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The New England Journal of Medicine: Search Results in Psychiatry
The New England Journal of Medicine (NEJM) RSS feed -- Search Results in Psychiatry. NEJM ( is a weekly general medical journal that publishes new medical research findings, review articles, and editorial opinion on a wide variety of topics of importance to biomedical science and clinical practice.

The FDA and the Next Wave of Drug Abuse ? Proactive Pharmacovigilance
31/12/69 - In response to the opioid crisis, the Food and Drug Administration (FDA) has taken action on multiple fronts. We have approved better measures for treating opioid use disorder and preventing deaths from overdose, have launched efforts to inform more appropriate prescribing as a way to limit…

National Longitudinal Lesbian Family Study ? Mental Health of Adult Offspring
31/12/69 - To the Editor: The peak incidence of many psychiatric disorders occurs during emerging adulthood. The ongoing, community-based National Longitudinal Lesbian Family Study (NLLFS), which has a 92% retention rate, has followed a cohort of offspring with sexual-minority parents. This longitudinal study…

Psychotic Disorders
31/12/69 - The term "psychosis," which is derived from the Greek word for abnormal condition of the mind, has been used in many different ways in clinical medicine. Before 1980, the term "psychotic" was applied generically to persons whose mental functioning was sufficiently impaired to interfere with their…

Parenteral Opioid Shortage ? Treating Pain during the Opioid-Overdose Epidemic
31/12/69 - The opioid-overdose epidemic now causes more than 30,000 deaths per year in the United States. In response to the increasing death toll, many measures have recently been implemented, including reclassification of hydrocodone as a Schedule II opioid and new requirements for physician review of…

The Suffering of Children
31/12/69 - Every pediatrician has his or her own tips for putting young patients at ease in the exam room. Mine include referring to even the tiniest Spanish-speaking patients as usted rather than t, as a sign of respect, and sitting at or below their level to avoid looming over them. Most important, I…

Housing Immigrant Children ? The Inhumanity of Constant Illumination
31/12/69 - On the Wednesday before the summer solstice in the United States, President Donald Trump ended his administration?s policy of forced separation of immigrant children from their parents at the U.S.?Mexico border ? a practice characterized by the president of the American Academy of Pediatrics (AAP)…

Case 21-2018: A 61-Year-Old Man with Grandiosity, Impulsivity, and Decreased Sleep
31/12/69 - Presentation of Case. Dr. Samuel J. Boas (Psychiatry): A 61-year-old man was brought to the emergency department of this hospital by his family because of concerns about grandiosity, impulsivity, decreased sleep, and increased alcohol use. The patient had a history of alcohol-use disorder; he had…

Methadone in Primary Care ? One Small Step for Congress, One Giant Leap for Addiction Treatment
31/12/69 - The opioid-overdose epidemic has had a devastating impact throughout the United States and currently claims an average of 115 lives a day. Federal, state, and local public health officials, health care agencies, and community partners are working hard to stem the tide of deaths. Opioid use…

Moving Addiction Care to the Mainstream ? Improving the Quality of Buprenorphine Treatment
31/12/69 - More than 40,000 Americans died from opioid overdoses in 2016 ? more than the number killed in motor vehicle accidents. The stunning increase in overdose deaths since the 1990s has revealed a pervasive lack of capability to meet the need for treatment in the 2.1 million Americans who have an opioid…

Primary Care and the Opioid-Overdose Crisis ? Buprenorphine Myths and Realities
31/12/69 - Despite widespread awareness of the opioid-overdose crisis, the epidemic continues to worsen. In 2016, there were 42,249 opioid-overdose deaths in the United States, a 28% increase from the previous year. According to the National Center for Health Statistics, life expectancy in the United States…

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