Following TBI, cognitive deficits, comorbid medical and neurological problems, as well as complex pharmacotherapeutic needs and sensitivities frequently complicate evaluation and treatment of psychosis in this population.
An accurate assessment of bipolar disorder requires psychiatric evaluation of a range of symptoms marked by extreme mood changes and other factors described in brief.
At present there are no treatments to stop or delay underlying disease progression. Current prevalent therapies help to mask the symptoms, but they do not solve underlying causes. A fundamental premise for effective treatment is to make a diagnosis of Alzheimer disease at the earliest stage.
Powerfully addictive, methamphetamine has devastating effects on health and other aspects of life. What is the net result of chronic methamphetamine abuse? Here are 5 of the major indicators.
My 50 Years of Experience Condensed Into 50 Tips Each For Clinicians, Patients, Families, and Policymakers
In this 4-part collection, the author shares his experience and provides guidance to all involved in the mental health field—patients, physicians, families, and policymakers.
13 psychiatry stories you may have missed: A round-up of the latest issue of Psychiatric Times, all in one place, with a bonus PDF.
This adverse reaction to clozapine causes more fatalities than neutropenia. Here’s how to prevent it.
Data suggest that it is important for mental health professionals to screen for interpersonal violence and provide relevant treatment referrals. A selection of widely available and validated interpersonal violence screening measures are described in this slideshow.
Recommendations for the use of antipsychotics for the management of behavioral and psychological symptoms of dementia.
A brief synopsis on how to spot major depression in youth.