Schizophrenia & Other Psychotic Disorders
One study found that psychotic depression was associated with a 1.7-fold increased likelihood of response to ECT, reported Dr. Linda van Diermen...
Shrink Rap News
We have done a terrible job of making mental illness and substance use disorders acceptable illnesses to have, said Dr. Dinah Miller.
What these agents have in common, the investigators observed, is that they act on inflammation and potentially on the stress response system.
The final results revealed an association between DBS and significant improvements in PANSS scores, as well as reductions in doses of...
From the Journals
“Pay attention and potentially address/treat a prior psychiatric diagnosis if a patient is hospitalized for COVID-19,” said Dr. Luming Li.
Treatment can be challenging, but research suggests several medications may hold promise.
Cases That Test Your Skills
B, age 10, develops an unsteady gait and sustained flexion of his wrist. He has autism spectrum disorder and has maintained the same medication...
Three agents that address major unmet needs move to phase 3.
"While benzodiazepines are important therapies for many Americans, they are also commonly abused and misused," said Commissioner Stephen M. Hahn,...
The proportion of chats handled at the crisis hotline was 48% greater in the first half of 2020, compared with a year earlier.
The guideline focuses on assessment and treatment planning, and includes recommendations regarding pharmacotherapy, particularly clozapine.