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New research demonstrates why it’s crucial to examine manic and other symptoms in their entirety when making a treatment plan.


You must assess the presenting problem and identify the appropriate diagnostic code needed for insurance billing. But diagnosis is complicated. Help here.

The Prisoner’s Dilemma reveals a clear distinction between the 2 conditions.

An exploration topics that are relevant to most clinicians who work with patients with personality disorders.


Despite its survival and final inclusion in DSM-5, narcissistic personality disorder remains a controversial diagnosis. Here: perspectives on diagnosis, treatment, and prognosis.

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After a brief description of the scope of an important IOM report, this article summarizes content that is especially relevant for psychiatrists.


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