Introduction: The Evolution of ADHD
In this two-part Special Report, the authors provide evidence-based information to guide our assessment, diagnosis, and treatment of ADHD across the lifespan.
Do Diet and Nutrition Affect ADHD? Facts and Clinical Considerations
This article examines the contributory role of diet on ADHD symptoms, including how the elimination of certain foods and additives, as well as the consumption of other foods or nutrients, may impact symptoms.
Issues Pertaining to Misuse of ADHD Prescription Medications
Despite the proven efficacy and safety of medications for ADHD, abuse is a growing concern.
Culturally Competent Approaches to ADHD: Issues in African-American Populations
Mental health stigma has been found to be a significant factor in African-American treatment engagement. For this reason, taking steps to understand cultural considerations is key.
Understanding and Treating Co-Occurring Bipolar Disorder and Substance Use Disorders
Symptoms of alcohol and drug intoxication and withdrawal may resemble symptoms of bipolar disorder, making it difficult to diagnose and treat.
The Quiz: Cognitive-Behavioral Therapy and Chronic Pain
Although it is still widely believed that the management of chronic pain usually requires medications or physical interventions, a growing body of research has demonstrated the efficacy of psychological therapeutic modalities.
Is Kansas a Real Place?
We listen carefully and use our empathic ability to both understand and provide support to our patients. This work is often at the heart of helping them become more reflective and gain the capacity to make adaptive changes in their internal realities.
Questions and Answers for Clinicians Facing the Opioid Epidemic
Seven common questions about addiction clinicians regularly hear-as well as the answers.
Psychocardiology: Understanding the Heart-Brain Connection: Part 1
To goal of this activity is to understand the bidirectional relationship between depression and cardiovascular disease.
Rotten teeth, dirt creased face, he’d come in for a hot and a cot and collapsed with DTs...
"I walk back to her bedside and take her hand. I kiss her gently, hoping it won’t be the last. 'I’ll be back soon. You know I will always find you,'” writes the author in a personal account of life with her aging mother.
Psychosocial Treatments for Trauma-Based Nightmares
Two evidence-based psychosocial treatments are available for trauma-based nightmares. The authors provide a case illustration for each method.
Call Me by Your Name: Not Pedophilia, Still Problematic
The typical trials of an teen working to understand sex and intimacy is compromised by an inappropriate power dynamic in this film, according to the authors.
A New Treatment for Bipolar Depression: Part 1
Old data have recently been gathered and systematically presented-reinforced by a new study, but perhaps contradicted by another. So it’s time to revisit this story.
How to Diagnose Mixed Features Without Overdiagnosing Bipolar
Hypomania looks very different when it’s mixed with depression.
Antipsychotic Discontinuation: Two Decades Later
When patients ask, “How long should I continue antipsychotic treatment after the first episode of schizophrenia?”, consider this 20-year follow-up study.
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