As many as one-in-five U.S. children and teens experience a mental disorder.
Diagnostic changes in psychiatry guide are likely to lead to over diagnosis, unnecessary treatment and high costs.
Paying close attention to your patients' medications and how they relate to sleep symptoms aids in diagnosis and treatment.
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.
Long-acting ADHD medications improve adherence and demonstrate efficacy similar to that of immediate-release dose formulations.
Experienced by up to one in five mothers, postpartum depression often goes untreated. Learn what risk factors to be alert for.
Anywhere from 10% to 30% of individuals taking a single antidepressant face obstacles to successful treatment, including undiagnosed illness.
How do I do what is best for the patient if the patient cannot afford a higher level of treatment?
What is the recommended treatment for patients diagnosed with dementia who are suffering with paranoia and/or hallucinations?
What considerations exist regarding the safety of using aripiprazole during pregnancy?
A clinician shares gender-specific advice for comforting patients with dementia in moments of confusion.
Conversations about weight loss can contribute tremendously to behavioral changes, but tangible examples may be even more effective.
The term "contract" when used in regard to agreements with patients who have chronic pain is dated, perceived negatively and not preferred.
Post-traumatic stress disorder (PTSD) is an anxiety disorder that some people get after seeing or living through a dangerous event.
Bipolar disorder, formerly known as “manic-depressive disorder,” is mood disorder in which the individual most commonly experiences episodes of depression ...