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This article reviews end-of-life decision making by providing the information on associated legal decisions as well as a personal account of what is involved in making the final decision.

In this CME article, the focus is on persons with a formally recognized recurrent wintertime mood disorder that rises to such a level that it merits a diagnostic title and clinical intervention.

Psychosis is one of the key dimensions of schizophrenia, bipolar disorder, and psychotic depression. Clinicians are familiar with patients whose psychosis improves dramatically with antipsychotic treatment; however, these patients may be left with cognitive impairment, negative mood symptoms, or suicidal symptoms, as well as impaired work and social functioning.

If you're trying to boost staff efficiency, you first need to know what to measure — and how.

New findings provide powerful evidence that inhibition of inflammation or its downstream effects on mood may open up a host of new approaches to treatment for depression, especially for patients with treatment resistant depression.

Here's how to ensure you're getting top efficiency from the medical office staff that you currently have.

Alzheimer disease (AD) poses a public health risk of epidemic proportions worldwide. Its prevalence is increasing rapidly because of the rising number of elderly persons in the population and the absence of truly effective therapies. This article explains the rationale and evidence for 2 novel treatments of AD: a reformulated Mediterranean diet and an antidiabetic agent, liraglutide, marketed as Victoza.

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