Treatment failure risk is high, new biomarker of conversion from major depressive disorder, depression stifles creativity, and other recent findings are summarized here.
Utilizing our senses—sight, hearing, AND smell—during the patient interview can provide a comprehensive exam and assist in assessment and treatment.
Lithium’s most serious risk is renal insufficiency, and there are at least 3 ways to protect against this adverse effect. This and other tips to ensure safety.
Three studies highlight sedentary behavior and memory, cognitive decline in psychosis, and risk of dementia with anticholinergic drugs.
Some patients get more depressed on this antidepressant, but that does not mean they have bipolar disorder.
Teen depression rises with screen time, potential new target for novel antidepressants, and more key findings here.
These simple tips may help take the mystery out of the process of psychotherapy and put us in a better position to understand our patients—and ourselves.
A collection of tools and best practices by psychiatrists who have "been there" to help you develop and structure your own rewarding practice.
Cocaine, psychostimulant, and opioid deaths continue to climb, and polysubstance opioid overdose deaths outnumber opioid-only deaths—these and other reports headline the latest developments.
Pediatric pearls with a focus on depression.