ITEMS IN AFP WITH KEYWORD:

Psychiatric/Psychologic

Jul 1, 2020 Issue
A Primary Care Approach to Adverse Childhood Experiences [Curbside Consultation]

A 41-year-old long-time patient presented with concerns about irritability, depression, and anxiety after getting into another fight with her mother-in-law. The patient was concerned that her symptoms were getting worse, and she was worried about lacking control over her emotions and behavior.


May 1, 2020 Issue
Lithium for Acute Mania [Cochrane for Clinicians]

Lithium is more effective at inducing a reduction of at least 50% on the validated Young Mania Rating Scale compared with placebo (number needed to treat [NNT] = 6; 95% CI, 5 to 8; six studies; n = 1,707).


Apr 1, 2020 Issue
Benzodiazepines for Panic Disorder in Adults [Medicine by the Numbers]

Should benzodiazepeines continue to be prescribed during the initiation phase of selective serotonin reuptake inhibitors for acute relief of panic attacks? Find out more.


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.


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