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June 30, 2015 - 9:02am

The study randomly assigned patients in the early course of schizophrenia to receive the long-acting injectable risperidone and or to receive oral risperidone.

June 29, 2015 - 11:20am

The antipsychotic ziprasidone may be an efficacious adjunct for patients with major depressive disorder, according to the American Journal of Psychiatry.

June 26, 2015 - 10:09am

The patch will have a new warning on the drug label, according to the FDA.

June 25, 2015 - 9:36am

The link between serotonin and social anxiety disorder is different than what researchers previously believed.

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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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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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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.

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30
Jun

'Striking' Difference in Treatments for First Episode of Schizophrenia

The study randomly assigned patients in the early course of schizophrenia to receive the long-acting injectable risperidone and or to receive oral risperidone.

Mon
29
Jun

Ziprasidone Augmentation May Have Benefits in Depression

The antipsychotic ziprasidone may be an efficacious adjunct for patients with major depressive disorder, according to the American Journal of Psychiatry.

Fri
26
Jun

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.

Fri
26
Jun

ADHD Patch May Cause Irreversible Skin Color Changes, FDA Warns

The patch will have a new warning on the drug label, according to the FDA.