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5 Key Issues About Comorbidity in Geriatric Bipolar DisorderJune 1st 2017
Clinicians need to consider and manage multiple medical and cognitive comorbidities when working with the elderly population. This slideshow provides an overview of key points relevant to geriatric bipolar disorder as it relates to comorbidity.
Assault in the Medical Setting: 3 Stages of ViolenceApril 28th 2017
When clinicians work without ready access to a security team or environmental safety protocols, early recognition is crucial to preventing or avoiding those rare occasions when behavior problems escalate.
7 Steps to Prevent and Manage Violence in Bipolar PatientsNovember 6th 2014
The bipolar diagnosis introduces some unique aspects to violence prevention and management, although the general principles are similar to those for patients with other psychiatric disorders. More in this slideshow.
Top 5 Stress Reactions to Public Health EpidemicsOctober 21st 2014
People experience a spectrum of reactions as a result of epidemics, such as Ebola, and disasters, such as weather-related events. Psychiatrists can provide interventions for those who are in distress with a special focus on mitigating these disaster stress reactions.
6 Practical Tips for Treating Schizophrenia Comorbid With Obsessive-Compulsive DisorderOctober 3rd 2014
Despite the growing body of evidence that supports the existence of a specific epidemiological, genetic, and neurobiological relationship between OCD and schizophrenia, the association remains poorly understood. Here, a brief overview.
Tipsheet: Sleep Disturbances in Psychiatric IllnessAugust 1st 2014
Most patients with psychiatric diagnoses present with sleep disturbances that can have as great an impact on health-related quality of life as the mental illness itself. Here are tips on treatment and chronotherapeutic applications for major depression and other disorders.
Tipsheet: Physician Substance Abuse in the WorkplaceMarch 28th 2014
Many barriers can prevent physicians who have a substance use disorder from obtaining the help they need. However, in many states, all is not lost for physicians who willingly participate in treatment. Here, signs, symptoms, and intervention steps.
Clinical Features of Sleep-Disordered BreathingFebruary 4th 2014
Sleep-disordered breathing signs and symptoms overlap with mood, anxiety, and other psychiatric illnesses. In some cases, they may masquerade as these disorders, but SDB can also provoke and/or exacerbate other psychiatric conditions. Signs, risk factors, and clinical features in this Tipsheet.
Tipsheet: 5 Subtypes of StalkersNovember 29th 2013
A stalker may approach or follow the victim, or keep their residence under surveillance, setting up a perpetual cycle of fear for the victim and frustration or anger for the perpetrator. Here, subtypes of stalkers to determine which type of behavior his or her communications suggest.