Psychiatric Times Vol 29 No 6

Breaking Up Is Hard to Do: Terminating Therapy Before Things Get Out of Hand

June 30, 2012

Cases that come to our attention as malpractice claims, ethics claims, or Board of Registration complaints raise the question: why did the treating clinician not terminate the treatment before things got so out of hand?

Letter to a Young Psychiatrist

June 29, 2012

Psychiatry is a profession that deeply needs honest workers who are willing to seek a knowing ignorance, to be dissatisfied, and to refuse to conform-doing so in the interest of the truth and of the profession, seeing both as inseparable.

Brain Aging and Dementia: Practical Tips From Clinical Research

June 29, 2012

Age is a major risk factor for the development of Alzheimer disease and other dementias. New technologies in brain imaging represent major advances in our ability to diagnose age-related cognitive and behavioral disorders.

The Effects of Antidepressants on Sleep

June 13, 2012

Knowledge of how different antidepressants are likely to affect parameters of sleep can provide an important basis for selecting an appropriate antidepressant drug among the roughly 2 dozen marketed options to meet the needs of depressed patients.

ADHD and Sleep Disorders in Children

June 13, 2012

Sleep changes associated with psychotropic drugs are common enough to justify routinely obtaining a baseline sleep diary before beginning treatment, even when the initial screening for sleep disorders indicates that no further investigation is needed.