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  1. New ACGME work-hour guidelines and their impact on current residency training practices.

    Academic Psychiatry 29(3):279 (2005) PMID 16141124

    Accreditation Council for Graduate Medical Education (ACGME) has introduced new work-hour guidelines for residents in ACGME accredited programs that were implemented in July 2003. The new ACGME policies impact several practices in various psychiatry residency programs across the U.S., even though ps...
  2. Internet gaming addiction.

    Canadian Journal of Psychiatry 49(12):869 (2004) PMID 15679222

  3. To commit or not to commit: the psychiatry resident as a variable in involuntary commitment decisions.

    Academic Psychiatry 30(3):191 (2006) PMID 16728764

    To study whether psychiatry residents' personal variables (such as age, gender, level of training, previous experience with patient suicide, or lawsuits) and their temperamental predispositions have an impact on their decisions to seek involuntary commitment. In a prospective pilot study, all psychi...
  4. Potential use of olanzapine in treatment of substance dependence disorders.

    Journal of Clinical Psychopharmacology 23(4):413 (2003) PMID 12920420

  5. Long-term adjunctive quetiapine may reduce substance use--a preliminary retrospective study.

    South Dakota journal of medicine 60(11):437, 439 (2007) PMID 18196687

    We reported that adjunctive treatment with quetiapine reduced symptoms of anxiety and cravings for alcohol and drugs when used in patients with anxiety disorders or with anxiety due to alcohol/drug dependence/abuse. In this study, we followed up with these patients one year later to assess their cur...
  6. Potential benefits of quetiapine in the treatment of substance dependence disorders.

    Journal of Psychiatry and Neuroscience 29(6):452 (2004) PMID 15644986 PMCID PMC524962

    We studied the potential benefits of quetiapine in the treatment of SDD. We conducted a retrospective chart review of data for 9 patients who were admitted to a 28-day residential rehabilitation program designed for individuals with SDD during a 3-month period from January 2003 through March 2003 an...
  7. Inert medication ingredients causing nonadherence due to religious beliefs.

    Annals of Pharmacotherapy 38(4):621 (2004) PMID 14766995

    We describe 4 cases in which religious concerns about prescribed medications' inert components led to discontinuation of these medications. These inert components are gelatin and stearic acid, which might be derived from pork or beef products. In these 4 cases, patients of Muslim, Orthodox Christian...
  8. A case of venlafaxine abuse.

    New England Journal of Medicine 348(8):764 (2003) PMID 12594330

  9. Diagnosis and treatment of alcohol dependence in older alcoholics.

    Clinics in Geriatric Medicine 19(4):743 (2003) PMID 15024810

    Treatment of alcohol dependence among older alcoholic patients should be multidimensional to address as many potential relapse factors as possible. As the literature suggests, alcohol-related disorders often are under diagnosed and under treated. More efforts are needed to identify and improve diagn...
  10. Sotalol-induced depression.

    Annals of Pharmacotherapy 38(7-8):1321 (2004) PMID 15173552