Psychiatric Disorders Resource Center

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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.

Case Report: Munchausen's Syndrome

Read about one psychologist's mission to treat a patient with Munchausen's syndrome.

Bullying & Child Suicide Ideation, Attempts

For children and adolescents, peer victimization is associated with increased odds of suicidal ideation and suicide attempts.

Smoking Cessation and Mental Illness

Adults with mental illness have a smoking rate 70% higher than adults with no mental illness, but there is research on smoking cessation and patients ...

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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Antidepressants and Diabetes: Trust with Providers Needed for Adherence

Patients with diabetes who lack trust and shared decision-making with their providers are less likely to be adherent to antidepressant therapy for depression.

Telephone Intervention Improves Cardiac Patients' Mental Health

A telephone-based intervention improves mental health-related quality of life in cardiac patients with depression and/or anxiety disorders.

Informed Patients Question Unnecessary Prescriptions

Well-informed patients might make better choices about what prescriptions they take, according to the evaluation of an educational intervention aimed at encouraging seniors to discontinue sleeping pill use.

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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