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Prevalence of Different Types of Anxiety 1/21/2015

The National Institutes of Health reports that 61.5 million (1 in 4) U.S. adults have been diagnosed with a mental-health disorder.

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Self-help techniques may provide some relief from symptoms such as shaking.



Carpal Tunnel Syndrome: A Compressive Neuropathy

Caused by repetitive pressure on the median nerve, this is a leading cause of work-related disability.



Management of Chemotherapy-Induced Peripheral Neuropathy

Up to 40% of patients undergoing chemotherapy with multiple agents experience nerve damage.



Examining Nonprescription Options for Heartburn

Various antacids and acid reducers are available to treat this common GI ailment.



Drug-Induced Urinary Incontinence

A number of medications have been proposed as possible causes of drug-induced urinary incontinence, including alpha1-adrenoceptor antagonists, antipsychotics, benzodiazepines, antidepressants, and hormone replacement therapy.

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Generalized Anxiety Disorder 11/17/2014

If left untreated, this extreme worry can eventually interfere with the ability to carry out everyday activities.



Overview and Management of Anxiety Disorders 11/17/2014

Treatment options include lifestyle modifications, psychotherapy, and pharmacotherapy.



Psychopathy: A Review for the Pharmacist 11/17/2014

Psychopathy is a serious personality disorder that can have significant negative effects both on individuals and on society.

Treatment of Alcohol Withdrawal Syndrome 11/17/2014

Depending upon the severity of symptoms, patients may be treated in the inpatient or outpatient setting.



Link Between Prenatal Antidepressant Exposure and Autism Questioned 9/17/2014



DSM-5: Potential Impact of Key Changes on Pharmacy Practice 11/15/2013

Published by the American Psychiatric Association in May 2013, this clinical resource is a guide for practitioners in establishing diagnoses, requesting reimbursement, and—for researchers—investigating and evaluating statistical health outcomes.

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Hoarding Disorder 11/15/2013

This disorder is a serious psychological problem that has recently been recognized as a treatable condition.

Mental Disorders Among Children 11/15/2013

Annually, according to CDC data, 13% to 20% of children aged 12 to 17 years develop a mental disorder.

Pediatric OCD Associated With Streptococcal Infections 11/15/2013

There is a clear relationship between infection and neuropsychiatric symptom exacerbation.



Treatment of Depression in Patients on Anticoagulation Therapy: Antidepressant-Warfarin Drug Interactions 11/15/2013

Concomitant use of these drugs may exacerbate bleeding risk.



Eating Disorders: The Weight of Food 9/18/2013

Anorexia nervosa, bulimia nervosa, and binge eating disorder are the most common types.

DSM-5 Released Amid Controversy 6/21/2013



Antipsychotic-Induced Diabetes Mellitus 11/20/2012

Metabolic consequences of antipsychotic use include weight gain, hyperglycemia, and dyslipidemia.

Psychiatric Drug-Drug Interactions: A Refresher 11/20/2012

Combination therapy with psychotropics makes adverse drug reactions more likely.

Schizophrenia: Managing Symptoms With Antipsychotics 11/20/2012

The choice of agent depends upon individual preference, prior treatment response, side-effect profiles, and patient medical history.

Bipolar II Disorder in Adults: A Review of Management Options 11/16/2011

Patients generally present with major depression and at least one hypomanic episode. 



Labeling Guidelines for Antipsychotics During Pregnancy 11/16/2011

The labeling for all antipsychotics will be updated to include an enhanced pregnancy section. 

Pharmacotherapy of Major Depressive Disorder 11/16/2011

Antidepressants can help treat prolonged depressed mood and anhedonia. 

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Schizophrenia 11/16/2011

This serious, chronic mental disease affects a person’s mood, understanding of reality, and ability to think clearly.

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