MENTAL HEALTH

November 17, 2016

Treatment of Parkinson’s Disease Psychosis

Delusions and hallucinations in patients with Parkinson’s disease constitute a condition known as Parkinson’s disease psychosis.
November 17, 2016

Acute Opioid Withdrawal: Identification and Treatment Strategies

Abrupt discontinuation of opioids can result in acute opioid withdrawal.
November 17, 2016

Venlafaxine Hydrochloride 15 mg/mL

The oral suspension formulation has been used in the treatment of major depressive disorder, anxiety, and panic disorder.

November 17, 2016

Specialized Treatments at Mental-Health Facilities

According to the 2012 National Mental Health Services Survey, 13,632 mental-health treatment facilities offered services in more than one type of setting (e.g., inpatient, residential, outpatient).
November 17, 2016

SSRIs

These agents are the most frequently prescribed antidepressants; many are also approved for anxiety disorders.

November 17, 2016

Management of Bipolar Disorder

Bipolar disorder is a chronic illness that causes periodic shifts in mood through episodes of dysthymia, depression, hypomania, and mania.
November 17, 2016

The Bidirectional Relationship Between Depression & Diabetes

Research suggests a bidirectional relationship between depression and diabetes.
November 17, 2016

Barriers to Counseling Patients With Mental Health Disorders

A range of obstacles may deter pharmacists from counseling patients with mental illness.