5 01, 2021

IN PRESS, V51, N2, 2021

By |2021-01-05T10:43:53-08:00January 5th, 2021|Articles in Press, Brief Bulletins from the Field|0 Comments

 ORIGINAL RESEARCH Development of a Patient-Centered Software System to Facilitate Effective Management of Bipolar Disorder By Charles L. Bowden, Richard Priesmeyer, Mauricio Tohen, Vivek Singh, Joseph R. Calabrese, Terry Ketter, Andrew Nierenberg, Michael E. Thase, Gregg Siegel, Leslie H. Siegel, Jim Mintz, Rif S. El-Mallakh, Susan L. McElroy, Melissa Martinez [...]

2 12, 2020

IN PRESS: 2021 Black Book of Psychotropic Dosing and Monitoring, By Charles DeBattista, Alan F. Schatzberg

By |2020-12-02T08:26:16-08:00December 2nd, 2020|Articles in Press, Brief Bulletins from the Field, We Know Psychiatry|0 Comments

IntroductIon Psychotropics continue to be among the most commonly prescribed medications in clinical practice. There are over 380 million outpatient psychotropic prescriptions in the US every year Greenblatt et al. (2018). The majority of these prescriptions are for antidepressants (58%) followed by anxiolytics (22%), hypnotics (14%) and antipsychotics (5%). Since [...]

20 10, 2020

Suicide Prevention in the COVID-19 Era Transforming Threat Into Opportunity

By |2020-10-20T09:07:02-07:00October 20th, 2020|Brief Bulletins from the Field, We Know Psychiatry|0 Comments

From: JAMA Psychiatry. Published online October 16, 2020. doi:10.1001/jamapsychiatry.2020.3746 By Christine Moutier, MD Introduction International and US experts on suicide have expressed concerns about the potential the coronavirus disease 2019 (COVID-19) pandemic has to increase the risk of suicide through its effects on a number of well-established suicide risk factors.1,2 Suicide surveillance [...]

6 08, 2020

CBD Can Improve Mental and Physical Health

By |2020-10-02T11:42:02-07:00August 6th, 2020|Brief Bulletins from the Field, Featured|3 Comments

With a vast range of medical and therapeutic benefits, CBD, or cannabidiol, is a derivative of the hemp plant. Researches have supported the claims that CBD may be a potential natural alternative to several traditional medicines. Consequently, CBD has become an ever-increasing industry. From pain-relieving balms to skin serums and [...]