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Our time was Thursday, 5 o’clock, my psychiatrist’s door always opened wide, him wearing a wool sweater, sipping tea, lights dimmed to an endless twilight...
Tardive Dyskinesia Quiz: Scales, Syndromes, and Spontaneity
Tardive syndromes include a broad spectrum of abnormal movements. Which movement disorders can resemble tardive dyskinesia? Find out in the quiz.
Public Comment Period Opens for First Set of New Proposals to Update DSM-5
Advances in digital publishing that allow instantaneous dissemination of changes at minimal cost have paved the way towards the adoption of a continuous improvement model for DSM, in which revisions are pegged to specific scientific advances.
Treating the Sickest: Why Does the US Lag Behind?
How to decrease recidivism for individuals with serious mental illnesses who are released from jails or prisons or discharged from hospitals? Here are several effective mechanisms.
Vitamin D for Bipolar Depression?
Questions and caveats about dosing remain.
Mini Quiz: Depression and Cancer
What is the estimated prevalence of psychiatric disorders in ambulatory patients with cancer? Find out in this quiz.
Who Gets Worse on an Antidepressant?
Six patient types to watch for.
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.
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.
Harbingers of Dementia—or Not?
Hypertension, loss of sense of smell, personality changes: which can predict dementia?
4 Clinical Reports on Brain Stimulation
This slideshow provides a snapshot of innovative alternatives to traditional treatments for psychiatric disorders.
MDD: Predictors and Protectors
Researchers investigate links between depression and exercise, childhood sexual abuse, and diet.
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