A discussion on whether personality disorders can be understood as one dimensional continuum or as overlapping diagnostic categories. ©WaveBreakMedia/Shutterstock
The Autism “Epidemic” Marches On: What is Driving Rates Even Higher?
A large and comprehensive study recently performed in Korea has produced a surprising and disturbing result. The rate of autism is reported to be an astounding 1 in 38...
Early Antecedents and Detection of Schizophrenia
Much resistance to disorder status for the psychosis-risk syndrome stems from the fact that only a minority of those given the diagnosis really have the disorder.
DSM5 and "Psychosis Risk Syndrome:" Not Ready For Prime Time
The proposal for a "Psychosis Risk Syndrome" aims to solve a pressing problem in psychiatry-- the need for early identification and preventive treatment.
New Insights Into Diagnosis, Comorbidities, and Treatment Approaches
Psychopathology and Personality Traits of Pedophiles
Because of recent scandals, pedophilia is one of the few psychiatric disorders widely known to the general public.
Treatment Resistance: Challenges and Solutions
Treatment resistance occurs in a variety of psychiatric disorders and presents an ongoing challenge as we attempt to optimize treatments for our patients.
Exploring OCD Subtypes and Treatment Resistance
Obsessive-compulsive disorder (OCD) is a heterogeneous disorder with a variety of phenotypic expressions. Delineation of clinically distinct subtypes of the disorder may be valuable in predicting treatment response and resistance.
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