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SSRIs Target Psychological But Not Somatic Symptoms in MDD
Recent studies illustrate the importance of homing in on the somatic symptoms of depression
Key Studies That Inform Clinical Practice: Cognitive Behavioral and Mindfulness-Based Therapies
Here's a summary of 9 recent articles on cognitive behavioral and mindfulness-based treatments, selected for their their clinical relevance, applicability, and quality.
Chronic Pain and Depression: A Case Report
Here's a case that illustrates the importance of factoring in the presence of pain when treating mental disorders in patients with seemingly intractable pain.
My First Lesson in Countertransference
Here's the story of one of my very first patients -- 45 years ago -- who taught me a powerful lesson about countertransference.
Mandatory Leave of Absence for College Students With Suicidal Behaviors: The Real Story
One would easily imagine from a recent TV report that psychiatrically ill and suicidal students are routinely being shipped off to hospitals and removed from their colleges without due process or discussion.
Self-Monitoring Program for MDD Lacks Human Touch
Which patients are most likely to find a computer-based program helpful?
Gun Violence and Mental Illness: Talking With Liza H. Gold, MD
What policy prescriptions, if any, would you make on a federal level for reducing gun violence in America? That question and more answered.
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.
6 Signs Your Patient Is at Risk for Treatment-Resistant Depression
What factors predispose patients to TRD and what treatment strategies achieve response? Find out here, with a bonus case vignette.
Psychiatry Roundup: New Discoveries
The latest news in psychiatry includes President Obama's study on the Affordable Care Act, the new Director of NIMH, a discovery of nearly a hundred brain regions, and more.
Sex and Sexual Disorders: Special Report
Four clinical reports indicate that in the last 30 years, we have come a long way in the exploration and study of sex and sexual disorders.
Depression Research Update August 2016
Three recent studies assess the benefits of various therapies for MDD.
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