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Depression literacy higher in women and linked to medication adherence

Depression literacy higher in women and linked to medication adherence

Some aspects of depression literacy were lower among patients with depression.

Drug and alcohol use associated with higher risk of adolescent firearm homicide

Substance use is associated with an increased risk of adolescent firearm homicide.

Psychiatry Opinion

Advances for PAs practicing addiction medicine

Both PAs and NPs who practice addiction medicine have seen progress made in 2016 to increase practice authority.

OSA treatment linked to depression improvement

Patients presenting with depression should be evaluated for sleep disorders.

Clinical Feature

Healthcare issues of the LGBT community: What the primary care clinician should know

Healthcare issues of the LGBT community: What the primary care clinician should know

A greater understanding of the healthcare issues specific to the lesbian, gay, bisexual, and transgender community may improve the quality of care.

Diagnosing anxiety 
disorders in primary care

Diagnosing anxiety 
disorders in primary care

The challenge associated with assessing for anxiety disorders is that the clinical features of one disorder can closely resemble those of another.

The safe use of opioids in the treatment of pain

The safe use of opioids in the treatment of pain

To minimize the risk of abuse and addiction, evidence-based prescribing practices must be used when treating acute and chronic pain with opioids.

Slideshows

Eight apps for a healthy holiday

Eight apps for a healthy holiday

With the holiday season in full swing, clinicians and patients alike face difficulties in staying healthy and happy. Click through ...

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