Psychiatry is a branch of medicine that deals with the study, diagnosis, treatment, and prevention of mental disorders.

Category : Psychiatry

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Soldier had PTSD before death, court told

The wife of an Australian Defence Force soldier who later killed himself says she repeatedly told the army about his violence towards her and excessive alcohol consumption but he was still deployed to combat operations.Joanna Turner gave evidence of...

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JAMA Psychiatry

Regulatory barriers to conducting placebo-controlled studies of cann...abis leave clinicians and patients with little guidance. Exempting scientists from cannabis's Schedule I status is an expeditious solution to bridge the gap between evidence and p...

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Beverly Schmidmayr

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Mental health

World Mental Health Day was recently observed all over the world, including Pakistan, on October 10. Quite a few professionals published interesting, informative articles in newspapers. Pakistan is no longer a 'backward' country and these days...

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Working population records rise in stress

Ahmedabad: Abhinav Sharma (name changed), 40, a mid-level executive in a city-based firm, consulted a psychiatrist when he realized that he was getting angry at every small thing that annoyed him. The consultation revealed that it was a cocktail of i...

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Bradford Martins < Psychiatry

As a predoctoral candidate, my dissertation research focused on the functional neural circuitry underlying dual-diagnosis substance use disorders (SUD) with other psychiatric disorders – primarily depression and PTSD. I used resting-state and task fM...