Cannabis contains many different compounds. Based on the current evidence, how does cannabis affect psychosis?
This third in the series provides advice to families on how best to cope with the psychiatric problems of a family member.
Tinnitus affects 50 million people in the US and can require urgent medical assistance. It can also cause considerable anxiety and even hallucinations. Reducing symptom intensity is key.
Many refugees have been victims of severe violence that has profoundly affected their physical, psychological, and spiritual lives. Take home points here.
Which treatments have proven to be efficacious in meta-analyses as augmentation of clozapine in reducing positive symptoms of schizophrenia? The answer might surprise you.
Recent surveys suggest that 7% to 8% of children and 4% to 5% of adults meet ADHD criteria. This CME article provide an understanding of the evidence for the use of complementary and alternative (CAM) treatments for ADHD.
In the spirit of honoring and guiding trainees, the authors provide advice to today’s psychiatric residents—the psychiatric leaders of tomorrow.
Dad excelled at his craft and was the natural choice for promotion to supervisor of the machine shop when the incumbent retired. But the company told him it just wouldn’t "look right" to have a person with only an 8th-grade education.
Recommendations for patients with serious mental illness to manage their finances safely and conveniently, with as much dignity, privacy, and autonomy as possible.
They sulk and swear when I say, “Sorry, no Jollies,” tune out when I lecture about sugar, acid, and tooth decay— they’ve known sweetness and want more....
Choosing to practice locum tenens offers advantages for physicians at every career stage.
Judgements and settlements are starting in Oklahoma against various pharmaceutical companies for their alleged roles in that state’s opioid crisis. Who would be the beneficiaries of these funds?
Although the clinical symptoms of psychotic disorders are dramatic and are what most clinicians focus on as their treatment targets, impairments in a wide range of cognitive function are observed in these illnesses.
What are the core components of a therapeutic risk management framework for a suicidal patient? Find out in this quiz.
This overview addresses two medications for analgesia of chronic benign pain, both of which have substance abuse risks themselves.