Two experts speak about how apps address different needs and use different technologies, but taken together, they shed light on the manifold ways that apps can be used for depression management in clinical practice.
All articles by Batya Swift Yasgur MA, LSW
Psychiatrists and other mental health professionals are increasingly being asked to write letters certifying patients’ and clients’ animals as emotional support animals.
The researchers conducted 1103 surveys, encompassing 464 US physicians.
First impressions are an important part of the patient-physician relationship, because they can affect the quality of the relationship well beyond the initial encounter.
The issue of aging physicians poses serious challenges to the medical profession, with concerns that judgment or skills might decline with age.
A 2013 Pew Research Center and Internet Life Project report found that 59% of US adults said that they turned to the Internet regarding a health problem during the past year.
To shed light on this re-emerging phenomenon of physician house calls, MPR interviewed three experts.
When combined with other serotonergic agents, selective serotonin reuptake inhibitors can lead to a potentially fatal condition called serotonin syndrome, the incidence of which is likely underestimated.
Kognito, a health simulation company, is applying its simulation technology to patient education, to address a gap in patient knowledge.
Cognitive behavioral therapy (CBT) may indirectly improve fibromyalgia symptoms by improving sleep.
As part of an industry effort to reduce wasteful practices that contribute to healthcare costs, the American Academy of Neurology published its recommendations, code-named “Choose Wisely.”
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