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.

Mini-Strokes May Lead to PTSD

A new study suggests that transient ischemic attacks (TIAs) may not cause lasting physical damage but they may increase the risk of developing posttraumatic stress disorder (PTSD).

SSRIs, Therapy for Social Anxiety Disorder?

Antidepressants are commonly used to treat social anxiety disorder, but a new report argues that psychotherapy is a better first option.

Blood Test for Psychosis

A blood test that measures expression of plasma analytes may help identify people at risk for psychosis.

Pricey Spice: Promising Depression Treatment

The world's most expensive spice may also be an alternative treatment for mild-to-moderate depression, according to a new study.

Pregnancy Timing and Autism Risk

Research indicates that both short and long interpregnancy intervals (IPI) may increase the risk of adverse conditions for fetal development, specifically autism spectrum disorders (ASD).

ADHD-Associated Insomnia in Youth

In a recent study, no significant difference was seen with low- or high-dose eszopiclone vs. placebo to treat ADD-associated insomnia in youth.

Chart: Psychotropic Drug Indications

Review this updated chart on psychotropic drug indications for quick information when you need it.

News

Lumbar Spine Surgery Outcomes Worse in Patients with Depressive Symptoms

Depressive symptoms are associated with poorer long-term outcome in patients undergoing surgery for lumbar spinal stenosis (LSS).

FDA to Review Aripiprazole Lauroxil NDA for Schizophrenia

The FDA has accepted for filing the New Drug Application (NDA) for aripiprazole lauroxil, a once-monthly injectable atypical antipsychotic for the treatment of schizophrenia.

Sleep and Ulcerative Colitis Risk: The Surprising Connection

Both too little and too much sleep may increase your risk of developing ulcerative colitis (UC), suggests a new study.

Do Anti-Inflammatory Drugs Have Antidepressant Effects?

Subgroups may benefit from anti-inflammatory treatment such as patients with elevated inflammatory markers or a somatic comorbidity.

Parkinson's Meds May Spur Compulsive Behaviors

Medications commonly used to treat Parkinson's disease may raise the risk of impulse control disorders such as compulsive gambling, compulsive shopping, and/or hypersexuality.

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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