ITEMS IN AFP WITH KEYWORD:

Psychiatric/Psychologic

Dec 1, 2019 Issue
A Devoted Couple [Close-ups]

Life-long devotion and a mind-body mortality link between spouses.


Nov 15, 2019 Issue
Depression in Children and Adolescents: Evaluation and Treatment [Article]

Children older than 12 years should be screened for depression annually using a validated instrument. Although mild depression is often self-limited and can be managed with monitoring and support, persistent or more severe depression should be treated with psychotherapy and an antidepressant. These therapies used concurrently are more effective than either treatment alone.


Sep 1, 2019 Issue
Gastroenteritis, Borderline Personality Disorder, Nonalcoholic Steatohepatitis, COPD [AFP Clinical Answers]

Key clinical questions and their evidence-based answers directly from the journal’s content, written by and for family physicians.


Aug 15, 2019 Issue
Asthma, Back and Neck Pain, Pain During Labor, TIA, CBT for Anxiety [AFP Clinical Answers]

Key clinical questions and their evidence-based answers directly from the journal’s content, written by and for family physicians.


Aug 15, 2019 Issue
Cognitive Behavior Therapy for Postpartum Depression [FPIN's Help Desk Answers]

In women with postpartum depression, the addition of CBT reduces depressive symptoms more effectively than usual care alone (medication and other therapies), with a medium effect size at the end of the intervention and a residual small effect size six months later.


May 1, 2019 Issue
Psychological and Pharmacologic Treatments for Adults with PTSD [Implementing AHRQ Effective Health Care Reviews]

What are the benefits and harms of psychotherapies and pharmacologic agents for the treatment of adults with posttraumatic stress disorder (PTSD)?


Mar 1, 2019 Issue
Pharmacologic Treatment of Borderline Personality Disorder [FPIN's Help Desk Answers]

There is no pharmacotherapy regimen that improves the overall symptoms of borderline personality disorder. When used for six months or less, antipsychotics can improve paranoia, dissociation, mood lability, anger, and global functioning.


Jan 15, 2019 Issue
Neuropsychological Evaluations in Adults [Article]

Neuropsychologists use standardized assessment tools to determine whether cognitive decline has occurred, differentiate neurologic from psychiatric conditions, and identify neurocognitive etiologies. Find out when neuropsychological evaluations can be helpful for patients with dementia, mild cognitive impairment, traumatic brain injury, or other conditions.


Nov 1, 2018 Issue
Preventing Gun Violence: The Role of Family Physicians [Editorials]

As reviewed here, the available evidence on gun violence prevention provides some options to consider incorporating into family physicians' practices.


Sep 15, 2018 Issue
Deprescribing Antipsychotics for Behavioral and Psychological Symptoms of Dementia and Insomnia [Practice Guidelines]

As part of the Deprescribing Guidelines in the Elderly Project, a Canadian team consisting of two family physicians, one geriatric psychiatrist, two geriatricians, and four pharmacists has provided recommendations to guide physicians in deprescribing antipsychotics for behavioral and psychological symptoms of dementia and insomnia.


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