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Do you use metaphors to explain how various medications work to your patients?

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In a recent blog post, the National Institute for Mental Health (NIMH) announced that it will no longer fund clinical trials that don’t simultaneously examine the biological mechanisms underlying the disorder the treatment is designed to address.

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Leslie Durr, RN, PhD, PMHCNS-BC

Treating the Help-Rejecting Complainer

We like helping others; it makes us feel good, and it offers tremendous rewards. But how do you work with someone who rejects your help?

Tue
18
Mar

Help me to let go and Live, to bloom in resonance with the rest of our passionate universe. To see my own life as something sacred and not just a death sentence to serve until it is finally over.

Spotlight

Take the Pop Quiz Challenge!

Psych Congress Network presents the Pop Quiz Challenge. Compete with your peers to win $500 and a free registraton to 2014 Psych Congress Log in each week for five new multiple-choice questions covering topics within psychiatry, such as ADHD, depression, bipolar disorder, PTSD, and more. 

Take the Quiz: visit www.psychcongress.com/quiz-challenge

Exclusives

Exercise as antidepressant

Exercise as an Antidepressant: Best Practices for Dosing, Motivation, and Wellness

Q&A with Rakesh Jain, MD, MPH: Research supports exercise to treat depression, but exercise without proper dosing is a prescription for a placebo.

Tue
22
Apr

Agomelatine As Effective As Other Antidepressants, Better Tolerated

A new melatonergic antidepressant appears to be as effective as standard antidepressants and may be better tolerated.

Tue
22
Apr

Pain Tolerance May Be Linked to Genes

A presentation scheduled for the American Academy of Neurology meeting shows that certain genes may hold the key to pain tolerance.

Tue
22
Apr

Ketamine Significantly Improves PTSD Symptoms

Patients with chronic PTSD received an infusion of IV-administered ketamine.

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21
Apr

Yoga May Help Women Ease PTSD Symptoms

Women in a small study reported a reduction in symptoms of PTSD after a series of yoga classes.