Psychiatric Times Vol 37, Issue 8

5 Steps to Improve Outcomes in Substance Abuse in Older Patients

August 03, 2020

Addiction among older adults is associated with worse medical outcomes and increased economic burden of care. The long-term use of psychoactive substances can result in adverse neurological outcomes even at therapeutic doses.

The Glass Is Half Full

August 07, 2020

With everything going on in the world, this lesson has become abundantly clear—our attitudes will help us ride the ups and downs and the slings and arrows that present themselves and propel us to better times.

Finding Meaning in the Face of Suffering

August 31, 2020

An added component of cancer treatment is discovering what is most meaningful in the patient’s life and using that to buoy them during difficult moments. That, in a nutshell, is the psychiatrist's role.