A list of recent articles highlighting the complexity of psychiatric and systemic illness, both in terms of overlapping clinical presentation and in the degrees to which systemic illness and psychiatric illness affect each other.
With DSM-5 scheduled for publication a little more than a year from now, we may safely assume that, barring unannounced surprises from, say, the APA Scientific Review Committee, what we will see on the DSM-5 Web site is what we will get. With that in mind it’s time to review what we will indeed get.
Cognitive-behavioral therapy, interpersonal psychotherapy, or antidepressants can be effective treatments for major depression—despite their minimal separation from placebo/control therapies in clinical trials. This article argues that their specific efficacy has not been established.