PNES cause significant suffering, and most patients with undiagnosed and/or untreated PNES continue to have seizures and remain on disability. What do we know about PNES? Take the quiz and learn more.
The association between psychiatric disorders, most notably depression and anxiety, and pain is well established. However, mental health professionals, and especially psychiatrists, are still often excluded from treating patients with pain.
Cannabis is a widely used drug of abuse in adolescents. With legalization of marijuana, adolescent cannabis use may increase substantially.
Hear the latest insights about a popular sweetener that has been linked to mania.
My musician patient in a fetal curl, Tchaikovsky’s “Meditation” plays an endless loop against this climate controlled conspiracy of monitors and machines...
The world is a better place without a "tyrant of the day" taking over and cracking down with rigid rules. This and other life lessons after 40 years in psychiatry.
Current estimates are that 4% to 5% of the population is at risk for a disorder on the bipolar spectrum. Among the patients of that spectrum are those with a disturbance of temperament in the direction of hypomania.
As research continues to point to a connection between the immune system and schizophrenia, a study of innate immunity in patients with first episode psychosis and schizophrenia provides further insights into the potential mechanisms of this link.
As our understanding of the neurobiology of OCD grows, additional treatment options become available and should be thoughtfully integrated into the treatment algorithm. One such option is dTMS.
TMS for TRS? Researchers analyzed data to identify all randomized-controlled trials of rTMS versus sham treatment in patients with hard-to-treat forms of schizophrenia. Here’s what they found.