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Psychiatric Summary, Summer 2018

Wednesday, July 11, 2018  
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Issue XXV, Summer 2018
by: Frederick Langheim, MD, PhD

This issue marks the twenty-fifth installment consolidating recent clinical updates, mental health policy news, popular press news patients may be reading, and changes in the landscape of psychiatry in Wisconsin. Below is a summary of headings. Download the full issue.

OF GENERAL INTEREST

Wisconsin Supreme Court Restores Cap on Non-Economic Damages
Opioid Prescriptions Down 10%
Only 37% of Quality Performance Measures Pass Validity Test
Anticholinergic Medicine → Dementia?
When to Discontinue Antipsychotics after First Break Psychosis
Physician Suicide Highest of Any Profession
An Egg a Day . . .

CLINICAL PSYCHIATRY IN THE NEWS, IN BRIEF

Disclosing Childhood Abuse in Childhood Increases SI?
Autism Rates Increasing
Even Mild TBI with LOC Doubles Dementia Risk
Meta-analysis Reveals Antidepressant Qualities of Resistance Training
Hypertensives Disorders of Pregnancy —> ADHD/ASD
rTMS Not Helpful in Treatment Resistant Depression among Veterans
Folic Acid Protects Against Psychosis?

MENTAL HEALTH IN THE POPULAR PRESS

Gabapentin Abuse on the Rise
Burnout Explained
Herpes —> Alzheimer’s?
Fitness Reduces Dementia Risk?

MENTAL HEALTH POLICY

Suicide Rates Continue Climbing
Drug Related Fatal Car Crashes
Deaths by Suicide and Firearms Rising Sharply
Cannabis Use Precedes Psychotic Symptoms (Not Reverse)
Opioid Deaths May Be Underestimated