March 29th 2023
A gut feeling? Researchers analyzed the gut microbiome in major depression disorder and its modulation by SSRI antidepressants.
March 13th 2023
5 Fast Facts for Addressing Distress & Depression in CancerAugust 7th 2020
Despite advances in clinical care for patients with cancer, distress and depression continue to haunt patients. These fast facts will help you better understand and care for patients with cancer.
Cancer-Related Posttraumatic Stress Disorder: Assessment and Treatment ConsiderationsJuly 31st 2020
While only a minority of patients with cancer may have diagnosable PTSD, subthreshold symptoms in some patients may be debilitationg enough that clinicians should be aware of the phenomenon.
Psychoanalysis and the Re-Enchantment of Psychiatry: Jonathan Shedler, PhDJuly 29th 2020
In this interview, Dr Aftab and Dr Shedler discuss the relationship between the psychoanalytic worldview and the medical model, and they reexamine the role of psychodynamic psychotherapy in contemporary psychiatry and psychology.
Reducing Distress and DepressionJuly 27th 2020
Distress and depression are associated with adverse outcomes in patients with cancer, including reduced quality of life, longer rehabilitation time, poor adherence to treatment, and worse survival.
Implementation Challenges of Universal Suicide Risk Screening in Adult Patients in General Medical and Surgical SettingsJuly 23rd 2020
The authors share evidence-based guidance for patient safety that minimizes suicide risk in medical settings.
10 Things to Know About Narcissistic Personality DisorderJuly 9th 2020
Lack of empathy is a commonly known feature of narcissistic personality disorder. Relationships are typically shallow and difficult to maintain. What are some other features of NPD? More in this case presentation.
Convergence Mental Health: A New Pathway for Transdisciplinary Innovation and Entrepreneurship
A paradigm shift is needed in order to solve the unprecedented complexities and challenges associated with the current global mental health crisis.
Digital Technologies in Mental Health CareJune 26th 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 PathwayJune 25th 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.
Consequences of Social Mitigation StrategiesJune 22nd 2020
Researchers found a significant drop in life expectancy from depression, alcohol dependence, suicidality, increased divorce rates, and childhood trauma that are a direct result of social distancing.