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Psychiatric Times Vol 32 No 7: July 2010

We are in the midst of a paradigm shift in the field, and new diagnostics and treatments that yield clinically significant improvement for the heterogeneous set of disorders known as schizophrenia are being developed.

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The author offers a brief commentary in response to feedback from readers of a previously published case.

His new hip healed in, we’re working on a bluff, talking doctors and health care reform as we shove a new propane tank into place...

Aggressive and impulsive behaviors in schizophrenia pose many clinical challenges. The best way to reduce the risk of aggression is with adequate treatment of schizophrenia.

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Stress may be a common mediator in both obesity and depression. Here are the top 5 reasons to monitor obesity in depressed patients and practice psychoeducation on a routine basis.

Major Depressive Disorder

This review covers recent advances in ECT technique, post-ECT management, and theories of mechanism of action. It will focus on the use of ECT in depression, the most common indication for ECT in clinical practice.

Major Depressive Disorder

In the US, depression ranks fifth in the number of disability-adjusted life years lost due to illness and employment problems often persist, even if help is sought. Helping those who want and/or need to work is part of providing comprehensive, patient-centered care.

Major Depressive Disorder

Disaster Psychiatry

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Radicalization by Norwegian converts to the Prophet’s Ummah produced massive and terrible social consequences. The explanations offered may be pertinent to the current attraction that ISIS offers for too many young persons in many countries of the civilized world.

Disaster Psychiatry

Depression

An overview of the largest study to examine persistent pulmonary hypertension in newborns (PPHN) exposed to antidepressants late in pregnancy.

Depression

Psychopharmacology

The need to stay up-to-date with the most current evidence-based information is becoming harder than ever. For this reason, the authors identify and evaluate published research that may have a direct bearing on clinical practice.

Psychopharmacology

Forensic Psychiatry

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Loneliness, substance abuse, dating violence, and hopelessness, are just some of the risk factors for suicide, which remains the second leading cause of death for college students.

Forensic Psychiatry

Child Adolescent Psychiatry

Because there is a higher prevalence of mental health disorders in LGBTs than in heterosexuals, psychiatrists should be broadly familiar with the process of sexual/gender exploration, psychological self-recognition, disclosure to others, and community identification.

Child Adolescent Psychiatry

ADHD

ADHD

Cultural Psychiatry

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The cultural aspects of treating patients are similar for all age-groups, but certain themes have greater relevance with the elderly.

Cultural Psychiatry
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Playing helpless witness to a growing epidemic with no cure takes us back in time. The Hippocratics called it the “art” of medicine. It does not take a psychiatrist, however, to see that this “artful” approach frequently fails in public health crises.

Cultural Psychiatry

Addiction

This CME is intended to help differentiate binge eating disorder (BED) from other eating disorders and understand the mechanisms that may put BED into the realm of addiction disorders.

Addiction

APA 2015

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Abnormal glucose metabolism may accelerate the age-related decline in hippocampal volumes in BD, according to one new study.

APA 2015

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