Special Issue Article

Psychiatric and Behavioral Causes of Altered Mental Status

Pediatric Annals, May 2019, Volume 48 Issue 5
Altered mental status is a common chief complaint in the emergency department. The differential diagnosis is vast and the laboratory testing can vary…

In the Journals

Haloperidol plus lorazepam best treatment for delirium

February 27, 2019
Results from a large network meta-analysis found that haloperidol plus lorazepam appears to be the best treatment — and ramelteon the best…

Case Report

PTSD, Epilepsy, or Psychogenic Seizures?

Psychiatric Annals, October 2018, Volume 48 Issue 10
The patient was a 62-year-old male veteran who was seen in the geriatric psychiatry outpatient clinic with the chief complaint of progressive…

Meeting News

What to look forward to at Psych Congress

September 14, 2017
The 30th annual Psych Congress will take place in New Orleans from Saturday, Sept. 16 through Tuesday, Sept. 19. As Psych Congress approaches…

CME Article

Somatic Symptom and Related Disorders

Psychiatric Annals, April 2017, Volume 47 Issue 4
Somatic symptom and other related disorders are chronic and difficult psychiatric presentations for providers to assess, diagnose, and treat and are…

CME Article

Delirium and Dementia: Bedside Assessment of Confusional States

Psychiatric Annals, April 2017, Volume 47 Issue 4
Inpatient assessments evaluating the possible diagnoses of delirium or dementia often involve a team approach and can be considered complex…

Psych Congress will highlight comprehensive care, mental wellness

September 12, 2016
The upcoming U.S. Psychiatric and Mental Health Congress Conference will fulfill this year’s theme of “mental wellness” through a…

Meeting News CoverageVideo

VIDEO: Tips for medical residents managing suicidality in borderline personality disorder

May 19, 2016
ATLANTA — Marianne Goodman, MD, of Icahn School of Medicine at Mount Sinai and the James J. Peters VA Medical Center, discusses a workshop she…

In the Journals

Symptom remission, recurrence common in borderline personality disorder

February 29, 2016
Remission and recurrence of borderline personality disorder symptoms were common, though acute symptoms, such as self-mutilation and help-seeking…

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Executive dysfunction occurs in most psychiatric disorders among youth

February 11, 2016
Recent findings indicated overall psychopathology was associated with both abnormal patterns of activation and failure to activate executive regions…

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Abnormal neural responses may explain social behavior in schizotypal personality disorder

January 22, 2016
Individuals with schizotypal personality disorder exhibited increased activation in brain regions related to reward and decision making when viewing…

In the Journals

Research confirms emotional dysregulation behind borderline personality disorder

January 19, 2016
Recent findings showed dysfunctional dorsolateral prefrontal and limbic brain regions are a significant feature of borderline personality disorder…

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Research identifies modifiers of psychosis in Alzheimer's disease

January 5, 2016
Recent findings suggest that Lewy body dementia pathology and cerebrovascular disease are significant modifiers of psychosis in Alzheimer’s…

Top 10 psychiatry news stories of 2015

December 31, 2015
As the year comes to a close, Healio.com/Psychiatry revisited our most popular psychiatry coverage of 2015. This includes research on…

In the Journals

Schema therapy cost-effective for personality disorders

November 19, 2015
Recent findings indicate cost-effectiveness of schema therapy, but not clarification-oriented psychotherapy, for personality disorders. To compare…

In the Journals

Research identifies biomarkers of suicide across psychiatric disorders

August 19, 2015
Researchers identified biomarkers of suicidal ideation across multiple psychiatric disorders and developed an application to help clinicians…

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Inferential confusion, dissociation predict OCD symptoms

August 18, 2015
Inferential confusion and dissociation were predictors of symptoms of obsessive-compulsive disorder, according to study findings in the Journal of

In the Journals

Psychological disorders increase risk for hospital readmission in patients with COPD

August 5, 2015
Psychological disorders such as depression and anxiety appeared associated with higher 30-day hospital readmission rates in Medicare beneficiaries…

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Delirium common in patients during beginning of mechanical ventilation weaning

July 23, 2015
More than half of the participants in a randomized, controlled trial experienced delirium at the start of mechanical ventilation weaning, according…

In the Journals

Children with psychiatric problems more likely to have dysfunctional adulthood

July 15, 2015
Individuals with psychiatric problems in childhood were more likely to have problems functioning in adulthood, according to study findings in JAMA

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