SAN FRANCISCO—Issues such as racial diversity, climate change, and criminal justice will join clinical topics such as ketamine and cannabis on the agenda of this year’s American Psychiatric Association (APA) Annual Meeting.
NEW YORK CITY—Incoming medical residents are expressing a troubling lack of awareness about diagnosing and treating patients with opioid use disorder, according to research presented at the American Psychiatric Association’s annual meeting.
NEW YORK CITY—The extended-release form of phentermine/topiramate is safe and effective for reducing binge eating, suggests a small study presented at the American Psychiatric Association’s annual meeting.
NEW YORK CITY—Repetitive transcranial magnetic stimulation may help improve refractory depression in patients with borderline personality disorder, says research presented at the American Psychiatric Association’s annual meeting.
SAN FRANCISCO—Treatment with a novel combination of 2 common medications was associated with “a rapid and significant reduction in symptoms of depression,” compared with treatment with one of the components, according to a poster presented at the American Psychiatric Association’s Annual Meeting.
BLOG: It’s long been known that treating symptomatic physicians is a complicated business and far too often ailing doctors do not get the standard of care other patients receive. And when the physician is suicidal, the consequences can be dire.