Awareness of risk factors for bipolar disorder facilitates early intervention, typically beginning with lifestyle changes rather than pharmacotherapy.
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.
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.
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