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Buprenorphine for Maintenance in Opioid Dependency

Patients receiving buprenorphine face stigmatization in their recovery programs and pressure to discontinue their medications. For physicians, it is crucial to remain objective and to make the right decision for these patients.

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Are suicide rates higher or lower during holidays such as Thanksgiving and Christmas? Take the quiz and learn more.

Who hasn’t been at a public gathering and identified yourself as a psychiatrist, then hear a nervous laughter, and be asked, “Can you read my mind?” Just as Thanksgiving can be compromised by family conflict, being a psychiatrist can feel like a curse at times in our public lives.

Here: the case for training residents to conduct evaluations of impairments in patients with chronic mental health issues.

This volume is written from an emerging edge of basic science —- and will reward, a clinical readership.

Here: the case of a woman with bipolar disorder who was admitted for aggressive behavior and nonadherence to medications. Art therapy and pharmacotherapy played a pivotal role in her recovery.

Psychiatrists should be playing a key role in end-of-life decisions as well as, not coincidentally, in pain management.

What signs are generally regarded as negative symptoms? What etiological factors contribute to a negative symptom presentation? How to treat these symptoms? Insights here.

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