Treatment nonadherence in psychiatric patients contributes to increased suicide rates, illness exacerbation, hospitalization, and mortality. This Special Report countdown highlights the psychiatrist’s role in addressing barriers to treatment in a number of scenarios.
I hope you'll take a little time to read The Lancet Psychiatry Commission on the Future of Psychiatry, and to reflect on how we’ll address a number of issues critically important to the future of our profession.
The authors review basic neuroendocrine function and the evidence base of hormonal contribution to psychiatric symptoms in PCOS, PMDD, and perimenopause. They also offer strategies for psychiatrists for both clinical assessment and management of women with neuroendocrine dysfunction.