A list of noteworthy psychiatry blogs, CMEs, research studies, cases, and books from around the Web.
The following is a list of editors' choices of noteworthy articles published in March. Mentions are not endorsements.Sources:Marijuana: The Unbiased Truth About the World’s Most Popular WeedThe Last Hours of Living: Practical Advice for CliniciansA Bewildering CrashDrug-poisoning Deaths Involving Heroin: United States, 2000â2013BrainWeek: Top Neuropsychiatry ArticlesClinical Issues and Strategies Associated With Smoking Cessation
Dr Kevin Hill, a leading clinical expert on marijuana, sifts through the myths about the drug to deliver an unbiased, comprehensive guide backed by scientific facts.Marijuana: The Unbiased Truth About the World’s Most Popular Weed
Clinically relevant to psychiatrists and other clinicians, the authors note that “Care does not end until the family has been supported with their grief reactions and those with complicated grief have been helped to get care.” Image: Â©Lightspring-ShutterstockThe Last Hours of Living: Practical Advice for Clinicians
A moving piece by Philip Gourevitch on the Germanwings Flight 9525 tragedy over the French Alps. Image: Â©Iamnong27-ShutterstockA Bewildering Crash
Overdose is the number one cause of injury-related death in the US, and heroin deaths have nearly quadrupled, with much of the increase occurring after 2010. Image: Â©Lightspring-ShutterstockDrug-poisoning Deaths Involving Heroin: United States, 2000â2013
The articles mentioned here are from the Psychiatric Times Special Report on neuropsychiatry, for Brain Awareness Week, March 16 to 22, 2015. Image: Â©Viktoriya-ShutterstockBrainWeek: Top 6 Neuropsychiatry Articles
Assessment approaches, treatment options, and potential risks inherent in treating tobacco dependence in individuals with major mental illnesses and substance use disorders. Image: Â©Vjom-ShutterstockClinical Issues and Strategies Associated With Smoking Cessation