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- DSM-5 Changes: Attention Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder (ADHD)
The new Diagnostic and Statistical Manual of Mental Disorders, 5th Edition (DSM-5) has a number of changes to attention deficit hyperactivity ...
- Psychostimulants: Bringing Order out of Chaos
There are now no fewer than 14 FDA-approved psychostimulants… and counting. This does not include the many generics, the new non-stimulant Straterra ...
- Straterra: A Safer Desipramine?
The Eli Lilly reps are almost delerious about their new ADHD “miracle drug”, Straterra (atomoxetine). This is not surprising. No pharmaceutical firm has survived ...
- Adult ADHD: Is It Real?
They have been flooding into your office: grown-ups who believe that they have ADHD. Some are referred to you by their exasperated spouses ...
- Alternative Medicine Therapies for ADHD
Which complementary/alternative medicine (CAM) therapies help alleviate symptoms of ADHD? Integrative psychiatry specialist, James Lake, MD, answers a reader’s question and discusses the latest research in this Clinical Q&A.
- Top Research Findings That Can Change Clinical Practice
Psychiatrists and other clinical providers are under increasing pressure to stay current. With the fast growth of knowledge, the challenge to keep up with the ever-growing body of information is greater than ever. There is an emerging realization that, as clinical providers, we need help in sorting and evaluating the quality of information before we can apply it to clinical practice.
- ADHD and Sleep Disorders in Children
Psychiatrists are waking up to the world of sleep and behavior. Just as the biological revolution witnessed a collapse of barriers between the physical and the mental, so the boundary between sleep and wakefulness is crumbling.