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12
Jan
Andrew Penn

Cannabis Exposure May Lead to Psychosis

Schizophrenia typically emerges in late adolescence and early adulthood, before the age of 25.

Tue
06
Jan

Money spent by the National Institutes of Health on Alzheimer’s disease research has actually decreased in recent years, and total research for Alzheimer’s disease is less than one-fifth of that for cancer and heart disease, respectively.

Tue
02
Dec

Tips to assist a self-referred physician who comes to us should he/she be accused of unacceptable, abusive, oppositional, or bullying behavior in the workplace.

Mon
24
Nov

Here are some ways in which physicians can assist when medical communities are trying to cope with the loss of a physician colleague who has killed herself/himself.

Spotlight

Asking the Right Questions to Assess Suicide Risk

J. John Mann, MD, of Columbia University, and Charles Raison, MD, Psych Congress Steering Committee member, discuss which questions clinicians should ask to best evaluate suicide risk.

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
23
Jan

Eating Walnuts May Improve Memory

Results of the study were published in the online Journal of Nutrition, Health and Aging.

Wed
21
Jan

Spice Shows Promise to Treat Alzheimer’s Disease

Researchers published their findings in the Journal of Alzheimer’s Disease.

Wed
21
Jan

For Older Minds, Physical and Mental Activity Are Synergistic

Exercising the body and mind may be the best way to keep an older brain sharp, suggests a new study.

Tue
20
Jan

Do Prisoners with Depression and Mental Health Issues Receive Adequate Treatment?

Researchers reported their results recently in the American Journal of Public Health.