News Briefs

July 22, 2014 - 9:59am

Stress and depression have long been linked with a heightened risk of weight gain, but a new study sheds light on how those mental states may alter the way the body processes fatty foods.

July 22, 2014 - 9:02am

To address the intersection of ADHD and substance abuse, the American Academy of Pediatrics recently published a clinical report to help prescribers effectively treat children with ADHD while also minimizing the potential for misuse of stimulant medication.

July 21, 2014 - 9:40am

The addition of motive-oriented therapeutic relationship (MOTR) to psychiatric and psychotherapeutic treatments of borderline personality disorder may enhance overall treatment.

July 18, 2014 - 10:06am

A program that emphasizes healthy eating, brain and social engagement, physical activity, and heart health may slow dementia among people at risk for Alzheimer's disease.

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Fri
18
Jul
Mike Myers, MD

How to Welcome Incoming Residents

Every year I struggle with what to tell our 300 incoming residents and fellows about physician health, impairment, and fitness for duty.

Wed
16
Jul

Clients can pose any number of challenges. And it is easy--but not productive--to label clients as "resistant," or "lazy" or "unmotivated."

Thu
10
Jul
Andrew Penn

Three Things Your Cannabis-Using Patients Know That You May Not

If your clinical practice is like mine, you’re seeing more patients who are using cannabis, or are more willing to admit to using the drug. Here are three tips to keep you up to date.

Wed
02
Jul
Ilana Slaff-Galatan, MD

Skin Shock Saved My Brother’s Life

The cases that often result in treatment with aversives are not cases seen in most psychiatrists’ everyday practice. It is easy to dismiss aversives if you have not personally seen the positives that can result from treatment.

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

Mixed Features in DSM-5: Explaining a Confusing Change

Q&A with Roger S. McIntyre, MD, FRCPC, Professor of Psychiatry and Pharmacology at University of Toronto based on his APA session titled, "Treating Depression With DSM-5-Defined Mixed Specifier.”

Tue
22
Jul

Stress, Depression May Affect How the Body Processes Fat

Stress and depression have long been linked with a heightened risk of weight gain, but a new study sheds light on how those mental states may alter the way the body processes fatty foods.

Tue
22
Jul

ADHD and Substance Abuse Are Intertwined, Says AAP Clinical Report

To address the intersection of ADHD and substance abuse, the American Academy of Pediatrics recently published a clinical report to help prescribers effectively treat children with ADHD while also minimizing the potential for misuse of stimulant medication.

Mon
21
Jul

New Therapy May Improve Treatment of Borderline Personality Disorder

The addition of motive-oriented therapeutic relationship (MOTR) to psychiatric and psychotherapeutic treatments of borderline personality disorder may enhance overall treatment.

Fri
18
Jul
Mike Myers, MD

How to Welcome Incoming Residents

Every year I struggle with what to tell our 300 incoming residents and fellows about physician health, impairment, and fitness for duty.