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May 31, 2016
There are no FDA-approved pharmacotherapies for cocaine use disorder. Here: a review of the off-label use of promising medications for this addiction.
A growing body of research has given us strategies at population, community, and clinical levels that can be put into practice. Details here.
May 30, 2016
Suicide is now the second leading cause of death among college students. But only 60% of colleges and universities have a psychiatrist on staff.
May 27, 2016
There’s no procedure code for a visit like this. But I can’t fault my psychiatrist wife for crossing a boundary and getting too personal.
May 26, 2016
A 20-year-old college sophomore with “depression and anxiety,” who is exercising ferociously and who is literally dying to lose more weight sets the stage.
Eating disorders are still thought of as a “female problem.” But 25% of those with anorexia and 36% of those with bulimia are males.
You must assess the presenting problem and identify the appropriate diagnostic code needed for insurance billing. But diagnosis is complicated. Help here.
May 25, 2016
More social media use was associated with more depression in this study. Findings suggest that clinicians need to ask about social media use by people who are depressed.
May 24, 2016
“Hey, man, why is the world so crazy these days?”
When timely psychiatric care or consultation is difficult or impossible to obtain, telepsychiatry may be an acceptable, economical, and effective alternative.
May 23, 2016
In an international network of patients with bipolar illness, more offspring of US patients than of those from Europe had received a mental illness diagnosis. This suggests greater epigenetic vulnerability in Americans.
May 20, 2016
To neglect the cultural components of any given diagnosis or behavior, to ignore the role of culture-based individual attitudes, beliefs or practices in the face of adversity, would be a disservice.
May 19, 2016
The CDC and FDA have -- at last -- recognized that there might be something of a problem in the way opiates are prescribed!
May 18, 2016
Broaching the subject of changing behaviors can be daunting. Motivational interviewing may make these conversations easier.
May 17, 2016
He didn’t notice snow falling in the Krankenhaus courtyard the night he fell in love. A mere intern, castrated by Jew-hating med school professors...
This article sheds light on the strengths and weaknesses of various approaches to TRD management in adults 60 years and older.
May 04, 2016
In recent years, health care insurance companies (and the businesses that use them) have begun to invest in mindfulness research and programs What has happened to explain this development?
May 02, 2016
Ethics case quiz: A patient's inconsistent decisions regarding treatment are cause for concern. What to do?
How radically do we want to alter the physician’s traditional ethical obligations to the most vulnerable of patients?