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Strategies and Solutions for Switching Antidepressant Medications
High treatment failure rates make it critical for prescribers to know how to safely and effectively switch antidepressants to ensure patient-treatment targets are met.
The Best of Times, the Worst of Times: 2017
This year we asked about the best and worst things relating to our field. As always, we received a diverse group of responses.
4 Positive Developments in Psychiatry in 2017
The author shares his views on important topics in 2017 in the field of psychiatry.
Q&A: Ben Blum, Author of Ranger Games
An inside account of what many of our service men and women endure in order to serve their country.
Year in Review: 2017 CMEs
Our gift to you: CMEs on topics that range from restless legs syndrome, fatigue and depression, anti-NMDA receptor encephalitis, hoarding disorder, and more.
Tardive Dyskinesia Quiz: Medical Comorbitities
In this quiz, learn which medical disorders patients with schizophrenia and comorbid TD are likely to contend with.
Lithium for Severe Depression
“We were surprised to find that SSRIs and other antidepressants aren’t very effective at keeping depressed patients out of hospital.”
Warning: Antidepressants May Cause Messaging Manslaughter
Neither time nor science has given pause to some attorneys who exploit the misunderstanding that surrounds the putative "criminogenic" effects of antidepressants.
Self-Disclosure by Psychiatrists
How much should you reveal about yourself to your patients? To colleagues? To the state medical society? H. Steven Moffic, MD, takes a look at this issue in this video.
Which Came First: Fatigue or Depression?
5 key questions to ask as part of a comprehensive differential assessment of fatigue and depression.
Cognitive Enhancement—With Yoga
In this pilot study, older adults who practiced yoga did better on measures of verbal and visual memory and executive function than those in memory training classes.
13 Contributing Factors to Treatment-Resistant Bipolar Disorder
Several non-biological factors often contribute significantly to treatment resistance.
Toward Biomarker-Guided Treatment in Psychosis
Is oxidative stress a therapeutic target in schizophrenia?
Who Gets Worse on an Antidepressant?
Six patient types to watch for.
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