Cannabis use can complicate the management of bipolar disorder by virtue of causing mood instability and psychosis in certain patients with bipolar disorder. Other patients believe it helps manage their moods.
Extreme differences in daily photoperiod during pregnancy may be related to risk for lifetime depression in offspring.
Every few years there’s a new fad, study or celebrity telling us how we should eat: First eggs are a no-no, then eggs are fine. High carbs and low fat were the craze, but then eating high protein and high fat was the way to stay lean. Red wine was …
Today’s column is to honor one of my heroes, someone who has inspired me with her bravery, compassion and character: “D.”Sept. 11, 2001 dawned as a typical late-summer day, with warm temperatures and blue-bird skies. People across the country were going about their lives, sending their kids off to school, …
In addition to a better work-life balance, concierge medicine can reduce the number of patients a physician needs to see in order to make a living.
Medical comic books may be an acceptable form of patient education material, but clinicians should assess and honor patient preferences before providing these materials.
Despite the associated risk for death and cognitive decline, “off-label” prescribing of antipsychotics in patients with dementia has increased.
These data indicate that cortisol levels may contribute to the cognitive decline observed in elderly adults with late-life depression.
These results suggest that deep transcranial magnetic stimulation combined with selective serotonin reuptake inhibitors may be effective in assisting patients with treatment-resistant depression.
Chronic use of prescription opioids was correlated with support for the Republican candidate in the 2016 presidential election.
Study investigators suggest that interns in psychiatry are the most vulnerable population among medical interns and should be targeted for prevention interventions.
An inclusive organizational culture, or the lack thereof, affects employee job performance, emotional well-being, and workforce engagement.
Early interventions targeting comorbid disorders associated with substance use disorders may improve the illness course of bipolar disorder.
Demographic characteristics predictive of transfer to specialized services included younger age and higher education level.
The strong association between PCOS and autism raises the question of whether early treatments or surveillance might be considered for one condition given the presence of the other.