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October 31, 2014 - 9:57am

Older people who sustain a traumatic brain injury are at increased risk of developing dementia, according to a new study.

October 30, 2014 - 3:23pm

Increased intake of fatty fish may be linked with greater likelihood of antidepressant response, researchers said.

October 30, 2014 - 1:38pm

Five leading psychiatry organizations recently proposed changes to the terminology used in naming drugs for mental disorders.

October 29, 2014 - 10:33am

A new three-minute diagnostic assessment tool detected delirium with more than 90% specificity and sensitivity in elderly patients compared with a reference standard.

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31
Oct

As members of the mental health field, we can be of great assistance when contacted by someone in leadership that a physician in their midst i.e. one of their own, has died by suicide.

Fri
17
Oct

Healthcare providers are often in a position of influence in terms of the use of supplements, vitamins, and alternative therapies by their patients, but patients are also swayed by the latest medical “experts” in the media.

Mon
06
Oct

Promoting the physical dimension of mental illness may contribute positively to the way psychiatry is perceived.

Tue
30
Sep

The biblical proverb ‘Physician, heal thyself’ is interpreted literally by some psychiatrists who reach for pharmaceutical samples if they find themselves slipping into a depression.

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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.

Fri
31
Oct

As members of the mental health field, we can be of great assistance when contacted by someone in leadership that a physician in their midst i.e. one of their own, has died by suicide.

Fri
31
Oct

TBI Tied to Increased Dementia Risk in Older Patients

Older people who sustain a traumatic brain injury are at increased risk of developing dementia, according to a new study.

Thu
30
Oct

Fatty Fish Intake May Improve Antidepressant Response

Increased intake of fatty fish may be linked with greater likelihood of antidepressant response, researchers said.

Thu
30
Oct

New Terminology Proposed for Drugs Used in Mental Disorders

Five leading psychiatry organizations recently proposed changes to the terminology used in naming drugs for mental disorders.