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A Heartfelt Memoir
Unrelenting belief in the goodness of humankind while confronting an uncommon disease.
Breast Cancer: What Psychiatrists Need to Know
To support patients with breast cancer, psychiatrists should be aware of possible medication interactions, psychiatric or neurologic adverse effects of treatment, and signs of disease progression-—issues that are the focus here.
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.
A Methamphetamine Dictatorship? Hitler, Nazi Germany, and Drug Abuse
What do we know about the health and drug consumption habits of the Nazi leader of the German people from 1933 to 1945?
CDC Guideline for Prescribing Opioids for Chronic Pain
A new CDC guideline on prescribing opioids for chronic pain has only added to the media attention being focused on opioid abuse and addiction. But what does the guideline really offer?
Key Studies That Inform Clinical Practice: Child and Adolescent Psychiatry
Here: key take-home points from 6 new studies on adolescent and child psychiatry chosen for their clinical relevance, applicability, and quality.
6 Ways to Improve Our Mental "Wealth"
Do you think we can—and should—increase our mental wealth? If so, what would you recommend?
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.
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.
3 Features of Eating Disorders
A special collection of current clinical work and issues surrounding eating disorders—specifically comorbidity, prevalence in men, and mortality.
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