Take the Tourette Test
Find out what you know about a common neuropsychiatric disorder by taking this quick 8-question quiz.
Less Than One Third of Depressed Adults Receive Treatment
Paradox: a new study finds that despite wide us of antidepressants in the US, many who need treatment do not get it while others are overtreated.
Antihypertensives Affect Risk of Hospitalization for Depression
A new study found that commonly prescribed antihypertension drugs affect mood disorders--either positively or negatively.
Politics Govern Treatment and More Medical News
Do doctors’ politics affect treatment decisions on, for example, drug use, firearms, and sexual behavior? Do yours?
What’s New in Perinatal Psychopharmacology?
To treat or not to treat? The risks and benefits of perinatal treatment for mental illness should be understood by all primary care clinicians.
Behavioral Care Integrated into Primary Care
Collaborative care operationalizes chronic care model principles to improve access to evidence-based treatments.
Coping with Advanced Diabetic Retinopathy Leads to Depression
Authors of a new study note that a simple self-report question about mental health history in patients with ADR may lead to important intervention.
Another SSRI Fails to Improve Heart Failure Outcomes
Results of the MOOD-HF trial join those of 2 others that looked to boost mood and survival in patients with heart disease.
Smartphone App Helps Assess Depressed Moods
A mobile app that lets patients record feelings and monitors engagement and activity may help assess and treat depression.
Primary Care Not Well Equipped to Manage Depression
Depression requires the same time and attention given to other chronic diseases, but few primary care practices are equipped to deliver.