College Mental Health (September)

Date of Issue: 09/01/2022 | Volume: 20 | Number: 9

Issue Links:Learning Objectives | Editorial Information

Students face new psychiatric problems as they return to college in the time of COVID. Low-dose lithium may prevent dementia. New therapies for antipsychotic weight gain, negative symptoms of schizophrenia, and a look at antidepressants in patients with a history of trauma.

In This Issue

Clinical Update

Low-Dose Lithium to Delay Dementia?

Topics: Alzheimers | Cognitive Decline | Dementia | Lithium

Current medications for dementia do little more than temporarily slow the cognitive decline, but new evidence suggests that tiny doses of lithium can significantly delay the onset.

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Expert Q&A

Advances in College Mental Health

Topics: ADHD | adolescents | college mental health | COVID-19 | Suicide

College life is not what it used to be, and Dr. Riba shares ways to improve psychiatric care for students facing COVID lockdowns, financial strain, and the contagion of campus suicide.

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Clinical Update

Treatment of Antipsychotic-Induced Weight Gain

Topics: Antipsychotics | Bupropion | Dosing | Lithium | Schizophrenia

From lifestyle changes to liraglutide, Brian Miller details best practices for managing this insidious side effect.

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Research Update

Does Childhood Maltreatment Reduce Response to Antidepressant Treatment?

Topics: Antidepressants | child abuse | Trauma

From response rates to adverse effects, this reanalysis of an older trial brings new answers on how a history of abuse and neglect affects antidepressant response.

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In Brief

In Brief: Sexual Activity on the Decline

Topics: Free Articles | Sexual Dysfunction

What are the clinical implications of the largest and broadest study that shows declining sexual activity in the past decade?

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CME Post-Test

CME Post-Test - College Mental Health, TCPR, September, 2022

The post-test for this issue is available for one year after the publication date to subscribers only. By successfully completing the test you will be awarded a certificate for 1 CME Credits.

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