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National Prevention Week: The importance of prevention in mental health

May 15, 2017

National Prevention Week, which takes place from May 14 to 20, highlights the importance of prevention in mental health.

Research has indicated significant efficacy of prevention efforts for decreasing mental health burden and improving long-term outcomes among patients with various mental health disorders.

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D-cycloserine may improve CBT outcomes for anxiety, OCD, PTSD

January 25, 2017
Recent findings suggested short-term efficacy of D-cycloserine augmentation of cognitive behavioral therapy for anxiety, obsessive-compulsive disorder, PTSD and phobia…

Higher heart rate, blood pressure increases risk for psychiatric disorders in men

October 26, 2016
Higher resting heart rate and blood pressure were associated with increased risk for obsessive-compulsive disorder, schizophrenia and anxiety disorders in Swedish men…
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Your cognitive behavioral therapy approach may need fine-tuning

October 22, 2016
SAN ANTONIO — Clinicians learned how to develop effective treatment plans to overcome challenges presented by patients in psychiatric and mental health practices…
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Glutamate Modulators in the Treatment of Obsessive-Compulsive Disorder

Psychiatric Annals, June 2015, Volume 45 Issue 6
Established treatments for obsessive-compulsive disorder (OCD) are of benefit in approximately 3 of every 4 patients…
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Obsessive-Compulsive Disorder: June 2015

Keck School of Medicine of USC and Psychiatric Annals

Obsessive-compulsive disorder (OCD) results from brain regulatory systems gone awry; people get stuck in a loop that…
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National Prevention Week: The importance of prevention in mental health

May 15, 2017
National Prevention Week, which takes place from May 14 to 20, highlights the importance of prevention in mental health. Research has indicated…

In the Journals

D-cycloserine may improve CBT outcomes for anxiety, OCD, PTSD

January 25, 2017
Recent findings suggested short-term efficacy of D-cycloserine augmentation of cognitive behavioral therapy for anxiety, obsessive-compulsive…

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Journal of Psychosocial Nursing and Mental Health Services January 2017 CNE Activity

January 1, 2017 Expires: 12/31/2019
Topics include telephone intervention for medication adherence in outpatients with schizophrenia spectrum disorders, improving outcomes in…

This activity is co-provided by Villanova University College of Nursing and SLACK Incorporated.

Case Challenge

A 19-Year-Old with Intrusive Loops of Music in His Mind

Psychiatric Annals, December 2016, Volume 46 Issue 12
A 19-year-old student presented to the student health center with complaints of music that had been recurring in his mind for the past 3 years. He…

Guest Editorial

Neuromodulation in Neuropsychiatric Disorders

Psychiatric Annals, November 2016, Volume 46 Issue 11
Neuropsychiatric disorders are significant public health problems. These disorders, including major depressive disorder (MDD), obsessive-compulsive…

Editorial

Neuromodulation Is Gaining Momentum

Psychiatric Annals, November 2016, Volume 46 Issue 11
This issue of Psychiatric Annals, guest edited by Dr. Khurshid A. Khurshid, focuses on which neuromodulation models can be used effectively to treat…

CME Article

Transcranial Direct Current Stimulation Use in the Treatment of Neuropsychiatric Disorders: A Brief Review

Psychiatric Annals, November 2016, Volume 46 Issue 11
Transcranial direct current stimulation (tDCS) is a noninvasive brain stimulation technique that has grown in popularity over the past two decades as…

CME Article

Update on Transcranial Magnetic Stimulation for Depression and Other Neuropsychiatric Illnesses

Psychiatric Annals, November 2016, Volume 46 Issue 11
This article has been amended to include factual corrections. To read the erratum, click here. The online article and its erratum are considered the…

CME Article

Overview of the Current Use of Deep Brain Stimulation in Psychiatric Disorders

Psychiatric Annals, November 2016, Volume 46 Issue 11
Stemming from its use in movement disorders, deep brain stimulation (DBS) has emerged as an experimental therapy for treatment-resistant cases of…

Case Challenge

Odd Behaviors and Beliefs in a 14-Year-Old Boy Who Was Sexually Abused and Physically Taunted

Psychiatric Annals, November 2016, Volume 46 Issue 11
A 14-year-old boy presented with his mother who expressed concerns about odd sounds the boy was making as well as his failure to progress in school…

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