Treating Bipolar Depression With Atypical Antipsychotics: Pros, Cons, and Tips

November 13, 2019

Depression predominates across the lifespan in patients with bipolar disorder. Here: A discussion about (and beyond) the four FDA-approved drugs to treat symptoms.

Maternal Infection and Psychosis

November 12, 2019

New findings underscore the potential role of maternal bacterial infections during pregnancy in the etiology of psychosis.

Zen and the Art of Documentation

November 07, 2019

Lawyers tend to be good at spotting unexplained inconsistencies in documentation. Take these steps to protect yourself.

Bipolar Research Update: Risks and More Risks

November 04, 2019

Bipolar disorder heightens Parkinson risk, ADHD persistence may mediate bipolar spectrum disorder risk, and rapid cycling catalysts identified-these are some of the latest findings.

The TBI Epidemic: Issues in Older Patients Quiz

October 30, 2019

Traumatic brain injury in older adults is a rising epidemic. Test your knowledge on the issues facing your patients.

When Eating Disorders and Psychosis Co-Exist: 6 Take Home Points

October 23, 2019

The body image disturbance at the heart of anorexia nervosa is a false perception akin to the perceptual disorders found in schizophrenia.

5 Psychopharmacologic Approaches to Treating Tinnitus

October 17, 2019

Tinnitus affects 50 million people in the US and can require urgent medical assistance. It can also cause considerable anxiety and even hallucinations. Reducing symptom intensity is key.

7 Tips for Treating Trauma in Refugee Patients

October 16, 2019

Many refugees have been victims of severe violence that has profoundly affected their physical, psychological, and spiritual lives. Take home points here.

Guidance Along the Path: 20 Meditations for Psychiatry Residents

October 15, 2019

In the spirit of honoring and guiding trainees, the authors provide advice to today’s psychiatric residents-the psychiatric leaders of tomorrow.

Common Neural Abnormalities in Psychotic Disorders

October 10, 2019

Although the clinical symptoms of psychotic disorders are dramatic and are what most clinicians focus on as their treatment targets, impairments in a wide range of cognitive function are observed in these illnesses.