Search Tag: mental disorders

Health Management

Psychiatric Drug Development – A Dry Pipeline?

2014 08 Nov

Key Points • Psychiatric drugs are among the most profitable products for the pharmaceutical industry. • Despite this, investment in psychiatric drug development continues to decline. • A major reason may be the fact that there has been no major breakthrough in this area of drug development for the last thirty years. • Several “me-too” products have... Read more

ICU Management

Critical Illness Survivors at Risk of Psychiatric Diagnoses, Increased Medication Use

2014 19 Mar

Findings of a study published in the March 19 issue of JAMA show that following their hospital discharge, critically ill patients receiving mechanical ventilation had a higher prevalence of prior psychiatric diagnoses and an increased risk of a new psychiatric diagnosis and medication use.As medical care advancements lead to a larger number of critical... Read more

Executive Health Management

Our Emotional Map: The Body Atlas Revealed

2014 02 Jan

Where do we feel love? And how about getting cold feet? Green with envy?According to research, the most commonly experienced emotions activate powerful bodily sensations, and the bodily maps of these feelings are topographically different for various emotions.The sensory patterns showed consistency across West European and East Asian cultures, which... Read more


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