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Emerging Treatments and Pharmacogenetics for Cocaine Use Disorder
There are no FDA-approved pharmacotherapies for cocaine use disorder. Here: a review of the off-label use of promising medications for this addiction.
Suicide Prevention: Translating Evidence Into Practice
A growing body of research has given us strategies at population, community, and clinical levels that can be put into practice. Details here.
Jury Is Out on Omega-3 for Major Depression
Here: Insights regarding both the potential positive and negative effects of omega-3 fatty acids on depressive symptoms.
College Students and Mental Illness: Strategies for Optimal Results
Suicide is now the second leading cause of death among college students. But only 60% of colleges and universities have a psychiatrist on staff.
A True Believer
There’s no procedure code for a visit like this. But I can’t fault my psychiatrist wife for crossing a boundary and getting too personal.
3 Features of Eating Disorders
A special collection of current clinical work and issues surrounding eating disorders—specifically comorbidity, prevalence in men, and mortality.
The Interplay of Mood Disorders and Eating Disorders
A 20-year-old college sophomore with “depression and anxiety,” who is exercising ferociously and who is literally dying to lose more weight sets the stage.
Macho, Bravado, and Eating Disorders in Men: Special Issues in Diagnosis and Treatment
Eating disorders are still thought of as a “female problem.” But 25% of those with anorexia and 36% of those with bulimia are males.
Diagnosis and Assessment Issues in Eating Disorders
You must assess the presenting problem and identify the appropriate diagnostic code needed for insurance billing. But diagnosis is complicated. Help here.
Social Media and Depression
More social media use was associated with more depression in this study. Findings suggest that clinicians need to ask about social media use by people who are depressed.
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