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

Nintendo Wants to Help You Sleep Better, But Not with Video Games

The video game company Nintendo doesn't want to just entertain audiences anymore - they also want to help you sleep better.

Sleep Issues Tied to Alzheimer's, Dementia Risk in Elderly Men

Insufficient sleep has been linked to brain health in animal and human studies, and new research has found an association between sleep disturbance and risk of dementia and Alzheimer's disease in older men

Depression Influences Post-Op Satisfaction in Older Patients

For older patients undergoing revision lumbar surgery, preoperative depression influences patient satisfaction two years after surgery.

Pristiq Shows Low Chance of Sexual Dysfunction in Adults with MDD

Pfizer announced that data from a clinical study showed similar sexual function in adults with major depressive disorder (MDD) treated with Pristiq (desvenlafaxine) 50mg and 100mg extended-release tablets daily vs. placebo.

Colleges May Not Be Equipped to Treat Chronic Illnesses in Students

Many college health centers may lack the resources to fully care for students with chronic health conditions, including diabetes.

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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