Highlights of 3 studies find that novel genetic variants for ADHD are linked to educational attainment; the prevalence of parent-reported ADHD diagnoses has not increased recently; and a video game-like intervention targets cognitive processes implicated in ADHD.
Neuroscience education for psychiatrists and the general public are covered in this interview with the Vice Chair for Education and Director of Resident Education in the department of psychiatry at Columbia University.
The game looks disarmingly simple. In fact, it’s alarmingly complex.
Test your knowledge on strategies to reduce and prevent restraints and seclusions among children and adolescents in psychiatric settings.
After he juggles three chainsaws and spins twenty plates balanced on sticks, he moves to the grand finale: ten Bowler hats tossed across the arena and stacked on the ringmaster’s head.
The name of the subspecialty Psychosomatic Medicine has become Consultation-Liaison Psychiatry. And the Academy of Psychosomatic Medicine has changed its name to the Academy of Consultation-Liaison Psychiatry. Here's why.
Practical guidance for psychiatrists who wish to confidently address questions regarding genetics that may be posed by patients and their families.
A month ago, we opened a poll about the Goldwater Rule and its controversy regarding the mental status of President Donald Trump. Here's what we found.
Over the years, I have found a number of metaphors, adages, and even a parable to be helpful in letting my patients know that they have been heard and to provide them with psychological comfort and support.
Finding and treating the underlying cause of sleep disturbance is critical to effective management. Here are a few medical conditions that may trigger key disrupting symptoms.
An environmental approach to mania makes it possible to “slow down the sun” and modulate the destabilizing effects of spring sunlight. More in this report.
Transcranial direct current stimulation delivery systems differ from one another in design, action, and results. One of them has recently been shown to be significantly better than sham treatment for bipolar depression. What does this mean for clinical practice?
Here's a debate about a statistic the NIMH has posted on its website that, says one critic, significantly underestimates the number of adults with schizophrenia in the US and potentially affects their care. The Director of the NIMH responds.
A 67-year-old man complains of memory loss, difficulty with finances, mood swings, anxiety, and generalized weakness after a recent ICU hospitalization. After reading the case, take the quiz.
Lifestyle changes—more exercise, taking omega-3 supplements—may help those with dementia, and a protein found in the brain may be a marker for Parkinson disease. Details here.