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Major Depressive Disorder

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Major Depressive Disorder

Lack of empathy is a commonly known feature of narcissistic personality disorder. Romantic relationships are typically shallow and difficult for to maintain. What are some other features of NPD? More in this case presentation.

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Is it possible to add creative twists to proven therapeutic techniques in order to encourage reluctant patients to try safe and effective treatments that we believe can benefit them? After reading the case, tell us what you think.

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Circadian components are profound in depressive disorders, such seasonal affective disorder. This article introduces a course to be given at this year’s APA Meeting in Toronto, on melatonin and light treatment.

Like the body’s inevitable arrival at homeostasis, a bereaved person's mind settles—eventually. A peer-to-peer conversation from someone who has been there.

The human condition is such that all of us may be vulnerable to seasonal affective disorder. If placed in an environment sufficiently deprived of light we would all develop a reversible syndrome of major depression.

Phenomenology in an Acute Care Setting

We present the case of a patient for whom different attending providers had markedly different interpretations. As the case unfolds, we invite you to reflect on your diagnostic understanding of each presentation.

The Interface of Dermatology and Psychiatry

Delusional parasitosis can be difficult to recognize, but timely diagnosis and psychiatric treatment can improve quality of life and reduce medical costs.

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