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Women with a psychiatric disorder who become pregnant must
consider any potential risk to the fetus caused by medications,
as well as the possible risk of relapse caused by stopping
Cancer survivors must contend with a number of psychological
issues that are frequently not understood by family members,
friends, and coworkers.
Teen drivers need experience behind the wheel to develop their
skills, so instead of limiting driving time, parents should set
limits on a teen's driving behavior, such as having a nighttime
curfew and limiting the number of passengers.
Psychotherapy by phone is not as effective as face-to-face
therapy, but people participating in phone therapy are less
likely to end the treatment than those receiving in-person
A study of antipsychotic medications in the treatment of young
patients found more evidence that first- and second-generation
drugs are not particularly effective.
Long-term psychodynamic therapy was shown to provide a
significant benefit to patients with complex mental disorders,
compared to shorter-term therapies.