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Sleep and Executive Function in ADHD
A recent study has found that induction of slow waves during early non-rapid eye movement sleep may improve executive function in children with ADHD.
What Drives Our Disorganized Mental Health Policies?
We are the richest nation in the history of the world and yet we provide the worst care ever conceived for the severely ill who most need it.
Monthly Roundup: Top 6 Psychiatry Stories in September
These editors' picks on noteworthy stories from around the web include topics on child psychiatry, sports psychology, college mental health, forensic psychiatry, and addiction.
Psychiatry’s Solid Center
Most psychiatrists do not fit neatly into the biological or psychodynamic camps. Instead, like surgeons, they will implement tools that reduce the suffering and enhance the well-being of the patient.
Does the United States Have PTSD?
In addition to helping indiviiduals with PTSD, psychiatrists can play an active role in resolving trauma experienced by the country as a whole.
What Is an Adequate Dose of an Antidepressant?
In the treatment of depression, clinicians are often faulted for failing to give an antidepressant medication at a high enough dose. What is high enough? Answering this question turns out to be tricky.
Mini Quiz: Drug Administration and Food Intake
Food taken with which atypical antipsychotics discussed here may increase absorption?
Psychiatry Comic: Fall Rorschach Cards
"Tell me what you see."
A Review of Changes in DSM-5 Sleep-Wake Disorders
DSM-5 sleep-wake disorders are now more in sync with other medical disorders and sleep disorders classificatory systems. Here's what's changed.
Here's a brief history of sleepwalking, associated factors, and pathology; sleep-related violence and forensic considerations; and management strategies.
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