The latest news in geriatric psychiatry covers olfactory deficits in cognitively impaired patients, a smartphone app for older adults with serious mental illness, and adjunctive ketamine for late-life depression.
Monitoring patients for 5 key changes can help avert drug toxicity.
When clinicians work without ready access to a security team or environmental safety protocols, early recognition is crucial to preventing or avoiding those rare occasions when behavior problems escalate.
An update on emerging trends in psychosomatic medicine to help clinicians address mental health stressors in psychiatric and medical settings.
Most depressed people acknowledge impaired concentration and other related symptoms—but skilled clinicians can distinguish between non-melancholic depression and melancholia. How? They ask the right questions.
Three recent studies on dementia show antioxidants lack preventive effects, autoimmune disease hospitalization is a risk factor, and cognitive stimulation has modest benefits.
Although myths abound, the benefits that accrue in the practice of integrative psychiatry are both professional and personal.
Which patients are at greatest risk for premature death following discharge?
The points summarized in this pocket guide—drawn from actual cases—recur repeatedly as problems for practitioners.
The clinical presentation and functional impacts of ADHD in adults vary greatly from their child and adolescent counterparts.