“Putting the Efficacy of Psychiatric and General Medicine Medication Into Perspective” AND More on Best 5 Wednesday Reads

Hello and welcome to another edition of Best 5 Reads. Lets begin! 1) Putting the efficacy of psychiatric and general medicine medication into perspective: review of meta-analyses Background The efficacy of psychopharmacological treatments has been called into question. Psychiatrists are unfamiliar with the effectiveness of common medical drugs. Aims To put the efficacy of psychiatric … More “Putting the Efficacy of Psychiatric and General Medicine Medication Into Perspective” AND More on Best 5 Wednesday Reads

Dramatic Rise in Suicide Related Visits at Children’s Hospitals AND more on Best 5 Monday Reads

1) Dramatic Rise in Suicide-Related Visits at Children’s Hospitals The percentage of children and adolescents presenting at US pediatric hospitals for suicidal ideation (SI) or suicidal attempts (SAs) doubled from 2008 to 2015, new research shows. On reading this study, Dr. Cora Collette Breuner, MD, MPH, a prominent pediatrician, urged clinicians “not to be bummed … More Dramatic Rise in Suicide Related Visits at Children’s Hospitals AND more on Best 5 Monday Reads