Author | Natalie Timoshin


Tchaikovsky: Music and Melancholy

June 02, 2020


A virtuoso concert pianist and psychiatrist's "play" on the role of music in healing and the influence of psychological and medical factors on the creative output of the great composers in music history.

Pandemic Doesn’t Stop the APA: Virtual Meeting Highlights

April 27, 2020


A running theme throughout the virtual meeting was the COVID-19 pandemic and the need for mental health treatment now and after the immediate crisis subsides, both for the public and health professionals.

FDA Authorizes a Prescription Digital Therapeutic for Insomnia

March 27, 2020


On Thursday, March 26, the FDA granted authorization for SomrystTM, a prescription-only digital therapeutic for treatment of chronic insomnia in patients aged 22 years or older.

Manly Men Beware

March 03, 2020


High traditional masculinity (HTM) men are more likely to die by suicide than non-HTM men, but they are less likely to report suicide ideation.

Surprising Benefits of the Expansion of Coverage Under the Affordable Care Act

February 27, 2020


Access to care has improved-especially for low-income and vulnerable populations-which has resulted in better health outcomes.

Buprenorphine Treatment for Opioid Use Disorder

February 25, 2020


Although 6 months is the recommended duration for buprenorphine treatment, many patients discontinue within a few weeks or months of treatment.

Ketamine Infusion for Alcohol Use Disorder

February 24, 2020


Researchers tested the effects of ketamine combined with motivational enhancement therapy in adults drinking 5 alcoholic beverages per day.

8 Strategies for Managing BPSD

January 22, 2020


Recommendations for the use of antipsychotics for the management of behavioral and psychological symptoms of dementia.

11 Signs a Young Patient Is Depressed

January 16, 2020


A brief synopsis on how to spot major depression in youth.

Climate Psychiatry Year in Review

December 01, 2019


Climate medicine: What was once on the radar of just a handful of physicians has exploded into awareness, alarm, and sometimes debate and skepticism. No matter how you look at it, psychiatrists are on the front lines.