Vol 34 No 7

Taming Trichotillomania While Weeding the Garden

July 13, 2017

Her mention of gardens got me to thinking, not just about fragrant flowers but also about “symptom substitution,” an old-time favorite of behavioral psychologists. Which activities most resemble hair-pulling? Weeding, for one.

Restless Legs Syndrome: Clinical Implications for Psychiatrists

July 20, 2017

While patients with restless legs syndrome may be successfully treated with a number of medications, comorbid psychiatric conditions present a unique challenge because many commonly prescribed psychiatric medications may worsen RLS symptoms.

Culture as a Factor in Adherence: Learning From Latino Experiences

July 27, 2017

Successful culturally adapted interventions to improve adherence among Latino patients with depression and schizophrenia confirm how important it is to understand a patient’s entire sociocultural environment.