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A CASE REPORT: Prepartum or Postpartum Psychosis?
Did this woman have (untreated) postpartum psychosis when she became pregnant a second time-- or was this a separate, rare case of prepartum psychosis?
Psychiatry Roundup: Orlando, Physicians Unite, Defunct Study
In the aftermath of the Orlando massacre, nearly half a million physicians declared war on gun violence. This story and more in our psychiatry roundup.
Paul Simon Sings, Psychosocial Problems Ring
Our societal challenges beat through each note in Simon's newest album—with far-reaching implications for psychiatry.
Wearable Devices for Mental Health: Knowns and Unknowns
Can a wearable device improve mental health outcomes?
What You Need to Know When Treating Physicians: Issues, Sensitivities, and Considerations
The very traits that define a good physician make it difficult for most doctors to prioritize basic self-care.
Many fail to notice early signs of dysfunction.
Collaborative Opportunities: Working With Nurse Practitioners to Meet the Needs of Underserved Populations
Collaboration between the psychiatric nurse practitioner and psychiatrist will be part of the solution to the workforce issue that leaves so many underserved patients without good mental health care.
Introduction: Unique Needs and Innovative Opportunities
Children in foster care; combat vets; physicians with mental health needs: Dr Koh introduces a series of articles on these and other special patient populations.
Challenges of Treating Depression in the Elderly
Comorbid medical symptoms, polypharmacy, and cognitive decline are hallmarks of depression in the fastest growing segment of the population.
Marijuana—Legal, But Not by Prescription
What are the pros and cons of marijuana use? Dr Andrew Saxon gives his viewpoint on why he is against medical marijuana but in favor of legalization of recreational use of marijuana.
New Psychopharmacology Algorithms
Dr David Osser offers compelling reasons why you might want to take a look at these 7 algorithms, each of which offers actionable consultations—usually in under 2 minutes.
Leaders in Psychiatry: Jeffrey A. Lieberman, MD
What does Dr Lieberman have to say about the state of psychiatry today, as it relates to schizophrenia, major depression, and other psychiatric disorders? More in this video.
5 Ways to Transform Health Behaviors
Proper technique, practiced over time, can transform an appointment from "medication management" to a serious change in behavior, as evidenced by the 5 examples featured in this article.
Psychiatry Roundup: Suicide, Overdose, and Self-Harm
A recent study reported that burnout rates in one hospital were over 75%. This story and more in our psychiatry roundup.
Depression Research Update: June 2016
Three new studies focus on risk factors for the development of depressive disorders.
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