Off-Label Prescribing of Antipsychotics for Youths: Who Should Be Treated?
This article focuses on appropriate versus inappropriate use of antipsychotics, the importance of careful assessment, and the consequences of not treating.
Frontotemporal Dementia: A Brain Disease That Challenges Definitions of Mental Illness
Here: what psychiatrists need to know about frontotemporal dementia. Case examples convey the variety of possible psychiatric presentations of behavioral variant FTD.
There’s More to Nightmares Than Meets the Eye
Nightmare disorder can produce emotional manifestations of fear, anger, and sadness. Here are 7 reasons parasomnias can challenge even the most astute diagnostician.
Mini Quiz: Micronutrients and Depression
Micronutrient deficiencies can bring about a range of mental health complications. Take the quiz and learn more.
Neuroscience Research for Psychiatry: The Brain and Behavior Link
Interaction between the brain and behavior implies that comprehensive progress cannot be made to relieve the suffering of patients without systematically addressing the brain basis of such conditions.
Smart Moves to Prevent Dementia
Three new studies show exercise can improve cognitive function, psychotropics for PTSD may raise dementia risk, and 3 biomarkers can help predict cognitive decline in elderly persons.
Introduction: More Dives and Intellectual Jujitsu
An overview of the DSM diagnostic system, the medicalization of normal variants of human behavior, and physician-assisted suicide.
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