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Comorbidity In Psychiatry

Apps, Efficacy, Adherence—and MDD

The latest news on the treatment of depression covers patient self-management apps, antidepressant efficacy in older adults, and strategies to improve adherence. ©Lightspring/ Shutterstock

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Comorbidity In Psychiatry

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Helping patients who have significant medical illness as well as mental illness is a challenge, especially when the diagnosis is unclear. Hospital psychiatrists play a critical role in the management of these behaviorally compromised patients.

The clinical presentation and functional impacts of ADHD in adults vary greatly from their child and adolescent counterparts.


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