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Psychiatric Effects of Toxic Exposures

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Neuropsychiatry

This slideshow provides a snapshot of innovative alternatives to traditional treatments for psychiatric disorders.

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Here: a review of the neurobiology and circuitry behind memory as well as current studies involving neuromodulation for memory disorders.

This article describes challenges for psychiatrists striving to ensure informed consent for, and for patients who may lack full appreciation of the risks and benefits of, neurostimulation.

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Transcranial direct current stimulation is a battery-powered noninvasive device used to treat a range of neuropsychiatric disorders. Details here.

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Neurostimulation approaches offer an exciting set of therapeutic alternatives to traditional pharmacotherapy for psychiatric disorders.

Several updates to ICD-10-CM affect the diagnostic codes used by mental health practitioners. One important update involves the codes for substance use disorders. Details here.

Andrew Farah, MD

In Dr. Andrew Farah’s new biography of Ernest Hemingway, Hemingway’s Brain, he details the neuropsychiatric demise of a great literary mind.

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