Development and Theoretical Approach to an Adaptive Text Message Program to Promote Well-Being and Health Behaviors in Primary Care Patients
Patients increasingly want to use their mobile devices to obtain health content. Could utilization of adaptive text message programs that provide specific health messages based on patient input be an effective way to promote health? Read this informative article to find out more.
This commentary discusses the implications of a recent article by Chen et al that investigated whether a patient's happiness level during ketamine infusion can predict their eventual antidepressant response to it.
Naltrexone/Bupropion Combination Therapy in Overweight or Obese Patients With Major Depressive Disorder: Results of a Pilot Study
In this study, 25 overweight or obese women with major depressive disorder received up to 24 weeks of open-label treatment with a combination of 32 mg per day of naltrexone sustained-release and 360 mg per day of bupropion sustained release, along with dietary and behavioral counseling.
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Meta-Analysis of the Treatment of Posttraumatic Stress Disorder in Adults With Comorbid Severe Mental Illness
For patients who have PTSD and also have a severe mental illness, can psychotherapies for PTSD still be effective? If so, what component might offer greater efficacy?
How do investigational drugs for Alzheimer disease differ from those currently prescribed to patients? Dr Burke shares her insights.
What are the steps for diagnosing Alzheimer disease? Are you familiar with diagnostic criteria and assessment tools? In this webcast, walk through the process with an expert.
Disclosure of Alzheimer’s Disease and Dementia: Patient- and Care Partner-Centric Decision-Making and Communication
Disclosing a diagnosis of dementia can be one of the most challenging aspects of care for clinicians. Here, learn strategies for disclosing the diagnosis.
In this webcast about early-stage Alzheimer disease, Drs Burke and Apostolova highlight important conversations to have with patients and their care partners on topics such as diet, exercise, driving, and plans for the later stage of illness.