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January 31, 2017
What effects do illness and treatment have on cognition? Here's a deep dive.
Functional mood stability can be attained with lithium therapy, but guidelines on how to get there have become increasingly sophisticated.
Personal enhancements (eg, cosmetic surgery) have gained societal acceptance, but cognitive enhancement poses significant ethical, philosophical, and sociopolitical issues.
January 30, 2017
How would you handle information about a patient obtained from an Internet search? Take the quiz.
January 27, 2017
The overprescription of opioid analgesics has resulted in the growing use of heroin. Right?
January 26, 2017
“Doctor, will you prescribe medical marijuana for my mother? I think it might help her agitation better than the medication you gave her last visit.”
January 25, 2017
It’s too bad that so many experts-in medicine and in other professions-can’t write for a lay audience. Here's some help.
January 24, 2017
But what if the patient was lying? It's hard to go to sleep at night and not wonder, “. . . what if I'm wrong?”
January 23, 2017
Here's a review of a book about involuntary psychiatric commitment-- a major source of controversy when the public tries to understand who psychiatrists are and what we do.
January 20, 2017
Functional vs structural; melancholic vs non-melancholic; and hierarchy of treatment are the focus.
It's not about the specifics of preliminary studies about psilocybin. It's about the validation of research using psychedelic drugs in modern psychiatry.
January 19, 2017
After your exams, after your diploma, after all the nights on call, missed dinners and diagnoses, after your apologies...
January 18, 2017
There is no magic pill or fountain of youth that can build a better older brain, but there are several key strategies.
January 07, 2017
The nightmarish reality of psychosis is vividly detailed by Deborah Danner, a woman with self-described schizophrenia, recently shot to death by a New York City policeman.
January 05, 2017
Health care and medical education must march ever onward-although recently there has been a growing uprising among the ranks of experienced physicians.
January 03, 2017
A “high-tech” approach to relapse prevention in patients with schizophrenia.