Many have said that truth is the first casualty of war. In the war on drugs, truth died before the first shot was fired.
Cannabis continues to be the most commonly used illicit drug in the US, and the potential beneficial effects of CBD on cognition in patients with schizophrenia have critical importance.
The controversial question of whether to legalize cannabis has emerged front and center as an important issue that deserves a serious and thoughtful dialogue.
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Successful, trauma-informed care for patients with serious mental illness requires providers to assess, acknowledge, and treat trauma.
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This article provides a comprehensive understanding of the clinical and conceptual challenges presented by psychosis that is due to TBI.
This Special Report addresses several specific areas of concern that are of importance to psychiatrists: Can depression be prevented after traumatic brain injury? What are the risks? Are there special issues involved in treatment?
Traumatic brain injury (TBI) is a public health epidemic. Psychiatric symptoms after TBI are not just common, but also troublesome.
The association between traumatic brain injury and negative psychiatric outcomes has a relatively long history. A review of the current state of the science and strategies for intervention.
Across all age groups, an estimated 5.3 million Americans are living with a TBI-related disability. Many of these individuals will live to be older adults.
The chronic and relapsing course of TBI-associated depression poses a challenge to the management of afflicted patients.