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July 3, 2015 - 8:37am

Anxiety disorders commonly coexist with bipolar disorder, according to the first meta-analysis to examine the issue.

July 2, 2015 - 3:46pm

Past studies have shown that SSRI/mirtazapine treatment has superior efficacy in depression, and researchers wanted to determine whether the same trend applies to the combined treatment in PTSD.

July 2, 2015 - 1:11pm

Researchers investigated brain and biomarker changes in 18 children with mutations associated with autosomal dominant Alzheimer's disease.

July 1, 2015 - 10:20am

Patients who gain weight while taking olanzapine may have a specific polymorphism, suggests a study published in Pharmacological Research.

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I want to honor three psychiatrists who have lost family members to suicide. They participated in a workshop that I put together at the recent annual meeting of the American Psychiatric Association in Toronto.

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Jun
Leslie Durr, RN, PhD, PMHCNS-BC

Therapy’s Image Problem

At the start of the 1990s, psychotherapy was the treatment of choice for depression, but by 2007 that percentage had dropped to an all-time low

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Jun
Leslie Durr, RN, PhD, PMHCNS-BC

Setting Firm Boundaries With Social Agencies

We therapists need to be exceedingly careful when we propose things that supposedly help patients grow in autonomy.

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Physicians may experience two types of stigma when deciding to seek treatment for mental illness.

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Exclusives

Misuse of Opioids More Common than Prior Estimates

Rate of opioid misuse/addiction had been underestimated, according to researchers.

Fri
03
Jul

Many With Bipolar Disorder Have Anxiety Disorders, Too

Anxiety disorders commonly coexist with bipolar disorder, according to the first meta-analysis to examine the issue.

Thu
02
Jul

Combined SSRI/Mirtazapine Treatment Shows Promise in PTSD

Past studies have shown that SSRI/mirtazapine treatment has superior efficacy in depression, and researchers wanted to determine whether the same trend applies to the combined treatment in PTSD.

Thu
02
Jul

Early Brain and Biomarker Changes in Children at Risk for Alzheimer's Disease

Researchers investigated brain and biomarker changes in 18 children with mutations associated with autosomal dominant Alzheimer's disease.

Wed
01
Jul

Gene Polymorphism Linked to Olanzapine Weight Gain

Patients who gain weight while taking olanzapine may have a specific polymorphism, suggests a study published in Pharmacological Research.