Psychiatric Times Vol 29 No 2

Refeeding Regimens for Anorexia Challenged

February 09, 2012

A new study examining conventional “start low, go slow” nutrition replenishment protocols for hospitalized patients with anorexia nervosa (AN) that have been recommended by professional organizations and it's outcomes.

Elimination of Psych Services at Cedars-Sinai Could Foreshadow Similar Cutbacks Elsewhere

February 09, 2012

Cedars, the preeminent private hospital in L.A. and considered the “hospital to the Hollywood stars,” said it would continue staffing of psychiatric support that is an adjunct to patient care throughout the medical center.

An Evidence-Based Practice of Psychoeducation for Schizophrenia

February 08, 2012

Schizophrenia is often characterized by lack of insight, treatment nonadherence, and poor prognosis. However, research suggests that patients with schizophrenia benefit immensely from learning about their illness.

Must Mental Illness Be Uncommon?

January 31, 2012

Dr Angell and others may be right to claim that we should be concerned about the current practice of psychiatry. But the simple fact that mental illnesses seem to be common is not one of them.