Addressing Obesity in Patients Taking AntipsychoticsApril 28th 2021
Antipsychotic-induced weight gain evolves over time, leads to chronic complications, and is very difficult to reverse. Pharmacologic interventions used to tackle weight gain are modestly effective and worth considering in certain cases.
Exploring the Link Between Neuroticism-Depression and College DrinkingApril 15th 2021
Although college drinking develops into an addiction, overconsumption and especially binge drinking patterns are often preludes to alcohol use disorder, with approximately 1 in 10 students meeting criteria for AUD.
Phenomenology, Power, Polarization, and PsychosisApril 13th 2021
Patient perspectives in academic discourse in psychiatry have historically been a neglected area. What are some of the consequences and implications of this absence? How has this affected both psychiatry and those who have been excluded? These questions and more are discussed.
Psychological and Cognitive Insight: How to Tell Them Apart and Assess for EachApril 9th 2021
Impaired insight may result from major mental illnesses such as schizophrenia and other psychiatric conditions, notably major mood disorders with psychotic features that are associated with diminished awareness of illness. Earn CME Credit by learning more about psychological and cognitive insight.
The Other Side of the COVID-19 Crisis: The Silent, Socially Phobic MinorityApril 6th 2021
Patients who are report social phobia are unlikely to speak out for themselves. For them, confrontations with their boss or coworkers are even worse than water-cooler conversations. That is where psychiatrists can help.