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Dr. Marlene Freeman: MDedge Masterclass on Treating Bipolar Disorder in Women

[unable to retrieve full-text content] In this podcast, Dr. Freeman discusses some of the challenges in treating with bipolar disorder during pregnancy and shares preliminary data on the impact of exposure to atypical antipsychotics from the National Pregnancy Registry for Psychiatric Medications at Massachusetts General Hospital. Masterclass: Marlene Freeman on Treating Bipolar Disorder in Women… Read More »

This Is What It's Like to Live With Avoidant Personality Disorder

In the first study of its kind, researchers have asked people to describe in their own words what it’s like to live with Avoidant Personality Disorder—a diagnosis defined by psychiatrists as “a pervasive pattern of social inhibition, feelings of inadequacy, and hypersensitivity to negative evaluation.” Like all personality disorder diagnoses, AVPD is controversial, with some… Read More »

Reactive Attachment Disorder in Adults

Reactive Attachment Disorder is a severe condition where a child doesn’t form a healthy bond with their parents, and as a result, if left untreated, the child becomes extraordinarily insecure and doesn’t know how to develop healthy relationships as an adult. Reactive Attachment Disorder or RAD can be scary because the person who has it… Read More »