Tag Archives: Disorder

Significant barriers for patients seeking medication for opioid use disorder

Buprenorphine-naloxone (buprenorphine), a highly effective, evidence-based treatment for opioid use disorder (OUD), is difficult to access in states with high rates of death associated with opiates, according to new research led by the Harvard T.H. Chan School of Public Health. The study also found that access to buprenorphine is especially challenging for patients with Medicaid… Read More »

Bipolar disorder during pregnancy: Lessons learned

Careful management of bipolar disorder during pregnancy is critical because for so many patients with this illness, the road to emotional well-being has been a long one, requiring a combination of careful pharmacologic and nonpharmacologic strategies.Half of referrals to our Center for Women’s Mental Health – where we evaluate and treat women before, during, and… Read More »

Are You Too Harsh on Yourself? It Could Lead to OCD, Anxiety Disorder

Stress (Photo Credits: Pixabay) Tokyo, April 26: People who report intense feelings of responsibility are prone to develop Obsessive Compulsive Disorder (OCD) or generalised anxiety disorder (GAD), warn researchers. Anxiety and OCD-like behaviour, such as checking if the door is locked, is common in the general population. However, it is the frequency and intensity of these behaviours… Read More »