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August 27, 2014 - 9:51am

Researchers from Tel Aviv University wrote about their diagnostic test and study findings in the August issue of Vision Research.

August 27, 2014 - 9:06am

Researchers aren't sure why, but in the 23 U.S. states where medical marijuana has been legalized, deaths from opioid overdoses have decreased by almost 25%.

August 26, 2014 - 9:40am

The results may help to better tailor AA for a new generation, researchers say.

August 26, 2014 - 9:25am

Three atypical antipsychotics are associated with increased risk of acute kidney injury in older adults, suggests a study

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Thu
21
Aug

I have a common kind of patient in my practice—he is somewhere in his late teens or early twenties, usually living at home, maybe taking a class or two at the community college, more often working but certainly not able to support himself without the help of his parents. His hobbies are often solitary, like video games. And he’s using a lot of cannabis.

Mon
18
Aug

To have experienced delusions, psychosis, and suicidal ideation is to be Undermined by one’s self.

Wed
13
Aug
Andrew Penn

How Clinicians Should Respond to the Death of Robin Williams

When Robin Williams committed suicide this week, he shocked a nation who had delighted for years in the bright light of his rapid-fire, witty humor. How should we as mental health professionals respond to such a public suicide?

Mon
04
Aug

Therapists spend a good deal of time thinking about what might be called internal boundary issues of therapy. But what about external boundaries? Not too long ago, I had an experience that tested both my knowledge and resolve about therapeutic boundaries.

Spotlight

Congratulations to the Pop Quiz Challenge Winners!

Thank you to everyone who participated in the Psych Congress Pop Quiz challenge. We’re pleased to congratulate grand prize winner Baowu Wang, MD, as well as runners up Lydia Weisser, DO, and Meredith Mona, MD. 

Exclusives

New Clues to the Neurobiology of Depression

To fully understand the neurobiology of major depression, mental health professionals must adopt a perspective that considers interactions between the brain, the outside world, and the body, including the immune system.

Wed
27
Aug

Involuntary Eye Movements May Diagnose ADHD

Researchers from Tel Aviv University wrote about their diagnostic test and study findings in the August issue of Vision Research.

Wed
27
Aug

Prescription Painkiller Deaths Fall in Medical Marijuana States

Researchers aren't sure why, but in the 23 U.S. states where medical marijuana has been legalized, deaths from opioid overdoses have decreased by almost 25%.

Tue
26
Aug

AA Can Help Young Adults, but Mechanisms Unclear: Study

The results may help to better tailor AA for a new generation, researchers say.

Tue
26
Aug

Atypical Antipsychotics Associated with Acute Kidney Injury in Older Adults

Three atypical antipsychotics are associated with increased risk of acute kidney injury in older adults, suggests a study