Psych Congress

Addressing the Impulsive Side of Compulsivity (And Vice Versa)

September 13, 2020

Impulsive and compulsive behaviors intersect and commonly occur within the same individuals.

4 Components of Positive Aging

September 13, 2020

We need to celebrate the strengths that only aging can confer.

Diagnosing Bipolar Disorder in Clinical Practice: Underdiagnosis, Overdiagnosis, and Screening

September 11, 2020

Overdiagnosis of bipolar disorder is as important to guard against as its underdiagnosis. The use of bipolar disorder screening tools is questioned.

Transition Care for Transgender Patients With Psychiatric and Substance Use Disorders

September 10, 2020

Experts in transgender health from around the world are participating in and making more sweeping efforts to streamline mental health care for all sectors of the population.

Assessing the Literature for Optimal and Individualized Treatment

September 10, 2020

Tips to tailoring treatment of mood disorders using a measured approach.

10 Factors That Influence Treatment Outcomes

September 10, 2020

Baseline factors that can influence treatment outcomes in psychiatric treatment.

Bespoke Psychopharmacology for Bipolar Disorder: An Individualized Patient Approach

September 10, 2020

The author discusses evidence-based treatment, highlighting clinical trials that support specific uses and patterns of efficacy.

Melatonin: The Dark Side of the Hormone

September 10, 2020

Our own melatonin plays an important role in regulating our sleep-wake cycle. Recent evidence raises questions about whether we should be taking extra doses to try to improve our sleep.

Understanding and Managing Agitation Associated with Dementia

December 27, 2019

Agitation can worsen function, pose safety concerns, and increase caregiver stress. It can be both confusing and frustrating to understand and manage these behaviors, but there are several approaches that can make all the difference.

Management of Age-Related Cognitive Decline

December 07, 2019

Patients with a family history of Alzheimer disease worry that normal aging symptoms are the initial indication of a progressive cognitive impairment that they have observed in their relatives. A variety of interventions are discussed.