Familial Influences on Adolescent Substance UseOctober 8th 2011
Substance use disorders are associated with significant morbidity and mortality that affects individuals and their families. Preventing the onset of an SUD in adolescence remains a critical area of clinical and public health significance.
Psychiatric Issues in Children and Adolescents With DiabetesOctober 7th 2011
The diagnosis of T1DM can be devastating to both the child and family. Because of the potential for immediate life-threatening complications of poorly controlled diabetes, family members must readjust their approach to daily living.
Introduction: Child Psychiatry Is Not Only About ChildrenOctober 7th 2011
The articles in this Special Report reinforce the lesson that children come with parents. This is one of first lessons that I teach my residents: you can’t work with a kid in a vacuum. Parents who do not feel some connection with a caregiver will not bring their child to treatment or follow the recommendations of the treatment team.
Modeling Schizophrenia: An In Vitro Model of a Tough DiseaseOctober 7th 2011
This column has always been about the world of molecular mental health research. I revisit the technology in this column, now aimed at one of molecular neuropsychiatry’s most intractable, frustrating lines of research: the molecular/cellular basis of schizophrenia.
The Psychotherapy Groupon: Have I Got a Deal for You!October 5th 2011
“The e-mail earnings . . . the enduring, rewarding relationships you’ve always wanted . . . a higher sense of purpose and life satisfaction . . . less stress . . . overall happiness.” All this in just 2 convenient 50-minute sessions!