Clinical Psychiatry News

Clinical Psychiatry News is a monthly medical and psychiatry tabloid published since 1973 by the International Medical News Group. Subjects for Clinical Psychiatry News include psychology and psychiatry. The executive editor is Denise Fulton, and Gina Henderson is a senior editor.

Articles from Vol. 47, No. 10, October

Addressing Suicidality among Indigenous Women, Girls: Historical Trauma and Current Social Factors Contribute to Depression, PTSD, Anxiety Disorders
The history of abuse and genocide has its precursors in antiquity. A brief sketch of this history will provide some insights into the impact of intergenerational trauma and a rationale for the crisis of missing and murdered Indigenous women and girls...
AT-RISK RURAL YOUTH: Antisuicide Program Leverages Strengths
As youth suicides continue to climb nationwide, a growing body of research shows that the deaths are happening at higher rates in rural communities. In 2017, suicides reached their highest point since 2000, a trend driven by a sharp rise in male suicides...
Baltimore's Pilot Project in Outpatient Civil Commitment
No topic is quite so controversial in psychiatry as outpatient civil commitment. We all value the right to make our own medical decisions, perhaps even more so when it comes to issues of mental health. The concern, however, is that some patients lack...
CBD for Sleep and Anxiety-A Brief Evidence Review
Grace is a 15-year-old girl in the 10th grade whom you have been treating for anxiety. Family history also is notable for her father's having an anxiety disorder. She has been taking an SSRI and is engaged in therapy, which has resulted in some improvement...
Esketamine Nasal Spray May Get Expanded Indication
REPORTING FROM ECNP2019 COPENHAGEN -- Esketamine nasal spray achieved rapid reduction of major depressive disorder symptoms in patients at imminent risk for suicide in a pair of pivotal phase 3 clinical trials known as ASPIRE-1 and ASPIRE-2, Carla M....
Happiness in My Solo Practice
I don't want to rule the world. Some doctors do, albeit in a non-Attila-the-Hun sort of way. They want to have offices on every street corner, in every suburb of a given city, sometimes more than one city. Like the Starbucks of medicine. That's not me....
Latest Suicide Prevention Research Cites Roles for Clinicians
FROM A SCIENCE TALKS WEBINAR Adolescent suicides can be prevented, and clinicians have a key role to play, Joan Asarnow, PhD, said in a webinar presented on World Suicide Prevention Day, Sept. 10, 2019, to raise awareness of the latest research in suicide...
New Study Confirms Rise in U.S. Suicide Rates, Particularly in Rural Areas
FROM JAMA NETWORK OPEN SUICIDE RATES in the United States climbed from 1999 to 2016, a new cross-sectional study found, and the increases were highest in rural areas. "These findings are consistent with previous studies demonstrating higher and more...
SIMCODE: Early Trial Evidence Shows Statins May Have Role in Treating MDD
REPORTING FROM ECNP 2019 COPENHAGEN -- The tantalizing prospect that statins could be repurposed as adjunctive antidepressant drugs in a defined subgroup of patients with major depressive disorder is finally about to undergo rigorous testing. Several...
Virtual Dark Therapy Tames Manic Episodes
REPORTING FROM ECNP 2019 COPENHAGEN -- Bright light therapy is a well-established, guideline-recommended treatment for seasonal affective disorder, and many people prone to depression keep a light box at home. But are you ready to embrace the dark side--that...
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