How to prevent misuse of psychotropics among college students
Minimize misuse through counseling and identifying students at risk More
What do >700 letters to a mass murderer tell us about the people who wrote them?
New study suggests management recommendations for patients who are drawn to a violent person More
Managing first-episode psychosis: Rationale and evidence for nonstandard first-line treatments for schizophrenia
Consider long-acting injectable antipsychotics; use clozapine as second- or third-line therapy only. Second of 2 parts. More
Reducing medical comorbidity and mortality in severe mental illness
Collaboration with primary and preventive care could improve outcomes More
What stalking victims need to restore their mental and somatic health
Victims’ mood, anxiety, and posttraumatic stress symptoms require prompt care More
Fatigue after depression responds to therapy. What are the next steps?
A sufficient base of evidence is often lacking to guide pharmacotherapy for fatigue More
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Evidence-Based Reviews

Melissa Tai, PharmD, Michael I. Casher, MD, et al
Minimize misuse through counseling and identifying students at risk... More »
 

Evidence-Based Reviews

R. Scott Johnson, MD, JD, LLM, David P. Graham, MD, MS, et al
New study suggests management recommendations for patients who are drawn to a violent person... More »
 

Evidence-Based Reviews

Kristen N. Gardner, PharmD, and Henry A. Nasrallah, MD
Consider long-acting injectable antipsychotics; use clozapine as second- or third-line therapy only. Second of 2 parts.... More »
 
Glen L. Xiong, MD
Glen L. Xiong, MD, explains how preventive medical care can help reduce mortality rates.... More »
 
Brian O’ Donoghue, MD
Brian O’ Donoghue, MD, emphasizes the importance of early diagnosis and treatment of first-episode psychosis. Also, he discusses on how to create, develop, and run community health clinics for people age 15 to 24 who are experiencing psychosis. Li... More »
 

Out of the Pipeline

Out of the Pipeline

Liraglutide (rDNA origin) injection, approved by the FDA in 2010 for managing type 2 diabetes mellitus (T2DM), has a new formulation and indication for treating obesity in adults as an adjunct to a reduced-calorie diet and increased physical act... More »
 

Cases that Test Your Skills

Shephali Sharma, MD, and Julie Alonso-Katzowitz, MD
Ms. A, age 13, faints after not eating or drinking for 3 days because she fears getting ‘bigger.’ She has poor recall, difficulty concentrating, and psychomotor retardation. How would you proceed?... More »
 

From the Editor

Henry A. Nasrallah, MD
Editor-in-Chief Henry A. Nasrallah, MD, offers a next-step guide to treating dopamineantagonist-resistant schizophrenia patients who then fail a trial of clozapine.... More »
 

Pearls

William Jangro, DO, and Robin Hanson, DO
Methadone maintenance therapy is widely used for helping patients recover from an opioid use disor­der. When these patients develop an acute medical problem that requires hospital­ization, there often is confusion among providers regarding methadon... More »
 

Pearls

Richard Rosse, MD
Mindfulness has become an impor­tant supportive psychotherapeutic intervention for a variety of psychi­atric conditions,1-3 regardless of what other modalities the psychiatrist employs (eg, phar­macotherapy, other psychotherapeutic inter­ventions... More »
 

Pearls

Patrice Kubik
Asenapine an atypical antipsychotic sold under the brand name Saphris, was granted a second, pediatric indi­cation by the FDA in March 2015 as mono­therapy for acute treatment of manic or mixed episodes of bipolar I disorder in chil­dren and adole... More »
 

CME

Bipolar disorder is characterized by the cyclical occurrence of elevated (manic or hypomanic) and depressed mood states. The illness, which includes the bipolar I and bipolar II subtypes, exacts a heavy toll in terms of quality of life... More »