Experts discuss how differentiation between the PTSD and TBI is important for the purposes of disability evaluation and treatment.
Inhaled loxapine may be an effective, non-invasive alternative to the intramuscular sedatives typically used to treat agitation in the emergency department.
Virtual reality technology may be useful in such areas as exposure therapy and pain management.
Clinicians and patients should consider the business model of an app for anxiety management when deciding whether to use it.
The implementation of a standardized medication regimen for pain management in incoming psychiatric inpatients may be associated with a reduction in the number of pages related to pain complaints received by on-call residents.
The Joint Commission reported that 75% of inpatient suicides are by hanging, which increases the potential danger posed by emergency pull cords.
In a case study, a 115-person wait list dropped by almost 50% after a practice implemented a tele-triage protocol.
Exercise is effective at reducing depressive symptoms in older adults, although antidepressants may show a faster therapeutic response.
The American Psychiatric Association’s president, Altha Stewart, MD, sat with Valerie Jarrett, JD, for a fireside chat focused on the Affordable Care Act.
A number of psychiatric and neurodegenerative diseases are associated with abnormal imaging findings, which can help psychiatrists reach a diagnosis.
Knowledge of pathological imaging findings characteristic of alcohol-related central nervous system disorders may help clinicians reach an accurate early diagnosis.
Social engagement, posttraumatic growth, optimism, and resilience are psychological factors that play an essential role in positive psychiatry.
No evidence was found to support the concerns of international drug safety authorities regarding an increased risk for suicidality in young people treated with antidepressants.
Leveraging pharmacogenetics for selecting treatments may benefit patients with treatment-resistant schizophrenia and other psychotic disorders.
Psychiatrists need to take into account possible drug-drug interactions when prescribing third generation antipsychotics to their patients with schizophrenia.