Leo Sher, M.D. Ten years ago, our research paper, “Depressed patients with co-occurring alcohol use disorders: a unique patient population” was published in the Journal of Clinical Psychiatry (1). We compared depressed subjects with and without co-occurring alcohol use disorder with respect to demographic and clinical parameters. 505 individuals were enrolled in the study. 318 […]
Examination of depressive signs and symptoms among 803 University students in seven Universities and Colleges. Hungary, Romania, Serbia.
Sándor Kalmár, M.D., Ph.D. Introduction This study is based on a part of an International Survey. In 2012-2013 Professor Aurel Nirestean, Emese Lukács (Tirgu Mures, Romania) and our colleagues made an examination in eight secondary schools and seven Universities in three countries. This article contains the examination of depressive symptoms and syndromes among university students. […]
Teresa Kay Jones, A.P.R.N., Steven Lippmann, M.D. Introduction There is a shortage of providers for psychiatric services in America (1). Nurse practitioners (NPs) can deliver mental health services to help overcome the inadequate number of psychiatrists (1); yet, there are too few educators to train nurses at filling this gap (2). Most psychiatrists trust that […]
Leo Sher, M.D. A research report, “Clinically significant anxiety as a risk factor for dementia in the elderly community” has been published in Acta Psychiatrica Scandinavica online ahead of print (1). The authors examined whether clinically significant anxiety is an independent risk factor for dementia. They used data from a 5‐wave, longitudinal community study performed […]
Leo Sher, M.D. Dr. Marco Sarchiapone, Professor of Psychiatry at University of Molise in Campobasso, Italy, and the Chief Organizer of the 18th European Symposium on Suicide and Suicidal Behavior (ESSSB 18) has informed me that the ESSSB 18 will be held in Rome, Italy, on September 1-4, 2020. Please, join me in wishing Dr. […]
Leo Sher, M.D., Alexander Vilens, M.S. Several months ago, “Internet and Psychiatry” turned 10. The “Internet and Psychiatry” electronic journal was created by us in April 2008. “Internet and psychiatry” has grown enormously over the past years. Nowadays, it comprises about 1000 publications. We would like to thank our many authors from all over the […]
Examination of spirituality and the dimensions of spirituality among 803 students in seven different Universities. Hungary, Romania and Serbia.
Sándor Kalmár, M.D., Ph.D. Introduction This study is based on a part of an International Survey. In 2012-2013 Professor Aurel Nirestean, Emese Lukács (Tirgu Mures, Romania) and our colleagues made an examination in eight secondary schools and seven Universities in three countries. This article contains the examination of spirituality among university students. ”Spirituality is a […]
A study of serotonergic responses in depressed patients with or without a history of alcohol use disorders and healthy controls
Leo Sher, M.D. Ten years ago, our research paper, “Serotonergic responses in depressed patients with or without a history of alcohol use disorders and healthy controls” was published in the September 2008 issue of European Neuropsychopharmacology (1). We compared serotonin function in major depressive disorder with co-occurring alcohol use disorder, major depressive disorder without co-occurring […]
Leo Sher, M.D. A research report, “Risk factors for suicide in bipolar disorder: a cohort study of 12 850 patients” has been published in Acta Psychiatrica Scandinavica online ahead of print (1). The authors examined risk factors for suicide in a large cohort of patients with bipolar disorder. The data from the Swedish National Quality […]
Leo Sher, M.D. Today, we publish an interview with an eminent European psychiatrist, Dr. Maurizio Pompili. Maurizio Pompili, M.D., Ph.D. is Full Professor of Psychiatry, Director, Psychiatry Residency Training Program, and Director, Suicide Prevention Center, Department of Neurosciences, Mental Health and Sensory Organs, Sant’Andrea Hospital, Sapienza University of Rome, Italy. The “Expertscape” medical professionals rating […]