When patients endure repeated trials of medications to no avail in the areas of PTSD, panic disorder, bulimia nervosa, and other illnesses, psychiatrists are there.
Technology holds great promise to improve the future of mental health. Here: an overview of the types of techology-based solutions currently available.
How is technology affecting psychiatric practice and addressing barriers in the clinical care of our patients?
Telepsychiatry-based Cultural Sensitivity Collaborative Treatment is a promising and effective model to improve treatment of depression in underserved racial and ethnic minority populations. Details here.
To explore the evolving role of smartphones in psychiatric care, this article focuses on schizophrenia as a disease-specific example of how new research and technologies are already being used to improve care.
Dialectical behavior therapy may be particularly effective in mitigating biologically-driven vulnerabilities, and zonisamide and lamotrigine may play a role.
This article focuses on treatment resistance to medications in adult male and non-pregnant adult female outpatients with any type of DSM-5 diagnosed bipolar disorder.
How to help the one-third of patients with panic disorder who have chronic, persistent symptoms?
Trauma-focused cognitive-behavioral therapy, pharmacotherapy, and combinations thereof. Expert guidance here.
While treatment of bipolar disorder challenging , the notion that it is treatment resistant is contradicted by longitudinal and treatment research that indicates high rates of remission over time, moderate rates of recovery, and significant response to structured treatments tailored to symptoms.