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VIDEO: Advancing discovery of objective diagnostic methods for PTSD

May 24, 2016

ATLANTA — In this video, Charles R. Marmar, MD, chairman of the department of psychiatry at New York University Langone Medical Center, emphasizes the shift from relying on subjective measures of symptoms such as patient reports to objective measures such as blood tests and brain imaging to diagnosis PTSD.

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VIDEO: Expert explains barriers of private funding in psychiatric health care

May 24, 2016
ATLANTA — In this video, Steven S. Sharfstein, MD, president and CEO of Sheppard Pratt Health System, discusses the role of private funding in psychiatric care…
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ECT effective for schizophrenia but requires further research

May 24, 2016
ATLANTA — Data presented here indicated electroconvulsive therapy was effective for schizophrenia, but caused adverse cognitive effects in some…
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Trial quality, bias may diminish value of methylphenidate for ADHD

May 24, 2016
A recent clinical review in JAMA reported that evidence supporting the use of methylphenidate among adolescents for treatment of attention-deficit/hyperactivity disorder…
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Helping War Veterans with Posttraumatic Stress Disorder: Incarcerated Individuals' Role in Therapeutic Animal Programs

Journal of Psychosocial Nursing and Mental Health Services, May 2016, Volume 54 Issue 5
A grassroots movement of nonprofit, nongovernmental organizations is creating programs in which incarcerated…
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Psychiatrists as Physician-Educators: May 2016

Keck School of Medicine of USC and Psychiatric Annals

As mental health practitioners, we learn so that we change, grow, and gain skills. This issue of Psychiatric Annals…
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VIDEO: How to integrate services for IPV survivors in a community setting

May 20, 2016
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