PSYCHIATRY

Feb 20, 2019

A study aimed to determine the predictors of burnout syndrome amongst medical students in Cameroon. 413 medical students were recruited consecutively after sampling three of the five medical…

Feb 20, 2019

A large clinical study shows that treating ICU patients with haloperidol or ziprasidone is no more effective than placebo at reducing the duration of delirium. The study, published in the New…

Feb 15, 2019

This case highlights psychosis arising as a possible adverse effect of isoniazid and the importance of remaining vigilant when antituberculous therapy is started. It was administered in a 21 year…

Feb 14, 2019

Jordan W. Smoller, MD, ScD, director of the Psychiatric and Neurodevelopmental Genetics Unit at Massachusetts General Hospital, discusses his research efforts to leverage large-scale data sets …

Feb 13, 2019

The FDA board, by a vote of 14-2, with one abstention, agreed on Feb. 12 that the benefits outweigh the risks of esketamine for treatment-resistant depression. Intranasal esketamine will be…

Feb 13, 2019

The Diagnostic and Statistical Manual of Mental Disorders (DSM–5) is the product of more than 10 years of effort by hundreds of international experts in all aspects of mental health. Their…

Feb 12, 2019

Research revealed that after controlling for familial confounders, reduced fetal growth was associated with a small but significant increase in the general factor of psychopathology and a moderate…

Feb 11, 2019

A Washington University sleep research study seeks adults, 65 years or older, to identify sleep and brain wave markers of Alzheimer’s disease before any memory problems occur.