Treating Dementia Patients in the Time of COVID

September 18th 2020

Telehealth poses challenges for patients, clinicians, families, and caregivers.

What’s in a Name: The Problem with Zero Suicide

September 18th 2020

A well-meaning mental health initiative may be setting unrealistic expectations.

The Revolutionary Royalist Demonstrates the Anatomical Cause of a Psychiatric Illness

September 18th 2020

In 18th-century France, physicians searched for the causes of mental illness and debated how best to treat it.

Love in the Time of Coronavirus

September 18th 2020

Dr Berlin recites sentiments close to his heart.

Assessing Malingered Voice-Hearing

September 18th 2020

Malingering in clinical settings is usually motivated by an attempt to obtain care or social services (eg, hospital admission, medication, disability income) and often co-occurs with real mental illness, hence the dilemma.

On Being a Doctor

September 17, 2020

Is a doctor a healer, a confidante, a priest or rabbi, a turner of textbook pages, or a combination of all?

Psychiatry’s Intellectual Crisis: Giovanni Fava, MD

September 17, 2020

"It is simply wishful thinking to believe that one course of treatment may entail the solution to the that we encounter in complex cases," says Dr Fava. Dr Aftab explores a multitude of issues in psychiatry and science in this interview.

Preparing for the Mental Health Repercussions of the COVID-19 Pandemic

September 16, 2020

The COVID-19 pandemic reveals existing weaknesses in the mental health system, but also presents opportunities for reform.

Lac-yawn? A Jacques-ular Exchange: From our Readers

September 16, 2020

Drs differ on the advisability of reading a certain famous French psychoanalyst.

Cognition and Outcomes in Clinical High-Risk for Psychosis

September 16, 2020

Does cognition predict outcomes in patients at clinical high-risk for psychosis?

4 Stages of Chronic Traumatic Encephalopathy

September 16, 2020

A 59-year-old man with a history of multiple concussions has been having a series of neurocognitive symptoms for the past several years. Discover more in this case.

Demand for Suicide Prevention Increases

September 16, 2020

Losing a family member, friend, and patient can be far more distressing than one might anticipate.

7 Clinical Reports About Sexual Disorders

September 15, 2020

In case you missed it, this series features reports about sexting, paraphilias, adolescent sexual health, and more.

Top 12 Mistakes in Perinatal Psychiatry

September 15, 2020

Although they may have been the result of good intentions, these mistakes could adversely impact mother and baby.

Anti-NMDA Receptor Encephalitis With Visual Hallucinations and Cognitive Impairment

September 15, 2020

In comparison to the classic presentation of schizophrenia, ANMDARE features a later age of onset, female predominance, visual hallucinations, relative lack of cognitive disorganization, and a lack of an extended prodromal period.

Investigational Treatment Shows Potential to Supress Memory Loss

September 15, 2020

Aaron Burstein, PharmD, shares details from a scientific presentation at the Alzheimer's Association International Conference.

What's In Your Mouth?

September 14, 2020

The role of the oropharyngeal microbiome in schizophrenia and mania.

Mini Quiz: A New Dawn in Suicide Prevention

September 14, 2020

Psychiatric leadership is essential to the success of efforts toward mitigating suicide risk. That said, can suicide be prevented? Take the quiz and learn more.

Dosing Tips for Bipolar Disorder: Quetiapine

September 14, 2020

Chris Aiken, MD, and Kellie Newsome, PMH-NP, discuss best practices for dosing quetiapine for the treatment of bipolar disorder.

Addressing the Impulsive Side of Compulsivity (And Vice Versa)

September 13, 2020

Impulsive and compulsive behaviors intersect and commonly occur within the same individuals.