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An Update on Melancholia
Functional vs structural; melancholic vs non-melancholic; and heirarchy of treatment are the focus.
Take Two Pills and ...
It's not about the specifics of preliminary studies about psilocybin. It's about the validation of research using psychedelic drugs in modern psychiatry.
Not Just a Matter of Semantics
In this Letter to the Editor, practicing psychiatrist Richard Krugley, MD makes the case against the term "assisted suicide" when applied to terminally ill patients. Drs. Pies and Geppert respond.
After your exams, after your diploma, after all the nights on call, missed dinners and diagnoses, after your apologies...
Apps for Suicide Prevention: What the Research Says
A review of smartphone tools for suicide prevention and recommendations for clinicians.
Building a Better Older Brain
There is no magic pill or fountain of youth that can build a better older brain, but there are several key strategies.
Do Patients Want to Know Whether Alzheimer Disease Awaits Them?
Older adults seem willing to take a hypothetical predictive test—and plan accordingly.
The Challenges of Preventing Burnout
If left untreated, burnout can become chronic and debilitating. Here are tips to recognizing the signs and symptoms.
Positive Psychiaty, Resilience, and Aging
The latest updates in geriatric psychiatry.
Advances in Cultural Psychiatry
Dr Alarcón shares his thoughts on cultural psychiatry and its growing prominence in the mental health field.
Psychiatry: Then and Now
Thoughts about the current state of psychiatry by Psychiatric Times' Editor in Chief.
Geriatric Psychiatry Research Update: January 2017
Three new studies offer insights into psychiatric disorders in the elderly.
Psychiatry Roundup: The Cures Act, Carrie Fisher, Abortion Denial
President Barack Obama’s last bill signed into law; Carrie Fisher’s legacy gives voice to mental illness; psychological outcomes of women who had abortions against those denied abortion; and other psychiatry news.
Antipsychotics and Breast Cancer Risk
Are antipsychotics associated with an increased risk of breast cancer?
Psychiatric Times’ Hot Blogs of 2016
For your reading pleasure, we present noteworthy blogs published in 2016.
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