Suicide is death resulting from an intentional, self-inflicted act, with evidence (either explicit, such as a note that clearly communicates the person’s expectation of death,…Read more Musician and Suicide – The science behind
ORARL, 5-3-5-3-9 1. Orientation: Time (5 points – 1 for each correct): What is the: (year) (season) (date) (day) (month)? Place (5 points – 1 for…Read more Folstein Mini-Mental State Examination (MMSE): Mnemonic
Many communities around the country are faced with the reality that an alarming number of young people are trying tobacco, alcohol and other dangerous drugs.…Read more How to talk to your kids about drugs ?
Several cultures and religions round the globe carry a belief that the humans are capable of being possessed or inhabited by spirits and even the…Read more Demonic Possession From The Eyes of Science
Tricyclic Antidepressants (TCA) Mnemonic: -pramine, -triptyline, -pin Secondary amines: predominantly norepinephrine reuptake inhibitors Nor-triptyline Desi-pramine Tertiary amines: Ami-triptyline Imi-pramine Clomi-pramine Doxe-pin Irreversible MAO Inhibitors Mnemonic:…Read more Antidepressants Made Easy
Both of these substance use disorders are maladpative patterns of substance use, leading to clinically significant impairment/distress but defined by separate criteria. Substance abuse ≥1…Read more Substance abuse vs Substance dependence
Mnemonic: DEPRESSION Major symptoms Depressed mood Energy loss or fatigue Pleasure loss or anhedonia Minor symptoms Retardation or agitation (psychomotor) Eating and weight change (at…Read more Depression Criteria Mnemonic
A 15 year girl started complaining of strange feelings 3 weeks back. She started behaving weirdly and complained her mother that she could hear inanimate…Read more A Case of Neuroleptic Malignant Syndrome: A Quick Approach