Marijuana and the Psychiatric Patient
Marijuana-related problems fall well within the scope of psychiatric practice: many patients use marijuana, which is likely to affect their psychiatric symptoms and response to treatment.
Mortality Risk After Discharge From Psychiatric Care
Which patients are at greatest risk for premature death following discharge?
Promising New Option for Treatment of Tardive Dyskinesia
The results of a phase 3 trial demonstrated significant benefit over placebo.
Putting a Face on Serious Mental Illness
In recent years, violence has unfortunately become the tragic touchstone that too often draws the public’s attention to mental illness.
How About a Game of Chess?
A psychiatrist's chess game with his patient didn't go the way he expected.
Julia and the Little Shoots
The therapist "goes underwater" with the patient to find what lies in her mind.
Impaired Glucose Homeostasis in First-Episode Schizophrenia
Recent findings suggest metabolic abnormalities may be independent of the effects of antipsychotics.
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