December 4th 2023
Check out these brief summaries on cognitive impairment in schizophrenia from an excellent session at the ACNP 2023 Annual Meeting!
July 27th 2023
A new cognitive biotype for depression may impact symptoms and treatment outcomes.
March 9th 2023
A look at one of the most informative yet easy-to-administer tests for assessing brain dysfunction.
March 6th 2023
What are the available and upcoming AD treatments and how can you utilize them to best serve your patients?
January 23rd 2023
Are you ready to understand how recovery-oriented cognitive therapy (CT-R) promotes wellness and empowerment for individuals experiencing serious mental health challenges? Check out this CME article.
Virtual Reality for Patients With Schizophrenia
VR-based training may help improve social cognition and functioning in patients with schizophrenia.
Dementia in the News
What's the latest in dementia?
Predicting Daytime Sleepiness & Fatigue Post-Stroke
Cognitive and psychiatric symptoms at 3 months post-stroke might predict daytime sleepiness and fatigue at 12 months.
The Week in Review: November 28-December 2
From evidence-based novel therapies for bipolar depression to potential indicators of early-stage Alzheimer disease, here are highlights from the week in Psychiatric Times.
Study Identifies Promising Potential Treatment for Alzheimer Disease
Results show comparisons between intranasal and intracerebroventricular distribution of an oxytocin derivative.
Treating Chronic Traumatic Encephalopathy in Athletes
Can Alzheimer disease research offer the key to effective treatment?
Dementia: A Social Death Sentence
A reminder to cherish your parents and the older adults in your life.
COVID-19, Cognition, and Dementias: What Role Has the Pandemic Played?
How does COVID-19 contribute to cognitive impairment in older adults and future cases of dementia?
Vulnerability to Financial Scamming: Victim and Family Protection
With the growing elderly population and the prevalence of cognitive impairment, how can we protect older adults from financial scams?
The Cognitive Benefits of Matcha
A study compared matcha, a highly caffeinated green tea, to other sources of caffeine. Which had the greatest cognitive benefits?
The Long Shadow of the Towers
Statistical findings from longitudinal studies of mental health among 9/11 witnesses and first responders.
Is Epstein-Barr Virus to Blame for Cognition in Schizophrenia?
A growing body of scientific literature makes the case.
Addressing the Cognition Crisis in Our COVID-19 World
The world is facing a cognition crisis. Here’s how to face it with measurement-based cognitive care.
Dreaming of New Treatments
Sleep problems are understudied, underdiagnosed, and undertreated.
PsychQuiz: Cognition in Schizophrenia
When do cognitive impairments emerge in patients with schizophrenia?
Is There a Link Between Exercise, Cognition, and Schizophrenia
Aerobic exercise has been found to exert a positive effect on global cognition and some, but not all, cognitive domains in patients with schizophrenia.
Early Warnings: Neuropsychiatric Manifestations of Huntington Disease
Neuropsychiatric manifestations of Huntington disease can present decades before the motor symptoms become apparent, making the role of the psychiatrist all the more important.
Smart Growth: the Case for Measuring Brain Capital
Brain health disorders cost the global economy more than $3 trillion per year in lost productivity. What can we do about it?
Mini Quiz: Evaluating Dementia
Cognitive impairment is not always associated with dementia. For this reason, a full comprehensive history is an integral component of any assessment. Take the quiz to learn more.
The Troublesome Tale of Cognitive Deficits in Patients at CHR for Psychosis
Is it possible to use cognitive testing, which is brief, easily performed, reliable, and noninvasive, to identify individuals at risk for psychosis?
The Battle of the Sexes in First-Episode Psychosis
How do men versus women with schizophrenia fare clinically, functionally, and neuropsychologically over the long term?
A Recipe for Homemade Obesity: The Association Between Depression, Obesity, and Cognitive Deficits
Evidence suggests that physical activity aids in alleviating mild to moderate symptoms of depression in patients and may promote clinically significant antidepressant effects.
Cognition, Bipolar Disorder, and the Self
For many patients, the most painful part of bipolar disorder is the loss of control over their own mind.
Diverse Patients, Common Ground
In psychiatry, 2 patients with the same condition are never the same.
Tools for Assessing Cognition
There are a number of cognitive screening tools designed to help offer timely, quality care for the elderly and those struggling with cognitive loss and dementia.
Mini Quiz: Cognitive Enhancers
Which pharmacotherapeutic approach is most effective for cognitive enhancement? Test your knowledge with this quiz.
Anti-NMDA Receptor Encephalitis With Visual Hallucinations and Cognitive Impairment
In comparison to the classic presentation of schizophrenia, ANMDARE features a later age of onset, female predominance, visual hallucinations, relative lack of cognitive disorganization, and a lack of an extended prodromal period.
New Treatment Reduces Levels of Protein Linked to Huntington Disease
The first therapy to target the primary mechanism of the disease is safe and well tolerated, say study investigators.
Cognitive Training for Neural System Dysfunction in Psychotic Disorders
Let’s Talk About Cognition
Cognitive problems have historically been the last to be recognized and treated in the clinical setting.
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