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Figure. Levels of psychological impairment

Supportive psychotherapy can serve as the first bridge out of social isolation and marginalization and addresses personality issues, such as deficits in character structure and defense mechanisms.

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We’ve been waiting since 1953, the year chlorpromazine was introduced to the US as a revolutionary treatment for schizophrenia, for an active treatment for tardive dyskinesia that the FDA judged to be effective.

The human-animal relationship can provide insight into the patient’s ability to connect, to interact, and to show care and empathy. Plus, animal companions tend not to breach confidentiality.

Med school finals, ten backpack pounds of biochem hauled for months, my epiphany: I would never know more about glucose metabolism than that morning...

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Here's a close look at the psychological toll of years of trauma among Syrian refugees.

Current research investigates new pathophysiologic mechanisms and lays the groundwork for redefining schizophrenia based on distinct medical subclasses—which may lead to more targeted and effective treatments. Details here.

Your patient is excited to be pregnant. She is currently on sertraline, and has been stable on this for many years. She is very insistent that she would like to stop her medication. What should you do?

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The Research Domain Criteria (RDoC) program: how it evolved, clinical applications, and goals.

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How does a pituitary result in a psychiatric emergency? Read more clues to this clinical puzzle.

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