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Telepsychiatry for Vulnerable and Underserved Populations
When timely psychiatric care or consultation is difficult or impossible to obtain, telepsychiatry may be an acceptable, economical, and effective alternative.
Assessing Psychosis: A Clinician’s Guide
Methods of identifying and understanding the intricacies of psychosis in clinical settings.
At-Risk Children in the US Deserve Careful Assessment
In an international network of patients with bipolar illness, more offspring of US patients than of those from Europe had received a mental illness diagnosis. This suggests greater epigenetic vulnerability in Americans.
CBT for Psychosis
How to make cognitive behavioral therapy for psychosis feasible in a busy practice with limited resources.
Update on Mood Disorders: Implications for Practice
How generalizable are the results of depression treatment studies? Which factors predict readmission and length of stay in inpatients with mood disorders?
Psychiatry and Its Dichotomies
To neglect the cultural components of any given diagnosis or behavior, to ignore the role of culture-based individual attitudes, beliefs or practices in the face of adversity, would be a disservice.
At Last . . . I Hope!
The CDC and FDA have -- at last -- recognized that there might be something of a problem in the way opiates are prescribed!
Using Motivational Interviewing to Improve Health Behaviors in Psychotic Patients
Broaching the subject of changing behaviors can be daunting. Motivational interviewing may make these conversations easier.
Characteristics of Completed Suicides
In this study, about 70% of patients who completed suicide had recently sought treatment. Will you recognize those at risk?
Treatment Options in Late-Life Treatment-Resistant Depression
This article sheds light on the strengths and weaknesses of various approaches to TRD management in adults 60 years and older.
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