PatientsLikeMe: Crowdsourced Patient Health Data as a Clinical Tool in Psychiatry
Patients want to know what to expect with a given treatment, how their experiences compare with those of others, or whether they are alone in coping with their conditions. Who best to answer these questions than others like them?
Ordinarily Well: The Case for Antidepressants
A searching interrogation of scientific findings reflected against experience with patients.
Comorbid ADHD and Depression: Assessment and Treatment Strategies
Potential risk factors related to comorbid ADHD and depression, strategies for proper diagnosis, and treatment approaches.
SSRIs Target Psychological But Not Somatic Symptoms in MDD
Recent studies illustrate the importance of homing in on the somatic symptoms of depression
Chronic Pain and Depression: A Case Report
Here's a case that illustrates the importance of factoring in the presence of pain when treating mental disorders in patients with seemingly intractable pain.
Obstructive Sleep Apnea and Depression: Issues for Psychiatrists
What are the effects of sleep apnea on depression--and depression on sleep apnea? Insights here.
The Thing About Mental Illness
Poetic, raw, and haunting, this young woman's description of having a psychiatric illness powerfully reveals what I believe are common, but rarely articulated, thoughts and feelings.
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