As rates of physician burnout continue to climb, a diverse group of researchers weigh in on enhancing resilience and particularly emphasize enlightening educators about how resilience develops during residency.
A range of studies show that connections among social identification, perception, and interpretation of social situations affect quality of life in patients with major depressive disorders.
When combined with other serotonergic agents, selective serotonin reuptake inhibitors can lead to a potentially fatal condition called serotonin syndrome, the incidence of which is likely underestimated.
Researchers found data to support their hypothesis that developmental stress vulnerability is the link between a predisposition and environmental triggers in the pathophysiology of schizophrenia.
Researchers found data that inhaled loxapine has proven to be effective and generally well-tolerated when administered to agitated patients with schizophrenia.
A team of investigators from both Brigham and Women’s Hospital and the Massachusetts Institute of Technology analyzed data on thousands of inactive ingredients in approved medications to further characterize them and enhance our knowledge of their safety.
Researchers believe that data show stress impairs the hypothalamus-pituitary-adrenal axis and sympathetic nervous system, causing inflammation that is the link between type 2 diabetes mellitus and depression.
An estimated 25% of children and adolescents report having pain that persists for more than 3 months, with severe and disabling pain affecting 8% of this population.
The integration of technology into medicine has expanded into various uses in patients with Parkinson disease.
Ketamine was originally approved by the FDA as an anesthetic, but is increasingly being used to treat mood disorders such as treatment-resistant depression, anxiety disorders, and PTSD.
In a draft report issued December 28, 2018 by the US Department of Health and Human Services-sponsored Pain Management Best Practices Inter-Agency Task Force, recommendations for a multidisciplinary approach to pain management were formulated.
A growing body of research suggests there may be associations between common viral infectious such as Epstein Barr and Toxoplasma gondii and schizophrenia.
The complexities of today’s high-tech methods of communication, data sharing, and data storage lay practices open to unforeseen and constantly changing threats, requiring vigilance and training of medical staff.
Researchers found that patients who have atrial fibrillation are more likely to have a history of depression than patients who do not.
By increased connectivity within the insular cortex through listening to music, symptoms, including auditory hallucinations, are rehabilitated in patients with schizophrenia.
Prioritization of patients’ well-being can lead physicians to neglect their own well-being, including their mental health.
Along with its effects on the endocrine system, melatonin is involved in regulating certain parameters of the cardiovascular system and central nervous system.
A rare disease diagnosis may have a significant impact on mental health, causing anxiety, stress, and low mood.
Researchers found that there has been little attention paid to intervention to enhance treatment adherence in nonpsychotic major depression, so they outlined steps for engagement, retention, and adherence for these patients.
Experts suggest evaluation of sleep patterns, including keeping track of insomnia in patients with schizophrenia.
The combined number of opioid-related suicides and overdoses almost tripled from 2000 to 2017.
The number of potentially abused elders is staggering: in 2015, older adults — defined as people age 65 or above constituted nearly 15% of the US population — up by 1.6 million from 2014.
Perhaps it is that tension between undeniable differences and inevitable merging that has led to more recent calls for cross-disciplinary cooperation.
Researchers found a small number of clinical trials that indicated antidepressant effects of cytokine blockers.
Curbside consults are commonplace in both hospital and ambulatory settings.
To gain deeper insight into the unique challenges facing psychiatrists working with inmates on death row, Psychiatry Advisor interviewed 3 individuals.
Whether negative symptoms are specified by category or across dimensions, discovering biomarkers to indicate specific treatment strategies is needed.
The US Preventive Services Task Force concluded that providing or referring pregnant or postpartum women to counseling has a moderate net benefit in preventing perinatal depression.
Researchers found that the inclusion of significant others in cognitive behavioral therapy for victims of violent crimes is beneficial for the victim and indirect victim.
This rise in prescribing of prescription opioids in the last 2 decades of the 20th century occurred at a time during which medical professionals were urged to resort to prescription opioids to manage untreated and chronic noncancer pain.
Because the dopaminergic system is sexually dimorphic, researchers found that the same treatment compounds manifest differently for men and women with schizophrenia.
Transcranial direct current stimulation could be a viable alternative to medication and psychotherapy to treat pregnant women with depression, according to the results of a Canadian pilot study.
Despite the clear need for improved management of T2D in patients with SMI, there is scant evidence regarding effective treatment strategies for this group.
Noninvasive brain stimulation (NIBS) techniques are a potential alternative to the use of medications for the treatment of poststroke depression.
Experts weigh in on the topic of gaming disorder and the evidence to support it as a diagnosis.
Dr Pransky shares some examples of robots that have shown impressive psychiatric applications, as well as her thoughts on giving robots the critical role of delivering healthcare to human beings.
Emerging evidence has begun to elucidate the prevalence and outcomes associated with social anxiety disorder in schizophrenia.
Psychologists and psychiatrists discuss the stigma of mental health disorders in practicing clinicians.
Clinicians should be discerning when evaluating meta-analyses of schizophrenia add-on therapies such as statins and antidepressants.
For part 2 of this article, Psychiatry Advisor interviewed Dr Brenda L Curtis, whose research focuses on “big data” generated from social networking sites, technology-based interventions for substance use disorders and related issues, and Internet research ethics.