Given that one of the primary goals of making DSM revisions is to improve its clinical utility, establishing a baseline of current usage is critical to inform future proposals. For this and other reasons, the authors provide preliminary results from research focused on determining clinicians’ actual use of DSM.
Progress in identifying and effectively treating first-episode schizophrenia was marked by the simultaneous publication of a report on a 6-year study and on the 10-year follow-up of a large-scale trial.
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.
There are probably few health care professionals who are unaware of the concerns about the apparent overprescription of opioids. However, we have had only limited information on how good a job physicians may actually be doing in prescribing these medications.
In this brief video, Psychiatric Times’ new Editoral Board member talks about what DSM-5, the medical home, and the search for money to fund novel approaches to new psychiatric treatments may mean to the practice of psychiatry.
Can spirituality be used as a tool in treatment? In this video, Dr Michael Norko briefly discusses spirituality and its role in clinical care. Colleagues also summarize their recent presentations on spirituality and religion in psychiatric practice.
The invisible wounds of war continue to infiltrate the minds and consciousness of veterans and their families, as shown in this infographic and public service announcement by the APA, featuring by Rep. Patrick Kennedy.
Clinically relevant information by our Section Editors, on topics such as bipolar disorder, digital media in psychiatry, ethics, history, major depressive disorder, military mental health, schizophrenia, and sleep disorders.