Tag: Psychiatry

Shared Genes Found Link to Five Mental Health Illnesses

Two years ago, Howard LeWine, MD, Chief Medical Editor, International Publishing, Harvard University Health Publications posted a blog in which he described that five seemingly different mental health disorders—major depression, bipolar disorder, schizophrenia, autism, and attention-deficit hyperactivity disorder—were discovered to

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CAUTION: Over-The-Counter “Herbal Supplements” Could Trigger Psychosis

Some ingredients found in “Herbal Supplements” and/or over the counter (as well as prescription) medications can trigger psychosis.  Although psychosis usually occurs with chronic use of these drugs or in very high doses, Ephedra-Free doesn’t equate to lack of ephedra-related psychiatric disorders.  Herbal

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An Effective Augmentation Therapy in Pediatric OCD

by Robert L. Findling, MD Hello. My name is Dr. Robert Findling. I am the Director of the Division of Child and Adolescent Psychiatry at University Hospitals Case Medical Center and Professor of Psychiatry and Pediatrics at Case Western Reserve University. Today

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