Cancer-Related Posttraumatic Stress Disorder: Assessment and Treatment Considerations

July 31, 2020

While only a minority of patients with cancer may have diagnosable PTSD, subthreshold symptoms in some patients may be debilitationg enough that clinicians should be aware of the phenomenon.

Intersection of Sleep and Psychiatric Disorders

July 31, 2020

A sleep specialist highlights what to watch out for in your patients.

Special Issues in Schizophrenia and Cancer

July 31, 2020

Patients with schizophrenia often have worse outcomes than their peers without the diagnosis. How you can support your patient in ensuring a better cancer prognosis?

Introduction: The Interface Between Psychiatry and Oncology

July 31, 2020

The articles in Part I of this Special Report discuss PTSD in cancer, special issues for patients with schizophrenia and cancer, and distress management.

Psychoanalysis and the Re-Enchantment of Psychiatry: Jonathan Shedler, PhD

July 29, 2020

In this interview, Dr Aftab and Dr Shedler discuss the relationship between the psychoanalytic worldview and the medical model, and they reexamine the role of psychodynamic psychotherapy in contemporary psychiatry and psychology.

Pandemic Transitions

July 29, 2020

A teen writes about the unexpected gift of time the quarantine afforded her and her family.

Valproic Acid: Overused in Bipolar Disorder?

July 28, 2020

Valproate/divalproex appears to be considerably overused in the US; the use of lithium, second-generation antipsychotics, and carbamazepine should be more prominent in treatment decisions for patients with bipolar mania.

American College of Physicians Suggests Lead Health Care Reform

July 28, 2020

Policy suggestions released earlier this year could be used to guide actions during and after the COVID-19 pandemic.

Novel Insights on Cannabis and Psychosis

July 28, 2020

There is evidence in both patients with psychotic disorders and the general population that cannabis use is associated with adverse effects of psychopathology and cognition.

Reducing Distress and Depression

July 27, 2020

Distress and depression are associated with adverse outcomes in patients with cancer, including reduced quality of life, longer rehabilitation time, poor adherence to treatment, and worse survival.