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November 21, 2014 - 1:25pm

Researchers from Weill Cornell Institute of Geriatric Psychiatry enrolled 74 adults older than 65 to receive 12 weekly sessions of treatment.

November 21, 2014 - 8:25am

Contrary to popular opinion, only 10% of U.S. adults who drink too much are alcoholics, according to a federal study.

November 20, 2014 - 3:25pm

The drug is expected to be available early next year in once-daily doses.

November 20, 2014 - 2:25pm

Researchers conducted a randomized trial to determine if vitamin B and folic acid would improve cognitive performance.

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Tue
11
Nov

Bipolar disorder affects approximately 2% to 3% of the population and is the sixth leading cause of disability worldwide.

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
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.

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Exclusives

Despite FDA Warning, Antipsychotic Medications are Still Used in Older Patients with Dementia

After analyzing data from clinical trials, the FDA revealed several years ago that antipsychotic medications were associated with increased mortality when used to treat behavioral disorders in older patients with dementia.

Fri
21
Nov

New Therapy for Older Adults with Major Depression and Cognitive Impairment

Researchers from Weill Cornell Institute of Geriatric Psychiatry enrolled 74 adults older than 65 to receive 12 weekly sessions of treatment.

Fri
21
Nov

Most Heavy Drinkers Are Not Alcoholics, U.S. Study Finds

Contrary to popular opinion, only 10% of U.S. adults who drink too much are alcoholics, according to a federal study.

Thu
20
Nov

FDA Approves Abuse-Deterrent Opioid

The drug is expected to be available early next year in once-daily doses.

Thu
20
Nov

Does Vitamin B Use Effect Cognitive Performance?

Researchers conducted a randomized trial to determine if vitamin B and folic acid would improve cognitive performance.