Psychiatry

Study Finds Saliva Testing Predicts Aggression in Boys

A new study indicates that a simple saliva test could be an effective tool in predicting violent behavior.


No Relief for Some Heart Attack Survivors

Post-traumatic stress disorder (PTSD) initiated by a cardiac event, such as a heart attack, may precipitate a second event, according to recent studies.


NCCPA Certificate of Added Qualification Receives Formal Endorsement

Credential recognizes additional experience and expertise of physician assistants in seven specialties.


Flipping the Script 
on Chronic Pain

Pathophysiological pathways are only one aspect of pain. Cognitive behavioral therapy (CBT) aims to restructure perceptual and behavioral problems that can exacerbate painful symptomatologies.


Bipolar Speech Patterns: A Different Kind of Subtext

Researchers are developing smartphone applications that may predict manic or depressive episodes based on speech patterns.