This slideshow provides a snapshot of innovative alternatives to traditional treatments for psychiatric disorders.
Treatment nonadherence in psychiatric patients contributes to increased suicide rates, illness exacerbation, hospitalization, and mortality. This Special Report countdown highlights the psychiatrist’s role in addressing barriers to treatment in a number of scenarios.
The authors describe an alternative model for BPD diagnosis that is dimensional in nature and requires fulfillment of 4 of 7 personality traits.
A novel protocol lights the way for a promising treatment for bipolar depression.
The latest news in the treatment of depression covers patient self-management apps, antidepressant efficacy in older adults, and strategies to improve adherence.
Which is more important, for whom?
New tools for the armamentarium: a patient self-management app, a retinal imaging system, and a computer program for Alzheimer diagnosis.
Tips for having a balanced and comprehensive risk-to-benefit discussion with competent patients who want to stop their medications.
Is an effective, well-tolerated treatment for the negative symptoms of schizophrenia on the horizon?
Up to 75% of individuals with HD have at least one other co-occurring psychiatric condition. These may manifest with prominent hoarding behaviors described here in the differential diagnosis for hoarding symptoms.