Comorbidity In Psychiatric Disorders: A Literature ReviewJanuary 19th 2013
A list of recent articles highlighting the complexity of psychiatric and systemic illness, both in terms of overlapping clinical presentation and in the degrees to which systemic illness and psychiatric illness affect each other.
On the BSDS what score range indicates that there is a moderate probability of bipolar spectrum disorder? During euthymia, bipolar patients may have chronic impulsivity that predisposes them to aggression-especially those with comorbid features of which disorder? These questions and more in this quiz.
Which tool is helpful in screening for sexual addiction? Is the symptom severity in women treated for substance abuse generally equivalent to that of males? Structural abnormalities in which brain areas have been associated with substance abuse? These questions and more in this quiz.
Generic Drugs, Neuroimaging, Pharmacogenetic Approaches, and MoreApril 5th 2011
Which neuroimaging technologies uses the motion of water molecules to investigate the microstructure and organization of white matter tracts in the brain? Which pharmacogenetic approaches might be used as a predictor of antipsychotic drug response? These questions and more in this quiz.
Quiz on Vicarious Trauma, Working With Other Physicians, and MoreJanuary 19th 2011
Should malingering be considered more likely than factitious disorder when a patient exhibits pseudologia fantastica? What condition persists for longer than 3 months, accompanies a disease process, and is associated with a bodily injury that has not resolved over time? These questions and more in this interactive quiz.
Chronic Pain and Mood Disorders-Identifying and Understanding Shared Neurophysiological MechanismsOctober 29th 2009
The editors of Psychiatric Times interview Vladimir Maletic, MD, PA, clinical professor of neuropsychiatry and behavioral science at the University of South Carolina School of Medicine, Columbia; founding member of the Integrative Neurobiology Educational Alliance; and member of the U.S. Psychiatric and Mental Health Congress 2009 advisory board.
Mental Illness: Global Challenges, Global ResponsesOctober 1st 2004
According to the World Health Organization, five of the 10 leading causes of disabilities worldwide are psychiatric conditions. More than 450 million people worldwide suffer from mental and brain disorders, and nearly 1 million people commit suicide each year. Because of this, many health care organizations and governments are forging partnerships to combat the daunting talk of providing quality health care around the globe.