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Factors That Predispose Patients to Treatment-Resistant Depression
What to do once treatment-resistant depression is established based on risk factors and exclusion of other conditions? Insights here—and a treatment algorithm.
Management of Treatment-Refractory Schizophrenia
Because cognitive and negative symptoms have the greatest impact on overall recovery, interdisciplinary strategies that target these symptoms are necessary. This article offers details.
Ketamine for Treatment-Resistant Unipolar Depression: Current Evidence
The discovery that a single IV infusion of low-dose (subanesthetic) ketamine exerts rapid antidepressant effects constitutes an expansion in our understanding of the neurobiology of depression and provides new avenues for drug development.
Mandatory Reporting of Suspected Child Abuse
All psychiatrists must familiarize themselves with relevant reporting statutes and be knowledgeable about what constitutes neglect or abuse.
Adult Implications of Childhood Maltreatment
Maltreatment at an early age casts a very long shadow. Here: a look at the long-term effects of early childhood trauma.
Elder Abuse and Neglect: Appearances Can Be Deceptive
The number of persons affected by elder mistreatment and self-neglect is growing—with consequent increases in morbidity and premature mortality.
The Role of Psychiatry in Sex Offender Management
Medicine and law have a rich collaborative history in the management of persons convicted of sex offenses.
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