Psychiatric Disorders Resource Center

Click on the subcategory below to find drug monographs for that particular area.

Depression and Dementia

For older adults, depressive symptoms are associated with cognitive decline but appear independent of the neuropathologic hallmarks of dementia.

Young Adults Getting Mental Health Care

The number of young American adults getting mental health treatment has risen since the passage of the Affordable Care Act.

1st Suicide Attempt with Liquid Nicotine

A case study reports on a 24-year-old man who attempted suicide via consuming liquid nicotine.

Work Stress and Diabetes Risk

Stress at work may increase the risk of developing type 2 diabetes.

Vitamin D Deficiency and Schizophrenia

Vitamin D deficiency is associated with schizophrenia, according to a new review.

Blood Test May Predict Suicide Risk

Could a simple blood test help prevent suicide? A promising study suggests yes.

Smoking Cessation, Pregnancy, & ADHD

Children of women who use nicotine replacement products during pregnancy may also have an increased risk of ADHD.

Pharmacogenetics and Psychiatric Drugs

Review this new chart on pharmacogenetic considerations for psychiatric drugs for quick information when you need it.

Videos

News

Do Oral Contraceptives Have Mental Health Benefits?

Oral contraceptives have been linked to a decreased risk of ovarian, endometrial, and colorectal cancers, but the evidence for mental health benefits has been inconsistent.

Autism-Vaccine Study Pulled Amid Concerns

A study published earlier this month has been removed from the website due to concerns regarding the validity of the study conclusions on vaccines and autism.

Depression in Cancer Patients Often Untreated

Patients with cancer and depression frequently do not receive effective treatment, but an integrated program is effective in patients with cancer, specifically lung cancer.

Atypical Antipsychotics - Safe for Elderly Patients?

The use of conventional antipsychotics among the elderly has been limited due to severe side effects, but atypical antipsychotics have become widely prescribed but with increasing concerns over safety risks such as stroke and mortality in elderly patients with dementia.

For Teens With Depression, Collaborative Intervention Can Help

A collaborative care intervention in primary care is associated with greater improvements in depressive symptoms than usual care among adolescents with depression.

Feature Articles

Unconventional, Psychedelic Treatment of Post-Traumatic Stress Disorder

Unconventional, Psychedelic Treatment of Post-Traumatic Stress Disorder

MPR reports on unconventional treatments for post-traumatic stress disorder (PTSD).

Possessed by Possessions: Hoarding Disorder Diagnosis and Treatment

Possessed by Possessions: Hoarding Disorder Diagnosis and Treatment

MPR reports on the impacts of hoarding disorder and provides insight into currently available and novel treatment approaches.

Diabetes, Schizophrenia Dual Diagnosis: How to Tailor Treatment

Diabetes, Schizophrenia Dual Diagnosis: How to Tailor Treatment

Dietary supervision may have driven the patient out of his facility.

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