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Andrew Farah, MD

In Dr. Andrew Farah’s new biography of Ernest Hemingway, Hemingway’s Brain, he details the neuropsychiatric demise of a great literary mind.

New evidence bolsters the reputation of clozapine as the “gold-standard” antipsychotic for patients with treatment-resistant schizophrenia.

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No, there is no generalized epidemic of mental illness in the US, nor credible evidence that psychiatric drugs are driving up rates or severity of mental illness. But there is an urgent need for more and better treatment of psychiatric disorders.

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This article delineates the role of psychiatrists in preventing HIV transmission before and after HIV exposure through pre- and post-exposure prophylaxis.

Up to 75% of individuals with HD have at least one other co-occurring psychiatric condition. These may manifest with prominent hoarding behaviors described here in the differential diagnosis for hoarding symptoms.

A Horse Walks Into a Bar by David Grossman

The noted Israeli author's latest book is set in a 1990s second-string comedy club.

Persons with dementia can still retain the capacity to experience humor, joy, and mutual interactions. Therein lie the seeds of a new perspective on aging.

Allan Tasman, MD

Like all things in our technologically advanced society, for all hard-working, empathy-challenged doctors comes a new and easy, although not painless, way to gain empathic ability...an empathy gadget?

What factors come into play in the diagnosis of tardive dyskinesia? How is TD distinguished from other movement disorders? Find out more in this quiz.

Carol A. Mathews, MD

Here: a review of prevalence, impact, etiology and pathophysiology, differential diagnosis, and treatment.

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