Mental Health and Psychiatric Nursing

Mental Health and Psychiatric Nursing News

  • PUFAs for Anxiety: The Evidence to Date For patients with anxiety unresponsive to antidepressants or psychotherapy, omega-3 polyunsaturated fatty acids (PUFAs) may be a promising alternative, research suggests.
  • Seizure Cycles May Follow Circadian Rhythms Epileptic seizures often follow a circadian rhythm, which may eventually help guide therapy, researchers say.

Mental Health and Psychiatric Nursing Perspective

  • How to 'Brand' Psychiatry Today   Dr Stephen Strakowski urges psychiatrists to 'take on leadership roles to make our specialty visible and make it clear that we are part of the continuum of healthcare.'
  • When Patients Demand Unnecessary Medical Tests A neurologist and a bioethicist discuss how to approach patients asking for 'unnecessary' tests and procedures.