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Military Psychiatry

December, 2013 | Vol: 11 Issue: 12

In this issue

Learning Objective

Article

Traumatic Brain Injury in Psychiatric Practice

Military Psychiatry - The Carlat Psychiatry Report (TCPR) - December 2014

Despite the increased attention drawn to TBI, I often hear statements from mental health providers like, “I don’t see anybody in my clinic who has a history of TBI,” or, “People with more severe injuries don’t seek mental health services.”

Notice on Self-Assessment CME

Beginning in January 2014, the method for obtaining ABPN self-assessment (SA) CME (MOC) from The Carlat Psychiatry Report will change.

In Memory of Ivan Goldberg, MD

Long-time editorial board member Ivan Goldberg passed away on November 26, 2013. Dr. Goldberg was a psychopharmacologist in New York and the founder of the Depression Central website and one of the largest psychopharmocology listservs in the world. Dr. Goldberg joined the TCPR editorial board in 2006. He will be missed.

Index and Articles in Volume 11, 2013 TCPR

An Index to articles and topics covered in Volume 11, 2013 TCPR

Expert Q&A

Treating Returning Veterans

Former active duty military and current civilian psychologist Dr Bret Moore provides tips and advice for compassionately and effectively treating returning veterans.

Research Update

Varenicline’s Black Box Warning

Varenicline (Chantix) is a nicotine partial agonist that is approved by the FDA for smoking cessation. Since July 1, 2009, the FDA has also required a “black box warning” based on postmarketing reports of adverse neuropsychiatric effects.

News of Note

Johnson & Johnson Settles $2.2 Billion Pharma Fraud Case

In November, drug giant Johnson & Johnson (J&J) and its subsidiaries agreed to pay $2.2 billion in fines and fees for wrongdoing related to kickbacks and misbranding of a number of their medications.