Mental Disorders

Addressing Psychiatric Comorbidities in Inflammatory Rheumatic Diseases

Addressing Psychiatric Comorbidities in Inflammatory Rheumatic Diseases

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Rheuatology Advisor speaks with a psychologist about addressing mental health in patients with inflammatory arthritis.

Chronic Back, Neck Pain Linked to Prior Mental Disorders

Chronic Back, Neck Pain Linked to Prior Mental Disorders

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Mental disorders are positively associated with subsequent self-reported chronic back and/or neck pain, with a clear dose-response relationship between the number of mental disorders and subsequent pain.

Uncovering Conversion Disorder: A Guide for Primary Care Physicians

Uncovering Conversion Disorder: A Guide for Primary Care Physicians

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Primary care physicians can face many challenges in diagnosing conversion disorder; Dr Patricia Tsui sheds light on diagnosis and management in the primary care setting.

Fracture Risk and Psychotropic Medication Use

Fracture Risk and Psychotropic Medication Use

Mental disorders and psychotropic medication use are associated with an increased risk for fracture but are not fully captured by a tool used to assess fracture risk in the general population.

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