“Suicide is Declining Almost Everywhere” AND More on Best 5 Thursday Reads

Hello and welcome to another edition of Best 5 Reads. Lets begin! 1) Suicide is Declining Almost Everywhere Globally, the rate has fallen by 38% from its peak in 1994. As a result, over 4m lives have been saved—more than four times as many people as were killed in combat over the period. The decline … More “Suicide is Declining Almost Everywhere” AND More on Best 5 Thursday Reads

“Can An Algorithm Stop Suicides?” AND More on Best 5 Thursday Reads

Hello and welcome to another edition of Best 5 Reads. Lets begin! 1) Can an algorithm stop suicides by spotting the signs of despair? Predicting whether people plan to kill themselves is a complicated science still in its infancy – but some researchers say machines can do it better than we can. 2) Is mental … More “Can An Algorithm Stop Suicides?” AND More on Best 5 Thursday Reads

Managing Bipolar Disorder During and After Pregnancy AND more on Best 5 Friday Reads

Hello and welcome to another edition of “Best 5 Reads”. Today we will be discussing the consensus statement which was issued by prominent psychiatrists on how to manage Bipolar Disorder during and after pregnancy. It touches upon how to treat Bipolar on trimester basis. It also discussed the potential side effects of commonly used medications … More Managing Bipolar Disorder During and After Pregnancy AND more on Best 5 Friday Reads

“Iowa Mental Health Law Fills Residential Treatment Gap” AND more on Best 5 Sunday Reads!

1) Iowa Mental Health Law Fills Residential Treatment Gap House File 2456 (HF 2456) provides for six mental health “access centers” offering immediate short-term crisis care, 22 Assertive Community Treatment Teams, and the development of intensive residential service homes, among other provisions. What is the current state of mental health provision in the state of … More “Iowa Mental Health Law Fills Residential Treatment Gap” AND more on Best 5 Sunday Reads!

“It is what it is” is this phrase a great psychology power tool? AND more on Best 5 Tuesday Reads

Hello! Today we will discussing the importance of taking psychiatric history from pregnant women, side effects of antipsychotics in pregnant women, dangers of so called “technotherapy”, A story on importance of Cognitive Behavioral Therapy and more! 1) Familiality of Psychiatric Disorders and Risk of Postpartum Psychiatric Episodes: A Population-Based Cohort Study Family history of psychiatric … More “It is what it is” is this phrase a great psychology power tool? AND more on Best 5 Tuesday Reads