While many suicide prevention techniques are effective, others have not been proven to be beneficial.
Mothers who heavily used tobacco during pregnancy increased the risk of their children developing schizophrenia.
Antidepressant use for anxiety, panic, and ADHD has increased.
Low dose lithium can bring return absolute neutrophil count (ANC) to normal levels.
Teenagers assigned to receive CBT treatment recovered 8 weeks faster than those receiving only standard care.
Moderate-quality evidence shows that both methods are efficacious in treating MDD.
Recognizing red flag symptoms, such as anxiety, depression, and increased substance use, is important in helping victims who are reluctant to report the assault.
Body mass index gains more rapid among women with at least four symptoms of PTSD.
Widespread over-diagnosis of certain conditions with new criteria among top concerns.
The latest revision of the diagnostic manual does away with the complex multiaxial organization in favor of a simpler chapter order of disorders.
Maternal education moderates the effects of postnatal, but not antenatal depression.
The FDA is looking into the cause of death of two patients who died several days after receiving injections of Zyprexa Relprevv.
As many as one-in-five U.S. children and teens experience a mental disorder.
As more military personnel return to the United States with PTSD symptoms, now is the perfect time to refresh our knowledge on treating this disorder.
Medication status does not predict change in symptom severity among young children with moderate-to-severe ADHD.
What is the recommended treatment for patients diagnosed with dementia who are suffering with paranoia and/or hallucinations?
Experienced by up to one in five mothers, postpartum depression often goes untreated. Learn what risk factors to be alert for.
Around 20% of pediatric patients with ADHD will develop antisocial personality disorder in adulthood.
Having a first-degree relative with schizophrenia or bipolar disorder increases risk for autism spectrum disorders.
What is the best treatment option for a 50-year-old woman with major depression, alcoholism and general anxiety disorder.
Modest, time-limited risk for myocardial infarction observed in older patients taking antipsychotic medications and cholinesterase inhibitors for dementia.
What are the differences in side effects and responses to the available SSRIs?
Which antidepressant would you recommend for a woman aged 47 years who presents with depressed mood, low energy, decreased motivation and hypersomnia?
The FDA recently announced a labeling change for the smoking-cessation aid varenicline (Chantix) concerning cardiovascular risks.
The FDA is warning health care providers about reports of type 1 hypersensitivity reactions among patients taking the antipsychotic asenapine maleate (Saphris), with some cases occurring at first dose.
The FDA lowered the maximum dose of the antidepressant citalopram hydrobromide (Celexa) from 60 mg per day to 40 mg per day, after concerns that higher doses of the medication increase the risk for cardiac arrhythmia without offering therapeutic benefits.
Clinicians should not administer methylene blue or linezolid, two reversible monoamine oxidase inhibitors (MOAIs), to patients taking selective serotonin reuptake inhibitors (SSRIs) due to risk for serious central nervous system reactions.
Despite salvia's growing notoriety as a hallucinogenic drug abused by teenagers, the herb has medicinal properties and has been used to treat various ailments including diarrhea, headache, rheumatism and mental illnesses.
When switching selective serotonin reuptake inhibitors (SSRIs), what is the best way to wean off of one before starting a new prescription?
For the first time in the history of war, the number of psychological injuries has exceeded physical wounds. Primary care clinicians should be on guard for signs and symptoms of behavioral problems in returning troops and their children.