An appeals court rules that Florida’s effort to bar gun discussions between physicians and patients is a “legitimate regulation” of medical practice.
The Institute of Medicine’s report on restructuring financing for graduate medical education elicits strong feedback from organized medicine.
A new law responding to the VA’s well-publicized health care crisis includes provisions to enhance the agency’s general medical and mental health workforces.
Formal training of primary care physicians to manage mild to moderate mental health problems has been a missing link in collaborative care programs.
Elevated methylation of a stress response gene is identified in the blood of people manifesting suicidal behaviors and could be involved in suicide etiology.
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.