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  Dr. Ginsberg is vice-chair of clinical affairs in the Department of Psychiatry at New York University Medical Center in New York City. Disclosure: Dr. Ginsberg receives honoraria for lectures, papers, and/or teaching from AstraZeneca and GlaxoSmithKline; and receives research support from Cyberonics.     Add-On Aripiprazole to Treat Olanzapine-Induced Metabolic Syndrome Aripiprazole is an…
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e-mail: ns@mblcommunications.com   Dr. Sussman is editor of Primary Psychiatry and professor of psychiatry at the New York University School of Medicine in New York City. Dr. Sussman is a consultant to and on the advisory boards of GlaxoSmithKline and Wyeth; and has received honoraria from AstraZeneca, Bristol-Myers Squibb, GlaxoSmithKline, and Wyeth.   Suicide is…
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  Dr. Zun is chairman and professor of Emergency Medicine in the Department of Emergency Medicine at Rosalind University of Medicine and Science/Chicago Medical School and chairman of the Department of Emergency Medicine at Mount Sinai Hospital in Chicago, Illinois. Dr. Downey is assistant professor of public administration in the Department of Political Science and…
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  This interview took place on September 6, 2007, and was conducted by Norman Sussman, MD.   This interview is also available as an audio PsychCastTM at http://psychcast.mblcommunications.com. Disclosure: Dr. Goldberg is consultant to Abbott, AstraZeneca, Cephalon, Eli Lilly, and GlaxoSmithKline; on the speaker’s bureaus of Abbott, AstraZeneca, Eli Lilly, and GlaxoSmithKline; and on the…
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  Dr. Kennedy is professor in the Department of Psychiatry and Behavioral Sciences at Albert Einstein College of Medicine, and director of the Division of Geriatric Psychiatry at Montefiore Medical Center in the Bronx, New York. Disclosure: Dr. Kennedy has received research support or honoraria from AstraZeneca, Eli Lilly, Forest, Janssen, Myriad, and Pfizer. Please…
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  Contents • Introduction • Cognitive Constructs and Aging • Constructs from Imaging Studies of Brain Regions and Neural Circuitry • From “CRUNCH” to “STAC” • Conclusion • References   Dr. Kennedy is professor in the Department of Psychiatry and Behavioral Sciences at Albert Einstein College of Medicine, and director of the Division of Geriatric…
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  Second-Hand Smoke Negatively Affects Mental Health While nicotine from smoking is usually associated with physical health, a new study has shown that inhaling this drug, even from secondhand smoke (SHS), affects one’s mental health. Mark Hamer, PhD, of University College London, and colleagues, observed 5,560 nonsmoking adults (average age=49.8 years) and 2,595 active smokers…
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Contents • Abstract • Introduction • Case Report • Discussion • Conclusion • References   Dr. Aggarwal is senior resident, Dr. Kumar is associate professor, Dr. R.C. Sharma is professor and head, and Dr. D.D. Sharma is assistant professor, all in the Department of Psychiatry at Indira Gandhi Medical College in Shimla, Himachal Pradesh, India.…
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Contents • Background • Digital Information • Discussion • Counter Measures • Conclusion • References   Dr. Luo is associate clinical professor in the Department of Psychiatry and Biobehavioral Sciences at the University of California in Los Angeles; past president of the American Association for Technology in Psychiatry (AATP) in New York City; and Gores…
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  This interview took place on May 5, 2010 and was conducted by Norman Sussman, MD. Disclosure: Dr. Mrazek has an interest in AssureRx. If you would like to access this interview online, please visit www.primarypsychiatry.com.   Dr. Mrazek is Chair of the Department of Psychiatry and Psychology at the Mayo Clinic and a Professor…
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