Comorbidity

 

Collaborative Care Meets Hospital Medicine: Proactive Consultation-Liaison Psychiatry

November 14, 2019

Mental illness accounts for a third of all years lived with disability and is associated with twice the relative risk of all-cause mortality. An estimated 8 million deaths are attributable to mental disorders every year, with two-thirds due to comorbid medical illness.

Where There’s Smoke, There’s Fire

May 31, 2018

The impetus to consider inflammation as potentially relevant to the pathoetiology of domain-based psychopathology (eg, anhedonia) and/or mental disorders, is provided by a confluence of factors discussed here.

Mini Quiz: Behaviorally Compromised Patients

January 24, 2018

In the emergency department, how should patients with behavioral disturbances and especially those with illnesses such as dementia, TBI, autism spectrum disorder, and intellectual disability be managed? Take the quiz and learn more.