Key Stressors in Transplant Psychiatry
Here: A summary of indicators for stress and anxiety in patients undergoing transplantation, and why it is important for psychiatrists to be aware of these factors.
The Hypothalamic-Pituitary-Gonadal Axis and Women’s Mental Health: PCOS, Premenstrual Dysphoric Disorder, and Perimenopause
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.
How Psychiatrists Can Prevent HIV Transmission With Pre- and Post-Exposure Prophylaxis
This article delineates the role of psychiatrists in preventing HIV transmission before and after HIV exposure through pre- and post-exposure prophylaxis.
Speaking Up: Sexual Harassment in the Medical Setting
Here: a review of the definition of sexual harassment, its prevalence among physicians and medical students, its potential impact on physicians and trainees, and guidance about its management.
Recognizing Toxidromes From Digitally Accessed Illicit Drugs: New Challenges for Psychiatrists
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.
Depression and Anxiety in Cardiac Disease
Here: a look at the associations between negative psychological states and CV health, physiologic and health behavior mechanisms, and ways to diagnose and treat depression and anxiety disorders.
Transplant Psychiatry: Psychiatric Care of Organ Donors and Recipients
The authors focus on the psychiatric management of transplant recipients and the evaluation and care of living organ donors.
Transplant Psychiatry: An Introduction, Part 1
Psychiatrists are playing an ever-increasing role in the evaluation and care of organ transplant candidates and living organ donors-before and after transplant.
Bioethical Challenges for Psychiatrists: Determination of Decisional Capacity
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.
Breast Cancer: What Psychiatrists Need to Know
To support patients with breast cancer, psychiatrists should be aware of possible medication interactions, psychiatric or neurologic adverse effects of treatment, and signs of disease progression--issues that are the focus here.
Telepsychiatry for Vulnerable and Underserved Populations
When timely psychiatric care or consultation is difficult or impossible to obtain, telepsychiatry may be an acceptable, economical, and effective alternative.
The Role of Psychiatrists in HIV Prevention
Because over half of persons with HIV infection have a lifetime history of depression or bipolar disorder, psychiatrists are uniquely positioned to provide both preventive and therapeutic interventions to vulnerable patients.
Psychiatric Care of Peripartum Women
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.
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