December 27th 2019
Agitation can worsen function, pose safety concerns, and increase caregiver stress. It can be both confusing and frustrating to understand and manage these behaviors, but there are several approaches that can make all the difference.
December 7th 2019
Patients with a family history of Alzheimer disease worry that normal aging symptoms are the initial indication of a progressive cognitive impairment that they have observed in their relatives. A variety of interventions are discussed.
December 4th 2019
The most frequently researched aspect of the relationship between BPD and bipolar disorder has been the frequency of their co-occurrence. Several reviews have estimated a 20% overlap in diagnostic frequency.
November 27th 2019
From addressing borderline personality disorder to preventing drug-drug interactions and more, Psych Congress faculty shared useful diagnostic and treatment information.
October 8th 2019
This overview addresses two medications for analgesia of chronic benign pain, both of which have substance abuse risks themselves.
October 7th 2019
Brain damage associated with dementia impairs affective regulation and executive function, and degrades cholinergic, serotonergic, and dopaminergic pathways. Dr Marc Agronin explains.
October 4th 2019
Excitement in digital health is growing due to rapid advances in artificial intelligence, data science, and smart devices. How will the growing number of mental health technologies impact clinical practice? Arshya Vahabzadeh, MD provides insights.
October 4th 2019
OCD is a serious psychiatric condition that can be effectively treated, with evidence-based approaches, in a majority of cases. There are, however, circumstances that complicate our treatment of OCD, and this article presents some of these issues.