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Hoarding Throughout the Life Span
Here: a review of prevalence, impact, etiology and pathophysiology, differential diagnosis, and treatment.
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.
Solving Clinical Challenges in Major Depression
Grief vs depression? MDD vs depressive episodes? SGAs in treatment-resistant depression? Treatment-emergent sexual dysfunction? Insights in this Q&A.
Clinical Conundrum: Approaching Bipolar Diagnosis Four Ways
We are using 4 different approaches to bipolar diagnosis, according to the author of this commentary.
Off-Label Prescribing of Antipsychotics for Youths: Who Should Be Treated?
This article focuses on appropriate versus inappropriate use of antipsychotics, the importance of careful assessment, and the consequences of not treating.
Q&A: Clinical Challenges in Substance Use Disorders
What's the optimal strategy toward recovery from opioid use disorder? Which treatment for nicotine addiction has the most favorable adverse-effect profile?
Clinical Challenges in Bipolar Disorder
Here: a Q&A about diagnostic challenges in the real world; pharmacologic and non-medication options; and management of common adverse events in patients with DSM-5 bipolar and related disorders.
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.
Can Diet Treat Depression?
Although supported by basic science, it’s still a sea change to think that diet can treat depression. A new clinical trial puts that idea to the test.
3 Common Psychiatric Disorders in Older Adults: New Insights
Are you up-to-date on the latest findings in mild cognitive impairment, dementia, and depression in elderly patients?
The Gut Microbiome in First-Episode Psychosis
New findings support the involvement of microbiota alterations in psychosis—and point to novel treatments.
Pharmacologic Cotreatment in Patients With Schizophrenia
Which psychotropic combinations unlock the door to successful treatment?
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