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Nonopioid Lofexidine Safe and Effective for Managing Opioid Withdrawal Syndrome

Lofexidine may expand the treatment options available for managing withdrawal when buprenorphine and methadone are unavailable or undesirable.

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Long-term Treatment Outcomes With Aripiprazole Lauroxil in Schizophrenia

Safety, symptoms, and illness trajectory of outpatients with schizophrenia who received ongoing aripiprazole lauroxil were followed for 2 years.

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Updates in Borderline Personality Disorder: Your Questions Answered

Borderline personality disorder, a disorder that is often misunderstood by the general public, also raises questions for psychiatrists.

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Assessment and Treatment of Depression: A Clinical Look at the Current Controversies

Mark Zimmerman, MD, discusses controversies related to categorizing severity and identifying optimal treatment of depression.

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Patients With Schizophrenia Have Difficulty Identifying Auditory Emotion

Patients with schizophrenia have difficulty identifying emotions from the acoustics of a speaker’s voice.

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OVER THE COUNTER: Supplements should reinforce, not replace, a good diet

It’s easy to dismiss taking vitamins and minerals during the summer, when products from the farmers market can hold much more than any pill. Strawberries, carrots, kale, spinach and tomatoes alone can provide us with generous amounts of important vitamins such as A, B, C and K, and several minerals. …

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WHAT’S UP DOC? Typhus fever

Q: I read there was an outbreak of typhus in California. Is this real? I thought this only existed in developing countries.A: Typhus may be caused by several types of the bacteria, leading to several different typhus diseases; scrub typhus, murine typhus, epidemic typhus, as well as other subtypes.Scrub typhus …

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Increased Adherence With Paliperidone Once Every 3 Months in Schizophrenia

Transition from a once-monthly formulation of a long-acting, injectable paliperidone palmitate to a once-every-3-month formulation treatment regimen in patients with schizophrenia demonstrated increased adherence to antipsychotic medication.

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10/29/2018 – Special Film Series

  Week of October 29th- November 2nd: Special Film Series. In honor of Frank Mandosa’s program “An Evening with the Master of Suspense: Alfred Hitchcock,” each day this week at 2:30pm, the NPL will be showing a film by the Master of Suspense!  Please call us at 978-465-4428 or check our website for titles!

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10/30/2018 – An Evening with Alfred Hitchcock

Tuesday October 30th at 7pm: An Evening with Alfred Hitchcock. Movie buff Frank Mandosa will be discussing one of the great masters of suspense. Hitchcock could tap into his audience’s deepest anxieties, phobias, and fears. Come hear about his life and career, enjoy some clips from his movies, and soak in some behind-the-scenes …