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Psychiatry (INACTIVE)

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  • Psychiatrists change their recommendations for depression's treatment

    The American Psychiatric Assn., which labored to bring forth a revision of psychiatry’s “Bible” earlier this year, has just released a more modest opus likely to generate much discussion among mental health professionals. With the...
  • The food-mood connection

    The food-mood connection
    You've heard the claims: Chocolate evokes that loving feeling. Eating fish makes you smarter. Pure carbs calm you down. If you are what you eat, as they say, then it certainly stands to reason that food can influence mood and brain power. The theory...
  • In Practice: The risk of a cry unheeded

    In Practice: The risk of a cry unheeded
    Mike didn't talk much. After all, I was a stranger, another one of the guardians in a white coat that kept him imprisoned in the locked ward of St. Elizabeths Hospital in Washington, D.C. The hospital needed a medical resident to do basic physicals on...
  • Brain shrinkage seen in those taking antipsychotic medications

    A new study finds that one the fastest-growing classes of prescription drugs in the United States is linked to shrinkage in the brains of those who take it, raising some new questions about the widening use of antipsychotic medications.       Over a...
  • Study identifies genes linked to post-traumatic stress disorder

    Study identifies genes linked to post-traumatic stress disorder
    Just before noon on a December morning in 1988, a magnitude 6.8 earthquake shook over 40% of the territory of Armenia, centered in the northern city of Spitak. The temblor leveled entire towns and cities, killed an estimated 25,000 Armenians — two-...
  • Stress in trauma's wake: Genes play a major role

    Stress in trauma's wake: Genes play a major role
    Ten years after terrorists hijacked four American jetliners and killed nearly 3,000 people, there's growing evidence that people with a previous history of depression, or who have been traumatized before, are far more vulnerable to developing post-...
  • Lesser-known artists are poised for a breakthrough

    Lesser-known artists are poised for a breakthrough
    Nobody thought a 12-sided geometric painting by a little-known artist could top a Hockney. The painting, "Vector," has languished in storage for at least 30 years. The painter, Ron Davis, has been living off the grid near Taos, N.M., for almost as long....
  • Lanvin's dreamy realist

    Lanvin's dreamy realist
    In just 10 years, Alber Elbaz has succeeded in waking the sleeping beauty that was the French fashion house of Lanvin, giving it a modern identity and a must-have status. His particular brand of imperfect glamour — fraying lace edges, exposed...
  • Supplements for depression: What the research reveals

    Supplements for depression: What the research reveals
    Struggling with the black dog of depression? The supplement aisle abounds with options for people seeking a non-medicinal remedy — but figuring out what works and what doesn't can be a challenge for consumers and experts alike. That's because...
  • Book review: 'The Psychopath Test' by Jon Ronson

    Book review: 'The Psychopath Test' by Jon Ronson
    Jon Ronson is fascinated by people who are bonkers. And insane people who appear to be normal, and ostensibly sane people doing crazy things. The British journalist's book "The Men Who Stare at Goats" — about a secret U.S. military wing that hoped...
  • Elizabeth Smart's abductor guilty of kidnapping, rape

    Elizabeth Smart's abductor guilty of kidnapping, rape
    Eight years ago she was a symbol of stolen innocence, snatched from her bedroom at age 14, chained up and raped for nine months before being rescued. On Friday, Elizabeth Smart, now 23, symbolized something else in a federal courtroom in Salt Lake City...