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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.
Parasomnias: What Psychiatrists Need to Know
Here's an update on parasomnias-- the undesirable physical, experiential, or behavioral phenomena that occur exclusively during sleep onset, during sleep, or during arousals from sleep.
The Correlation Between Sleep Disturbance and Suicide
All psychiatrists know the risk factors for suicide. Among the newest modifiable risk factors to join the list are insomnia and nightmares.
Alzheimer Dementia and Sleep Disorders: Issues in Diagnosis and Treatment
Sleep disorders represent a significant problem in patients with Alzheimer disease. Here: assessment strategies and a review of drug and non-drug interventions.
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