Though multiple medications have been developed for the treatment of patients with borderline personality disorder (BPD), none has yet gained formal approval.
Patients with both insomnia and depression saw improvement in symptoms of both disorders after being treated with cognitive-behavioral therapy for insomnia.
A new study from the National Institute of Mental Health supports the shift from DSM-IV to DSM-5 regarding the age-of-onset criterion for ADHD.
A new manual that updates the classification of sleep disorders rethinks the concept of insomnia and addresses a range of comorbid psychiatric illnesses as well as the effects of psychiatric drugs on sleep.
Stigma remains one of the largest deterrents keeping people from accessing needed mental health care, and the problem is especially acute among minority populations.
The APA Board of Trustees examines factors that are poised to change the way many psychiatrists practice their specialty.
ABPN is providing $100,000 fellowships to educators in psychiatry and neurology who develop innovative programs to promote learning across the professional life span.
When it comes to exciting the palate, few cities can rival San Francisco, and a local psychiatrist offers a sampling of dining spots to help you plan your tasting menu while at the IPS this fall.
Inpatient, outpatient, and partial hospitalization use all show recent growth, while treatment in residential facilities appears to be declining.
Psychiatrists practicing in rural areas will need a complex understanding of military-related issues to treat a growing number of Iraq and Afghanistan war veterans returning to those areas.
Reduced costs, better quality, improved outcomes, and lots of collaboration make telepsychiatry work in rural Idaho.
The stakes involved in the cases are enormous, with millions of people enrolled in non-state-established health exchanges whose premiums are made more affordable because of federal subsidies.
Urgent reform is needed to improve the state of mental health care for U.S. military veterans, say families who have lost loved ones to suicide and blame the VA for not providing adequate and timely care.
A new report details programs related to health care access, research, threat detection and response, and the health care workforce that are facing steep funding reductions as a consequence of sequestration of federal funds.
With deaths related to drug overdose now surpassing the number of deaths associated with traffic crashes and homicides, the White House describes an updated drug-abuse strategy.
A cultural consultation service in Montreal opens new doors to mental health treatment for patients.
An extensive new review spotlights the struggles and societal burden associated with depression, especially when it is resistant to treatment.
Key to success in a California case was participation of a cosponsor of the state law, who testified that the parity law was intended to be expansive.