Although there is ongoing political crisis in Hong Kong, many people are confident that the crisis will resolve. However, the mental health crisis may last for decades.
Patients with severe mental illness (SMI) routinely have no access to adequate medication, psychological counseling, social support, and/or housing.
Here we are—beginning a new day and a new decade—and, once again, we are filled with excitement, hope, anxiety, and fear.
This CME activity provides an understanding of treatment resistant depression (TRD) in elderly patients.
This article broadly reviews the pathophysiology of the most common forms of autoimmune encephalitis and provides guidelines tailored toward mental health professionals to best identify and manage these rare but important causes of neuropsychiatric illness.
New insights on the association between family history of type 2 diabetes and comorbid diabetes in patients with schizophrenia and other nonaffective psychoses.
The increase in repeated disasters and associated social stressors linked to global warming is likely to affect the mental wellbeing of billions of persons in the 21st century.
Like it or not, social media has become a constant in our lives, and it is getting harder to unplug. But, is social media actually causing harm?
In the early years, treatment was largely restricted to restraint and sedation with great emphasis placed on fresh air for prevention of mental illness. Later, the aim of treatment was to prevent transfer of patients to country asylums.
The past is prologue riding close behind. Give up your practice? And do what instead? Psychiatrists are not the retiring kind!
With their early age of onset, high prevalence, chronicity, and pervasive impact on multiple domains of functioning, the burden of mood disorders exceeds that of virtually all medical conditions in the US and globally in terms of disability, cost, and suffering.
Just as the progress over recent decades has improved the clinical evaluation and management of BD among children and adolescents, the remaining gaps serve to inform future progress.
Although multiple interventions exist for major depressive disorder (MDD), only partial response is achieved in many patients and recurrence is common. Combining medication and psychotherapy may enable more effective treatment of MDD.
January is a time of reflection, fresh beginnings, and new opportunities. We are doing the same thing here at Psychiatric Times.
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