The US Food and Drug Administration (FDA) recently published a final order that requires manufacturers to file a premarket approval application for most uses of electroconvulsive therapy (ECT) devices.READ MORE
Current or recent use of benzodiazepines or related drugs may increase the risk of pneumonia, according to a study in the International Journal of Geriatric Psychiatry.READ MORE
Children exposed to valproate in utero had a 48% increased risk of developing attention-deficit/hyperactivity disorder (ADHD), compared with children with no exposure to the drug, according to a new study.READ MORE
BLOG: On April 12, 2011, I tried to kill myself. I have bipolar II disorder, diagnosed after my suicide attempt. On that day, I had been in a mixed hypomanic/depressed state, forced to face the fact that I’d been doing something that was wrong and seen as bad by others.READ MORE
Psych Congress Year-Round
Edward Kaftarian, MD, chief executive officer of Orbit Health Telepsychiatry, Encino, California, will share his zeal for telepsychiatry at Elevate by Psych Congress in Boston, Massachusetts, March 8-10, 2019.
Vania Manipod, DO, a psychiatrist in private practice in Ventura, California, discusses how health care professionals can identify, prevent, and overcome professional burnout.