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Issues in Treating Anxiety Disorders in Pregnancy

Here: common presentations of the anxiety disorders in pregnant women and considerations for both CBT and drug treatment.

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"Like many good psychiatrists, I have empathy and concern for my patients. But in my case, I’ve quite literally walked in their shoes."

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To support patients with breast cancer, psychiatrists should be aware of possible medication interactions, psychiatric or neurologic adverse effects of treatment, and signs of disease progression-—issues that are the focus here.

When treating psychosis, dementia, addiction, and other psychiatric illnesses in older patients, clinicians must be prepared for a multitude of scenarios.

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While most clinicians know about Huntington disease, they may not be aware of its devastating effect in cognition and behavior during onset in childhood and adolescence.

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We psychiatrists are best equipped to design and participate in programs to help diminish workplace triggers for burnout. And, even more important, we are well equipped to recognize signs of burnout in ourselves.

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An overview of the interface between HIV/AIDS infection and mental illness.

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