Technology addiction and screen time are topics of increased concern, but often the discussion does not focus on solutions. In this video, John Torous, MD discusses a new randomized clinical trial that explores the efficacy of CBT to guide patients in their recovery.
Excitement in digital health is growing due to rapid advances in artificial intelligence, data science, and smart devices. How will the growing number of mental health technologies impact clinical practice? Arshya Vahabzadeh, MD provides insights.
P values tell half of the story. A result that is statistically significant may actually be clinically irrelevant. More in this video.
OCD is a serious psychiatric condition that can be effectively treated, with evidence-based approaches, in a majority of cases. There are, however, circumstances that complicate our treatment of OCD, and this article presents some of these issues.
P values can be deceiving. In order to determine if a clinical trial result is important, we need to look at the effect size.
Judith S. Beck, PhD discusses the importance of the therapeutic relationship in CBT. She discusses strategies for developing and maintaining a strong therapeutic alliance and explains how to overcome challenges and repair ruptures.
Those last years of the Communist regime were met with literal darkness, collective trauma, and lack of food and free speech. Yet the peoples’ wicked, clandestine sense of humor cut through the despair and resilience rose from the ashes.
Durkheim believed it was useless to prohibit newspapers from publishing stories of the ultimate act of self-harm. But he was wrong.
Jill M. Harkavy-Friedman, PhD, Vice President of Research for the American Foundation for Suicide Prevention in New York City, briefs us on a PsychCongress Pre-Conference Event.
Just because something is legal does not make it ethical, in the opinion of this psychiatrist, who turned down an invitation to be a presenter on the topic of PAS.
Treating eating disorders can feel challenging because patients are typically ambivalent about changing their behavior; however, it is also rewarding, as full recovery is possible even in the most chronically and severely ill patients.
Eating disorders (EDs) are associated with high medical and psychiatric comorbidity, poor quality of life, and high mortality, and mortality from anorexia nervosa (AN) is the highest of all mental disorders. Fortunately, there are a number of evidence-based psychological treatment approaches for EDs.
Anorexia nervosa (AN) is a severe and debilitating illness with one of the highest mortality rates of any psychiatric disorder. The illness course is often long, recovery is slow, and the rates of full recovery are low.
More than two-thirds of patients with eating disorders also have comorbid mood and anxiety disorders. This article considers how a transdiagnostic process called interoception may help to advance our understanding and treatment of eating disorders.
Parental history shapes pediatric bipolar in offspring, no evidence for deterioration in neurocognitive functioning, clinical course predictors identified—these are some of the latest findings in bipolar disorder research.