Author | Mark Zimmerman, MD


Borderpolar: Patients with Borderline Personality Disorder and Bipolar Disorder

December 04, 2019


The most frequently researched aspect of the relationship between BPD and bipolar disorder has been the frequency of their co-occurrence. Several reviews have estimated a 20% overlap in diagnostic frequency.

The Importance of Measuring Outcomes in Clinical Practice

October 01, 2014


Standardized, quantifiable outcome measures exist for most major psychiatric disorders, yet they are rarely used in routine clinical practice. This article identifies the rationale for using psychiatric scales.

Is Diagnosis of Comorbidities Obsolete?

October 01, 2008


Recent research has raised concerns about the adequacy of psychiatric diagnostic evaluations conducted in routine clinical practice, particularly the detection of disorders that are comorbid to the principal diagnosis.

Insights Into Depression and Anxiety: What Roles Do Anxiety Disorders Play in the Treatment of Depression?

November 01, 2005


Insights Into Depression and Anxiety:What Roles Do Anxiety Disorders Play in the Treatment of Depression?

Where Research Paths Converge: Improving Treatments for Depression

October 01, 2005


By 2020, depression will be the second leading cause of death and disability worldwide. As the importance of depression as a public health problem has been reinforced, research efforts have followed different paths. Read about some of the latest developments.