Historic Day or a Missed Opportunity in Mental Health Care?
HR 2646 could be a mental health care game changer, but only if its many consequential elements are retained by the Senate, says Dr Lieberman.
Can Childhood Intervention Prevent Adult Psychopathology?
Dr Robert Findling discusses a recent study looking at whether early intervention improves psychopathologic outcomes in children with conduct problems.
Opioid Agonist Treatment for the Opioid-Dependent Person: Where's the Data?
Dr Peter Yellowlees discusses opioid agonist treatment for pharmaceutical opioid-dependent people.
Known Unknowns: Science, Scientism, and Psychiatry
Dr Ronald Pies argues for the crucial role of interpretation in psychiatry and other medical fields, and the temporary nature of objective truth.
Should Antidepressants Ever Be Used in Bipolar Disorder?
Dr Fleischhacker discusses recent study findings that underscore important cautions and best practices regarding the use of antidepressants in bipolar disorder.
Dr Derick Vergne discusses the pathophysiology and treatment of apathetic states.
HPV Vaccines Work, So Why Aren't Doctors Recommending Them?
Many women die each year from preventable cervical cancer, yet doctors aren't urging their younger patients to get vaccinated--possibly to avoid awkward discussions about STDs, an ethicist says.
Three Grand Books: Genetics, Life and Death, and Humankind
Eric Topol summarizes three important, recently published books that focus on topics relevant to physicians and medical students.
Eric J. Topol, MD
Director, Scripps Translational Science Institute; Chief Academic Officer, Scripps Health; Professor of Genomics, The Scripps Research Institute; Senior Consultant, Division of Cardiovascular Diseases, Scripps Clinic, La Jolla, California; Editor-in-Chief, Medscape