"The idea of seeing a patient, not just a diagnostic label, is an extremely valuable lesson. Being primed to see certain behaviors as pathological in certain contexts and perfectly normal in others is something that all doctors should be aware of." -Susannah Cahalan
A tripartite dimensional approach may be used to better understand the mental functioning of those who commit mass violence.
When it comes to mass shooters, persistent emotional disturbance is not the same as frank “mental illness.” Exploring the spectrum of psychopathology.
Following TBI, cognitive deficits, comorbid medical and neurological problems, as well as complex pharmacotherapeutic needs and sensitivities frequently complicate evaluation and treatment of psychosis in this population.
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Because climate instability is a global challenge, America and Australia, on different sides of the world, can model how global partnerships can work.
New research discovered mid-pregnancy insomnia may be a marker for both concurrent and postpartum anxiety.
An accurate assessment of bipolar disorder requires psychiatric evaluation of a range of symptoms marked by extreme mood changes and other factors described in brief.
On October 23, 2019, Senator John Cornyn (R-TX) introduced the Restoring, Enhancing, Strengthening and Promoting Our Nation’s Safety (RESPONSE) Act: a proposed legislative solution to mass shootings.
At present there are no treatments to stop or delay underlying disease progression. Current prevalent therapies help to mask the symptoms, but they do not solve underlying causes. A fundamental premise for effective treatment is to make a diagnosis of Alzheimer disease at the earliest stage.