Psychiatric Times Vol 35, Issue 8

Complementary and Integrative Health Approaches for PTSD

August 30, 2018

Although efficacious treatments for PTSD have been established, many individuals remain symptomatic after treatment or never seek empirically supported therapies. This is where complementary and alternative medicine comes in.

Sharing Patient Cases: Balancing Confidentiality and Educational Needs

August 29, 2018

Providing detailed descriptions of interactions that occurred between patient and therapist moved our field forward by both honing our technique and considering more effective ways to help our patients. But is the sharing of cases ethical?

The Role of ECT in the Suicide Epidemic

August 24, 2018

The recent increase in suicides highlights the urgent need for better treatment of severe depression. ECT is an intervention proven to reduce suicidality, yet it is underused because of the associated stigma.

Psychiatric Genetics 2018

August 23, 2018

Contemporary psychiatric genetics has come a long way. While the strong familial and hereditary basis of psychiatric illness has been known for almost a century, understanding the molecular underpinnings has proven to be the hard part.