The research strongly supports a causal relationship between adverse childhood experiences and a host of mental and physical ailments.
Childhood adversity is a significant root cause of chronic illness and early death. Prevention, mitigation, and Tx of toxic stressors must be part...
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...