Vol 34 No 7

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.

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.

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.