Psychiatric Disorders Resource Center

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

Dads Experience Postpartum Depression

Men who enter into fatherhood around the age of 25 may experience depressive symptoms during the first few years of their child's life.

Help for Self-Harm Online

People seeking help online for cutting and other forms of self-harm often receive incorrect or misleading information.

Insomnia, Stroke Risk in Young Adults

Suffering from insomnia, especially for young adults, may significantly increase your risk of stroke.

1 in 68 Diagnosed with Autism

One in 68 American children are now diagnosed with autism or a related disorder, according to a report published by the CDC.

Sleep Loss Linked to Diabetes, Obesity

Sleep loss could be a promising target for the prevention and treatment of metabolic syndrome (including diabetes and obesity).

Marijuana for Vets With PTSD Study

A long-delayed study to examine the use of marijuana in treating U.S. veterans with posttraumatic stress disorder will finally begin.

ADHD Medication Use in Adults Doubles

A report states that use of medications for ADHD has increased significantly in both children and adults.

Using Botulinum Toxin to Treat Depression

Research points to a "facial feedback hypothesis," which suggests that facial expressions feed information back to the brain, thereby influencing emotions positively or negatively.

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FDA Concerned Over Electrical Stimulation Devices

The FDA is considering banning electrical stimulation devices (ESDs) for aversive conditioning of patients exhibiting self-injurious behavior (SIB) and aggressive behavior.

No Link Between Labor Induction, Augmentation and Autism

Current evidence suggests no correlation between labor induction and augmentation and the risk of autism spectrum disorder.

Short-Term Anxiety Up With False-Positive Mammogram

False-positive mammogram results are tied to increased short-term, but not long-term, anxiety.

Feature Articles

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.

Turning the Frown Upside Down: Using Botulinum Toxin to Treat Depression

Turning the Frown Upside Down: Using Botulinum Toxin to Treat Depression

Research points to a "facial feedback hypothesis," which suggests that facial expressions feed information back to the brain, thereby influencing emotions positively or negatively.

Understanding the 
Changes in DSM-5

Understanding the 
Changes in DSM-5

The latest revision of the diagnostic manual does away with the complex 
multiaxial organization in favor of a simpler chapter order of disorders.

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