Aerobic Exercise for the Older Brain
Can cardiovascular fitness help older adults ward off dementia?
How Best to Make the Switch to Clozapine
What’s the optimal approach for patients with treatment-resistant schizophrenia?
A First-Episode Psychosis Treatment Program: “The Disease Doesn’t Define Me”
The Psychiatric Transition Program at the Naval Medical Center in San Diego is a specialized first-episode psychosis program that provides coordinated specialty care to active-duty service members with serious mental illness.
Introduction: Violence Toward Staff in Health Care Settings
Here's an overview of motivation for assaults by chronically aggressive inpatients and steps to de-escalate.
Depressive Symptoms Associated With Aggression
The authors review the association between depression and violence, and the role that anger and emotional dysregulation play.
The Role of Psychiatrists in Countering Violent Extremism
There is no predictive tool that is likely to have validity for rare outcomes such as terrorist attacks. More here.
Strategies to Reduce and Prevent Restraint and Seclusion in Pediatric Populations
Here's compelling reason for judicious use of restraint and seclusion, and a review of various alternative approaches.
Practical Tips for Managing the Agitated Patient: Avoiding Violence in the Clinical Setting
How could this have happened? What could you do to keep yourself and your team safe from another code white?
APA Position on Medical Euthanasia
The APA's historic Position Statement provides guidance for psychiatrists in the face of a rapidly changing landscape of social values and expectations of medical services. Details here.
Exercise and Depression in Youth
These studies shed light on the relationship between exercise and depression in children and adolescents.
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