Major Depressive Disorder

Facing Anxiety and Depression

July 01, 2020

More than ever, psychiatrists are encountering patients who may have never experienced mental health issues.

Is There a Role for Saffron Phytotherapy in Treating Depression?

July 01, 2020

Patients often have questions concerning integrative therapeutic modalities, and it is important to know the existing evidence as well as limitations of current research.

A Journey To Relaxation

July 01, 2020

A simple exercise and tools to "find your Zen."

The Paradox of Self-Help

June 30, 2020

During these challenging times, physicians have to be proactive in helping ourselves. And that starts now.

Cytochrome P450: You've Come a Long Way

June 26, 2020

Two examples described here underscore the importance of understanding the cytochrome P450 (CYP) system

Digital Technologies in Mental Health Care

June 26, 2020

Sometimes, the book is better than the movie; sometimes vice versa. But there is a lot we don't know as to why in-person therapy works for some and why digital works for others. In this video, experts discuss the evidence.

Youth Suicide Screening Pathway

June 25, 2020

Suicide risk screening is especially challenging. Although data are not yet available to ascertain how COVID-19 will affect the suicide rate, the 3-tiered clinical pathway has been revised to accommodate mostly telehealth screening.

Talking to Pregnant Patients About Cannabis Use

June 25, 2020

Consumption of cannabis during pregnancy results in a host of problems, including cannabinoid placental crossing and accumulation in the fetal brain as well as other organs.

Mini Quiz: Comorbid Mood and Anxiety Disorders

June 24, 2020

What medical condition is most frequently reported with comorbid mood and anxiety disorders? Take the quiz and learn more.

4 Pillars of Good Mental Health

June 24, 2020

Psychiatric Times asked integrative psychiatrist James Lake, MD, for insights and advice for patients to reduce stress and take care of their mental health on a day to day basis.