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Opinion
To Report or Not to Report Suspicions of Medical Child Abuse?

What the 'Take Care of Maya' ruling could mean for abuse accusations

Dec 02, 2023
Opinion
Intensive Caring: Reminding Patients They Matter

How to care for those who no longer care about themselves

Dec 02, 2023
No Heightened Risk of Suicide, Psychiatric Conditions With Acne Drug

Meta-analysis suggests lower risk of suicide attempts years after starting isotretinoin

Nov 30, 2023
Deep-Learning Model Shows Promise for ADHD Diagnosis in Teens

AI algorithm identified significant differences in nine brain white matter tracts

Nov 30, 2023
No Heightened Risk of Suicide, Psychiatric Conditions With Acne Drug

Meta-analysis suggests lower risk of suicide attempts years after starting isotretinoin

Deep-Learning Model Shows Promise for ADHD Diagnosis in Teens

AI algorithm identified significant differences in nine brain white matter tracts

Psychiatry Case Studies

Unexplained Catatonia: What's Behind Woman's Sudden Symptoms?

Recent history of insomnia could be a clue

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Avoiding Clozapine-Related Risks in Refractory Schizophrenia

Key is to recognize and safely diagnose one possible deadly complication

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This Man's Increased Psychiatric Issues Masked an Undiagnosed Disease

The long delay to diagnosis and treatment caused frightening symptoms

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Coronary Heart Disease by Age 45 Linked With Subsequent Dementia

All-cause dementia, Alzheimer's disease, and vascular dementia risks elevated

Nov 29, 2023
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Increased Mortality Risk for Young Adults on High Doses of Antipsychotics

But antipsychotic medication-related deaths are rare in children, study shows

Nov 29, 2023
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U.S. Suicides Hit Record High; FDA Reviews Schizophrenia Drug; Psychology of Misinfo

News and commentary from the psychiatry world

Nov 29, 2023
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Safer to Hold Off on Intubating Comatose, Intoxicated Patients, Trial Finds

French centers showed faster discharge, fewer adverse events

Nov 29, 2023
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Cognitive Scores Improve With Personal Coaching

Trial shows better outcomes for people at high dementia risk

Nov 27, 2023
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Evolving Overdose Crisis Shakes Previously Effective Treatments

Commonly administered doses of buprenorphine have proven less effective against fentanyl

Nov 25, 2023
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Longer Use of ADHD Meds May Boost Heart Risk

Observational data suggest particular risk for hypertension and arterial disease

Nov 22, 2023
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Alzheimer's Drug Trials Should Report Effect Sizes, Researchers Say

How effective are anti-amyloid treatments?

Nov 22, 2023
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Positive KarXT Blood Pressure Data; ADHD Manufacturing Cover-Up? 'Profound Autism'

News and commentary from the psychiatry world

Nov 22, 2023
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Opinion
Your SAD Patients May Not Understand Why They Feel Depressed

How to address seasonal affective disorder in clinical practice

Nov 21, 2023
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Proteins Predict Signs of Alzheimer's Disease

Subclinical health indicators tied to markers of Alzheimer's and neurodegeneration

Nov 20, 2023
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Shooting at Psych Hospital; Rosalynn Carter Dies; Millions in Medical Debt Canceled

Health news and commentary from around the Web gathered by ·¬ΗΡΚΣΖ΅ staff

Nov 20, 2023
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Opinion
Proposed Methadone Treatment Legislation May Put Patients at Risk

We need evidence-based, safe, and effective solutions

Nov 19, 2023
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