This Special Report on treatment resistance provides expert guidance on how to treat patients who are still unresponsive after multiple unsuccessful attempts at intervention for some common mental disorders.
This slideshow provides a snapshot of innovative alternatives to traditional treatments for psychiatric disorders.
This article describes challenges for psychiatrists striving to ensure informed consent for, and for patients who may lack full appreciation of the risks and benefits of, neurostimulation.
Transcranial direct current stimulation is a battery-powered noninvasive device used to treat a range of neuropsychiatric disorders. Details here.
Left to Their Own Devices: Issues in the Informed Consent Process for Transcranial Direct Current Stimulation
There is a growing trend for patients to obtain and use tDCS devices without the interposition of a psychiatrist filling the traditional medical-legal role of learned intermediary. The authors explore various issues.
Here: a review of the neurobiology and circuitry behind memory as well as current studies involving neuromodulation for memory disorders.
Treatment nonadherence in psychiatric patients contributes to increased suicide rates, illness exacerbation, hospitalization, and mortality. This Special Report countdown highlights the psychiatrist’s role in addressing barriers to treatment in a number of scenarios.
Neurostimulation approaches offer an exciting set of therapeutic alternatives to traditional pharmacotherapy for psychiatric disorders.
A number of behaviors are improved by financial incentive interventions. Details here.
Many psychiatrists have patients who they know would do better if their adherence to treatment could be optimized. Here's a case in point.