The Psychiatric Assessment of People Who Are Deaf or Hard of Hearing
Hearing loss before the development of language has a major impact on communication, identity, and social development, as well as how mental health symptoms present.
Overcoming Treatment Resistance: Can Pharmacogenetics Help?
Pharmacogenetic testing can provide helpful guidance in the choice of treatment and should be interpreted as a decision-support tool to assist in thoughtful implementation of good clinical care.
Treating Patients With Comorbid Anxiety and Diabetes Mellitus
Anxiety disorders are highly prevalent in the general population, particularly in those with medical illnesses such as diabetes.
Introduction: A Lexicon of Complex Patients in Psychiatric Practice
These thumbnail sketches of the articles in this Special Report produce an impressionistic sketch of the meaning of the word complicated in psychiatric practice.
Chatbots: What Are They and Why Care?
While conversational agent technology is growing rapidly, the various technologies (chatbots) might not yet be fully equipped to help patients with clinical needs.
Islamophobia and Psychiatry: Recognition, Prevention, and Treatment
This book focuses on Islamophobia’s multifaceted nature, its broad and specific clinical challenges, and its connections with the current political realities of a convulsed world.
The FDA on ECT: Supporting a Vital Treatment
This new FDA order now allows patients who need and want ECT, as well as practitioners who perform it, to breathe a sigh of relief.
The pleasures of a story unfolded serially are ancient and ubiquitous.
Strategies to Facilitate a Positive Clinical Encounter
The counseling environment is regarded within clinical literature as having an effect on a patient’s sense of well-being.
Medication-Assisted Treatment on a Budget: Two You Should Know
This CME discusses the opioid-like effects of loperamide and kratom and raises awareness of potential dangers associated with use.
Psychiatric Pharmacogenomic Testing: The Evidence Base
An impressive and ever-expanding research literature exists on the topic of pharmacogenomics. Despite this, only four genes have been vetted as clinically actionable.
Patient Interviewing 101
Always ask the name of their dog.
Out of the Mouth of Babes: School Shooting Survivors Share Their Insights, Concerns
Despite the outpouring of support, are survivors of mass shootings getting the care they really need?
The Aftermath of School Shootings
The impact of school shootings extends far beyond the directly affected school and community. What can we do to help survivors and family members?
Newly Identified Neural Circuit May Be Target for Future PTSD Treatments
Recent findings could pave the way for targeted therapies for conditions associated with hypervigilance and recurrent distressing memories.
The Medical Irony of the Deadly Opioid Epidemic
Our job as clinicians, our privilege, is to help our patients stay alive until they can engage and benefit from good treatment.
Brain Training Games May Reduce Teenagers’ Vulnerability to Depression and Anxiety
A study aimed to find out if cognitive training exercises that can boost attentional control and working memory could also influence emotional functioning.
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