Welcome to conference coverage of US Psychiatric and Mental Health Congress 2017 in New Orleans, Louisiana!
Is Successful Aging Possible in the Face of Dementia?
Persons with dementia can still retain the capacity to experience humor, joy, and mutual interactions. Therein lie the seeds of a new perspective on aging.
Solving Clinical Challenges in Major Depression
Grief vs depression? MDD vs depressive episodes? SGAs in treatment-resistant depression? Treatment-emergent sexual dysfunction? Insights in this Q&A.
Q&A: Clinical Challenges in Substance Use Disorders
What's the optimal strategy toward recovery from opioid use disorder? Which treatment for nicotine addiction has the most favorable adverse-effect profile?
Clinical Challenges in Bipolar Disorder
Here: a Q&A about diagnostic challenges in the real world; pharmacologic and non-medication options; and management of common adverse events in patients with DSM-5 bipolar and related disorders.
Asperger Disorder: Gone But Not Forgotten
Although Asperger disorder is now included as part of the overall autism spectrum disorder, some say Pandora’s box has been opened.
Expert Q&A: Schizophrenia and Weight Gain
Schizophrenia and T2 DM risk; short-term weight gain with specific antipsychotics; interventions to reduce weight and/or metabolic abnormalities. . .answers here.
The Truth About Shared Decision Making
These 3 steps can help you ensure that shared decision making is actually taking place.
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