The Cardiovascular Consequences of Drug Use
Some commonly used drugs and narcotics have serious cardiovascular effects.
Positivism and Heart Health: Issues for Psychiatrists
Psychiatrists are uniquely suited to help patients with and without heart disease feel more positive and hopeful. This, in turn, can have substantial effects not just on mental health, but on health behaviors and physical health outcomes as well.
Understanding the QTc
Psychiatrists who prescribe certain medications need to mitigate cardiac risks.
A Psychiatrist Weaving Conceptual and Empirical Work
An interview with Kenneth S. Kendler, MD, vice-chair of the American Psychiatric Association DSM Steering Committee, author of more than 1200 articles, and one of the highest-cited researchers in psychiatry.
Ink Stained for Life
What was life like in the 1950s Bronx for a budding preeminent psychiatrist?
Spike in Health Care Cyber Attacks
In a time of increased telehealth, secure technology is more important than ever.
Pain and Smoking: Is There an Association?
Two recent papers look at the subtle and surprising links between smoking and pain in different parts of the body.
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COVID-19 Pandemic’s Effects on Assessment & Psychopharmacological Management
As we learn about the effect of COVID-19 on patients with bipolar and other psychiatric disorders, clinicians should be prepared to ask questions to uncover new syndromic behaviors.
Neuropsychiatric Symptoms of Multiple Sclerosis
Earn CME Credit by learning more about multiple sclerosis and how it affects patients.
Underused Medication May Be Best Bet for Comorbid AUD and Depression
Despite alcohol-related fatalities soaring to the No. 1 cause of death in middle-aged adults, this medication is often overlooked.
Exploring Integrated and Collaborative Care
Understanding and developing treatments for the cardiovascular system and how it relates to psychosocial distress and the nervous system are keys to the future of psychiatry.
The Troublesome Tale of Cognitive Deficits in Patients at CHR for Psychosis
Is it possible to use cognitive testing, which is brief, easily performed, reliable, and noninvasive, to identify individuals at risk for psychosis?
Opportunities in Managing Treatment-Resistant Depression and Tardive Dyskinesia
This CME describes current strategies and recent advances in treatment.
Never Forget the Fine Print: From Fertility Rites to “Miracle Med”
As physicians first, psychiatrists must consider the big picture, without reflexive and thoughtless prescriptions for psychotropics—even if many, including medical professionals, assume that is all we do.
Data-Driven: How Technology Can Improve Psychiatric Practice
Still in its infancy, the field of technology in psychiatry is rapidly growing and holding much promise in diagnosis, symptom tracking, behaviorial reinforcement, and a host of other useful tools.
The 16-Minute Med Check
If we had 1 extra minute with our patients, what question would we ask?
How Pharmaceutical Innovation Is Saving the World
Over the last 9 months, we have seen heroism, innovation, and precise science, performed under unbelievable pressure. The result is no short of miraculous.
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