Tools and Tips for Assessing Cognition in Older Adults: Issues for Psychiatrists
The cases presented here illustrate the complexities of memory loss and psychiatric comorbidities.
Opioid Use in the Elderly
While opioid use disorders are more common in younger patients, prevalence among the elderly is growing.
Introduction: Neuropsychiatric Disorders of Aging
This Special Report on Geriatric Psychiatry addresses a variety of clinical issues in the rapidly growing diverse population of older adults.
More Reasons to End Bullying
Recent studies have demonstrated the wide-reaching adverse effects of being bullied in childhood. These effects range from impaired academic performance to interest in cosmetic surgery.
Food for Thought
Some of the thorniest ethical dilemmas in psychiatry evolve around food: forced feeding in anorexia nervosa, artificial nutrition and hydration at the end of life, and the covert administration of psychotropic medications
Funny how fast we become prisoners with lost convictions as we fill out the forms, patients getting sicker while they wait.
Parity? Let Them Pay Out of Pocket!
If nearly 300 people dying each day from overdoses and suicides isn’t sufficient to motivate insurers to take immediate action to improve access to the full range of in-network benefits, we have a real problem.
Visual Hallucinations Linked to Timolol Eye Drops
Clinicians should be aware of recent research that highlights an important, although rare, adverse effect of this medication used to treat glaucoma.
Traumatic Brain Injury and Psychosis: Clinical Considerations
Psychosis can preexist TBI, and psychosis may increase the risk of TBI. This review, however, focuses on cases of psychosis following TBI.
Sex Addiction: Playing Now in Theaters
After the recent escalation of sexual scandals, the term "sex addiction" has come to the forefront.
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