The Hypothalamic-Pituitary-Gonadal Axis and Women’s Mental Health: PCOS, Premenstrual Dysphoric Disorder, and PerimenopauseOctober 13th 2017
The authors review basic neuroendocrine function and the evidence base of hormonal contribution to psychiatric symptoms in PCOS, PMDD, and perimenopause. They also offer strategies for psychiatrists for both clinical assessment and management of women with neuroendocrine dysfunction.
Recognizing Toxidromes From Digitally Accessed Illicit Drugs: New Challenges for PsychiatristsApril 18th 2017
Access to illicit drugs is now as easy as a few swipes on a smartphone. Here's a primer for clinicians who aren't well acquainted with this trend and who aren’t familiar with the many substances themselves.
Bioethical Challenges for Psychiatrists: Determination of Decisional CapacityJuly 26th 2016
The authors parse myths and facts about decisional capacity, with the goal of preserving patients' dignity and autonomy and helping you mediate conflicts, meet bioethical challenges, and provide compassionate resolutions.
Psychiatric Care of Peripartum WomenDecember 23rd 2015
This article summarizes clinically relevant advances in the psychiatric care of women during and after pregnancy, including recent changes in how the FDA classifies pregnancy risk for medications, and best practices in perinatal psychopharmacology.