Psychiatric Disorders Resource Center

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Live Coverage of PAINWeek 2014

Exclusive access to live, onsite coverage of up-to-date evidence-based scientific findings in pain management.

Autism-Vaccine Study Pulled

A study has been removed from a journal website due to concerns regarding the validity of the study conclusions on autism and vaccines.

SSRIs + Warfarin Up Bleeding Risk

In patients with A-Fib taking warfarin, use of SSRIs is associated with an increased risk of major hemorrhage.

First-in-Class Drug for Insomnia

The FDA has approved Belsomra (suvorexant; Merck) tablets, the first orexin receptor antagonist approved for insomnia.

Atypical Antipsychotics, Elderly Patients

Atypical antipsychotics have become widely prescribed for elderly patients, but with increasing concerns over safety risks.

Oral Contraceptives and Panic Disorder

Use of oral contraceptives has been associated with a reduced occurrence of panic disorder or diagnosis.

Growth Effect with ADHD Rx?

ADHD stimulant treatment in children is not associated with significant changes in growth.

Eating Disorders in Youth

A new review presents recommendations for the management of eating disorders in children and adolescents.

News

SSRIs May Increase GI Bleeding Risk

When prescribing an antidepressant, clinicians should weigh the risks and benefits associated with SSRIs for patients at an increased risk of GI bleeding and consider other antidepressant classes.

Football, Violence, and Brain Injury: Is There an Association?

It is difficult to assess whether the high rates of violent crimes among NFL players are due to repeated head injuries and brain damage, but it may be a contributing factor that merits attention and research.

Why Are Young Doctors Committing Suicide?

Physicians are entrusted with providing care for their patients but are rarely counseled on their own mental health, particularly regarding suicide.

One in Five U.S. Men Admit to Violence Against Partner

One in five American men admit to using violence against his spouse or partner, with potential missed opportunities to identify aggressive behavior and intervene in the primary care setting.

Schizophrenia Deemed Group of Eight Separate Disorders

Schizophrenia is not a single disorder but rather a group of eight distinct disorders, each caused by changes in gene clusters that lead to different symptoms.

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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