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

Anxiety, Sleep Rxs for Teens May Increase Risk of Abuse

Adolescents prescribed anxiety or sleep medications are up to 12 times more likely to abuse those drugs compared to those who have never received a prescription for these medications.

Psychosocial Therapy Linked to Lower Suicide Risk in Previous Attempters

Psychosocial therapy significantly reduces suicide attempts and deaths among people who have previously attempted suicide, according to a new study.

Being the Boss Tied to Depression Risk for Women

Being the boss at work seems to raise the odds for symptoms of depression among women, but not men, according to new research.

Severe Mental Illness Linked to Increased Mortality Post-MI

Patients with severe mental illness (SMI) may have increased mortality after myocardial infarction.

NDA Submitted for Three-Month Paliperidone Palmitate

Janssen R&D announced that it has submitted a New Drug Application (NDA) to the FDA, for three-month paliperidone palmitate as treatment for schizophrenia in adults.

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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