Psych Update

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Psych Update is a publication for physicians highlighting current trends in psychiatry and psychology at Mayo Clinic.

To contact the Department of Psychiatry and Psychology at Mayo Clinic in Minnesota for a patient referral or physician consultation, please call 507-266-5100.

2014 Issues

Vol. 6, No. 3, 2014 (PDF)

  • Searching Beyond the Genome: SSRI Pharmacogenomics
  • Implementing Drug-Gene Rules
  • Right Drug, Right Dose, Right Patient

Vol. 6, No. 2, 2014 (PDF)

  • Environmental and Psychosocial Interventions Help Manage Dementia Behavior
  • Ketamine Research Focuses on Mechanisms of Action and Biomarker Development
  • Varenicline May Be Safe and Effective for Smoking Cessation in Bipolar Disorder

Vol. 6, No. 1, 2014 (PDF)

  • Primary Progressive Apraxia of Speech a Distinct Neurodegenerative Syndrome
  • CONNECT Trial Tests Effectiveness, Feasibility of Remote TBI Care
  • New Trial Evaluates rTMS for Adolescent Depression

2013 Issues

Vol. 5, No. 2, 2013 (PDF)

  • Mayo Unveils Destination Medical Center Plan
  • Pain Rehabilitation Center Improves Pain and Function Without Opioids
  • 40 Years of Addiction Treatment
  • Mayo Clinic Depression Center Offers Innovative, Integrated Care
  • Transitions Program Reduces Psychiatric Hospital Admissions, Fills Gaps in Care

Vol. 5, No. 1, 2013 (PDF)

  • Gerard Hall Offers Safety, Counseling for Women and Kids in Need
  • Somatoform Disorders Undergo Major Overhaul in DSM-5
  • Mayo Clinic Hosts 2012 Annual NNDC Conference

2012 Issues

Vol. 4, No. 4, 2012 (PDF)

  • Young Children Repeatedly Exposed to Anesthesia Are at Increased Risk for ADHD
  • National Alzheimer's Plan Expands Investment in Translational Research
  • Prazosin Can be Effective in the Treatment of PTSD-Related Nightmares

Vol. 4, No. 3, 2012 (PDF)

  • Hospitalization of Underage Drinkers in the United States Is Common and Costly
  • Mayo Clinic Standardizes Psychosocial Evaluation Process for Patients Awaiting a Transplant
  • Study Identifies Measures to Assess Risk of Suicidal Behavior in Children and Adolescents

Vol. 4, No. 2, 2012 (PDF)

  • Inclusion of REM Sleep Behavior Disorder Improves Diagnostic Classification of DLB
  • Study Confirms Fibrillar Amyloid Correlates of Decline Among Cognitively Normal Pre-MCI Individuals
  • Neuropsychological Assessment Crucial to Evaluation of Patients With Dementing Illness

Vol. 4, No. 1, 2012 (PDF)

  • EMERALD Extends Collaborative Care Model to Adolescents With Depression
  • Meet the Chair: Mark A. Frye, M.D., Leads the Department of Psychiatry and Psychology
  • Pharmacogenomics May Change the Scope of Practice as It Relates to the Use of Antidepressants for Patients With Bipolar Disorder

2011 Issues

Vol. 3, No. 2, 2011 (PDF)

  • Repetitive Transcranial Magnetic Stimulation Provides a Safe, Effective Alternative for Some Adolescents With Major Depressive Disorder
  • Quality of Life Differs for the Oldest Old and Their Caregivers
  • D-BART Helps Caregivers Manage Disruptive Behavior Through Realistic Expectations and Positive Reinforcement
  • Mayo Clinic Joins National Network of Depression Centers

Vol. 3, No. 1, 2011 (PDF)

  • One-Week Intensive Therapy May Help Children With OCD
  • Psychiatrists Evaluate Patients With Parkinson Disease to Track Symptoms of Mood and Anxiety

2010 Issues

Vol. 2, No. 2, 2010 (PDF)

  • Bipolar Biobank Helps Identify At-Risk Patients for Early Intervention
  • Mayo Clinic Expands Integrated Care in Primary and Specialty Practice
  • Mayo Clinic Participates in DSM-5 Field Trials

Vol. 2, No. 1, 2010 (PDF)

  • Electronic Medical Records Track ADHD Patients' Progress Over Time and Across Physicians
  • Hospital Outpatient Program Bridges the Treatment Gap for Patients With Bipolar Disease, Major Depression
  • Research Highlights