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Mental Health and HIV/AIDS
An overview of the interface between HIV/AIDS infection and mental illness.
Severe Mental Illness on the Decline in Youngsters--An 'Unexpected' Finding
Rates of severe mental illness in children and adolescents have dropped 16% since 1996, according to a new study. The lead author explains possible reasons for this surprising finding and concludes: "We're moving in the right direction!"
Stroke Rounds: Depression Doubles Stroke Risk After 50
New research suggests that depression and stroke share common cumulative etiologic mechanisms.
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.
Severe Mental Illness Means Dying Young
The merging of primary psychiatric care with primary medical care is urgently needed. Here’s why.
Suicidal Ideation With Multiple Sclerosis: Predictors Are ID’d
This study identified that suicidal thoughts are common and several potentially modifiable factors may be useful for prevention.
Disability Harms Mental Health in Multiple Sclerosis
This study found a positive relationship between physical disability and anxiety and depression, pointing to a need for routine evaluation.
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
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