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.
How to Grow a Happy Doctor
Clinician mental health advocate Pamela Wible, MD, has drafted The 10 Commandments for Medical Educators. Your comments welcomed.
Video: When Ovine Computation Fails to Induce Sleep
When counting sheep fails as first line therapy, what measures can you recommend to help your patient get some sleep?
Video: Rx for Depressed Patients—What Factors to Consider?
Psychiatrist Sidney Zisook, MD—a guest speaker at the recent American College of Physicians meeting in San Diego
Top 10 Reasons Why Patients Come to Primary Care
What brings patients to your office—and not the specialty office down the street? Insights in this slideshow.
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