Tackling Alaska’s mental health service problems means confronting social and economic issues in a very big state.
The mental health workforce in rural areas may get a needed boost from programs such as one underway in New Mexico.
Sleep experts are curious about how the newly approved and unique sleep medicine will affect psychiatric patients who suffer from insomnia.
Psychiatric epidemiologists use the National Health Information Survey to track disability in children over a decade and find a sharp rise in neurodevelopmental and mental health problems.
Aversive therapy devices are sometimes used as an intervention of last resort for severe psychiatric disorders that are resistant to treatment, but opinions of clinicians are mixed on certain forms of their use.
The Institute of Medicine’s report on restructuring financing for graduate medical education elicits strong feedback from organized medicine.
Formal training of primary care physicians to manage mild to moderate mental health problems has been a missing link in collaborative care programs.
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