References for “Getting help for post-combat mental health problems”

Hoge CW, et al. "Combat Duty in Iraq and Afghanistan, Mental Health Problems, and Barriers to Care," New England Journal of Medicine (July 1, 2004), Vol. 351, No. 1, pp. 13–22. Hoge CW, et al. "Mental Health Problems, Use of Mental Health Services, and Attrition from Military Service After Returning from Deployment to Iraq or Afghanistan," Journal of the American Medical Association (March 1, 2006), Vol. 295, No. 9, pp. 1023–32. Milliken CS, et al. "Longitudinal Assessment of Mental Health Problems Among Active and Reserve Component Soldiers Returning from the Iraq War," Journal of the American Medical Association (Nov. 14, 2007), Vol. 298, No. 18, pp. 2141–48. (Locked) More »

References for “Mild cognitive impairment”

Ancelin ML, et al. "Non-Degenerative Mild Cognitive Impairment in Elderly People and Use of Anticholinergic Drugs: Longitudinal Cohort Study," BMJ (Feb. 25, 2006), Vol. 332, No. 7539, pp. 455–59. De Leon MJ, et al. "Imaging and CSF Studies in the Preclinical Diagnosis of Alzheimer's Disease," Annals of the New York Academy of Sciences (Feb. 2007), Vol. 1097, pp. 114–45. Fleisher AS, et al. "Clinical Predictors of Progression to Alzheimer Disease in Amnestic Mild Cognitive Impairment," Neurology (May 8, 2007), Vol. 68, No. 19, pp. 1588–95. (Locked) More »

References for “Treating preschoolers with psychiatric disorders”

Coyle JT. "Psychotropic Drug Use in Very Young Children," Journal of the American Medical Association (Feb. 23, 2000), Vol. 283, No. 8, pp. 1059–60. DeBar LL, et al. "Use of Psychotropic Agents in Preschool Children: Associated Symptoms, Diagnoses, and Health Care Services in a Health Maintenance Organization," Archives of Pediatric and Adolescent Medicine (Feb. 2003), Vol. 157, No. 2, pp. 150–57. Gleason MM, et al. "Psychopharmacological Treatment for Very Young Children: Contexts and Guidelines," Journal of the American Academy of Child and Adolescent Psychiatry (Dec. 2007), Vol. 46, No. 12, pp. 1532–72. (Locked) More »

Mild cognitive impairment

Mild cognitive impairment is considered to be the state between normal mental function and dementia. Researchers are seeking a way to diagnose the condition sooner, so that medication can be used to treat or at least manage it, to keep it from worsening. (Locked) More »

Treating preschoolers with psychiatric disorders

Because of the rapid pace of brain development in preschoolers, particular care must be used when prescribing them medications for psychiatric conditions or disorders. Psychotherapy should be attempted before prescribing any medication. (Locked) More »

Getting help for post-combat mental health problems

Veterans returning from deployment often have mental health issues, but many do not seek treatment for fear it will affect their chances for advancement. Family menbers should watch for unusual behavior that could be a symptom of a problem. (Locked) More »

Questions & Answers

The New England Journal of Medicine published a study that seems to question the effectiveness of antidepressants. Is that correct? What does this mean about continuing the antidepressant I am taking? (Locked) More »