Several DSM-5 criteria lasting 6 months or longer can help identify complicated grief, as can available assessment tools. Treatment has a...
EVIDENCE-BASED SUMMARY: No. Moderate-intensity statin therapy (with pravastatin or simvastatin) doesn’t prevent progression to dementia in...
Used together, brief assessment tools, such as the PDQ9 and MDQ, have greater sensitivity and accuracy than clinician assessment alone.
EVIDENCE-BASED ANSWER: Yes. Cognitive behavioral therapy (CBT) administered individually, in a group setting, or on the internet is effective for...
► History of posttraumatic stress disorder
Primary Care Medical Abstracts
Abstract: Coffee consumption and health: umbrella review of meta-analyses of multiple health outcomes
Studies examining the benefits versus harms of coffee consumption have yielded conflicting results.
The patient is agitated and not interested in answering any questions. He’s begun pacing the room. How would you respond?
First rule out secondary psychosis with appropriate lab tests and imaging studies, as needed. Give an antipsychotic for at least 4 weeks to judge...
At least I can feel better about the 4 cups of coffee I drink every day!
In this second installment of our series, we explore what the evidence tells us about turmeric/curcumin, chamomile, rosemary, coffee, and cocoa....