How to deal with “news anxiety”, according to experts

Do negative news stories and events tend to cause you anxiety long after you’ve finished reading? You could be dealing with a phenomenon psychologists call a “sticky mind”.  From the IPCC’s damning report about the impact of climate change to the earthquake in Haiti and the crisis currently unfolding in…

Neurodegeneration Complicates Psychiatric Care in Parkinsons

Managing depression and anxiety in Parkinson’s disease should start with a review of medications and involve multidisciplinary care, according to a recent summary of evidence. “Depression and anxiety have a complex relationship with the disease and while the exact mechanism for this association is unknown, both disturbances occur with increased…

How to Make Resident Mental Healthcare Stigma-free

Sarah Sofka, MD, FACP, noticed a pattern. As program director for the internal medicine (IM) residency at West Virginia University (WVU), in Morgantown, she was informed when residents were sent to counseling because they were affected by burnout, depression, or anxiety. When trainees returned from these visits, many told her…

Seroquel XR

NOTICE: This Consumer Medicine Information (CMI) is intended for persons living in Australia. SEROQUEL XR® Quetiapine fumarate Consumer Medicine Information What is in this leaflet This leaflet answers some of the common questions people ask about SEROQUEL XR. It does not contain all the available information. It does not take…