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Introduction: Problems of Poor Adherence
The articles in this 2-part Special Report spotlight the issue of poor adherence, particularly medication adherence, and take on some of the multiple areas where interventions may be possible.
Harnessing Patients’ Own Motivation to Engage in Pharmacotherapy
This article explores how motivational pharmacotherapy and motivational enhancement therapy can galvanize depressed patients to get well.
Culture as a Factor in Adherence: Learning From Latino Experiences
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.
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Brian Miller joins the Editorial Board of Psychiatric Times.
Restless Legs Syndrome: Clinical Implications for Psychiatrists
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.
Neuroscience Research for Psychiatry: The Brain and Behavior Link
Interaction between the brain and behavior implies that comprehensive progress cannot be made to relieve the suffering of patients without systematically addressing the brain basis of such conditions.
Weighing the Benefits of Genetic Information in Clinical Psychiatry
Have you considered using pharmacogenomic testing in your practice?
Cannabis-Induced Psychosis: A Review
Numerous lines of evidence suggest a correlation between cannabis consumption and a variety of psychiatric conditions, including cannabis-induced psychosis.
Taming Trichotillomania While Weeding the Garden
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.
What’s New in Bipolar Depression?
Here: a plethora of treatment options, including mood-lifting stabilizers, non-antidepressants, psychotherapy, and lifestyle interventions.
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