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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 Role of Science in Addressing the Opioid Crisis
31/12/69 - Opioid misuse and addiction is an ongoing and rapidly evolving public health crisis, requiring innovative scientific solutions. In response, and because no existing medication is ideal for every patient, the National Institutes of Health (NIH) is joining with private partners to launch an…

Case 20-2017 ? A 48-Year-Old Man with Weight Loss, Confusion, Skin Lesions, and Pancytopenia
31/12/69 - Presentation of Case. Dr. Robert H. Goldstein (Medicine): A 48-year-old man was seen in the emergency department of this hospital because of confusion. The week before this presentation, the patient, who was a lawyer, had traveled alone to Mexico for vacation. His family reported that he seemed to…

Trial of Electrical Direct-Current Therapy versus Escitalopram for Depression
31/12/69 - Major depressive disorder is a highly prevalent condition. There is interest in the effectiveness and safety of new and nonpharmacologic treatments for depression. In 2009, transcranial magnetic stimulation was approved by the Food and Drug Administration for the treatment of major depressive…

Efficient Trial Design ? FDA Approval of Valbenazine for Tardive Dyskinesia
31/12/69 - A well-executed development program that addresses both regulatory and clinical requirements is critical for making novel therapeutics available as quickly as possible to patients with unmet medical needs. In the case of valbenazine, which was recently approved by the U.S. Food and Drug…

Noninvasive Brain Stimulation for Depression ? The Devil Is in the Dosing
31/12/69 - In this issue of the Journal, Brunoni and colleagues report on transcranial direct-current stimulation (tDCS) in the treatment of major depression. This technique, which delivers weak electrical direct current to the scalp to modulate brain function, is one of a growing number of noninvasive brain…

Post-Traumatic Stress Disorder
31/12/69 - Reports of violence, injury, and death appear daily on headline news. More than 70% of adults worldwide experience a traumatic event at some time in their lives, and 31% experience four or more events. Post-traumatic stress disorder (PTSD) is the most prevalent psychopathological consequence of…

Buprenorphine for the Treatment of the Neonatal Abstinence Syndrome
31/12/69 - The neonatal abstinence syndrome is defined as the occurrence of signs and symptoms of neonatal withdrawal after in utero drug exposure. Among drug exposures, opioids cause severe symptoms, including autonomic instability, tremor, irritability, poor feeding, and loose stool. Measures that improve…

Case 18-2017 ? An 11-Year-Old Girl with Difficulty Eating after a Choking Incident
31/12/69 - Presentation of Case. Dr. Lazaro V. Zayas (Psychiatry): An 11-year-old girl was seen in an outpatient clinic of this hospital because of difficulty eating solid food and associated weight loss after an acute choking incident. The patient had been in her usual health until 14 days before this…

Social Anxiety Disorder
31/12/69 - Foreword. This Journal feature begins with a case vignette highlighting a common clinical problem. Evidence supporting various strategies is then presented, followed by a review of formal guidelines, when they exist. The article ends with the authors? clinical recommendations. Stage. A 26-year-old…

Lithium Use in Pregnancy and the Risk of Cardiac Malformations
31/12/69 - In the early 1970s, results from the International Register of Lithium Babies evaluating infants born to mothers who were treated with lithium early in pregnancy suggested a risk of Ebstein?s anomaly, a right ventricular outflow tract obstruction defect, that was increased by a factor of 400 (on…

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