Psychopharmacology for Child and Adolescent Psychiatric Disorders An Overview

Psychiatric epidemiology is the study of the distribution and determinants of occurrence of mental illness in human beings.

Pharmacology of insomnia

Insomnia is not only the most common sleep disorder in the population, it is a frequent complaint heard overall by primary care physicians and specialists alike. Given the high prevalence of this disorder, its tendency to persist, and the frequency with ...

Management of Bipolar Disorder An Update

Bipolar disorder is a complex, recurrent, and severe mental illness that has an onset typically between 13 and 30 years of age and a lifetime prevalence of 1.4%.1 It is characterised by episodes of mania or hypomania with elation, overactivity...

Sleep disturbances in psychiatric disorders

It has long been appreciated that sleep problems are common among those with psychiatric disorders. The prevailing view has been that sleep problems are generally symptoms of the associated psychiatric conditions.

The Impact of School Bullying and it’s Management By Dr Neha Sharma

Bullying is a serious threat to our youth today. According to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC), bullying affects 20% of high school students and cyberbullying affects 16% of high school students.

Management of RLSWillis Ekbom disease

Restless legs syndrome (RLS), also called Willis-Ekbom disease (WED), is a common and treatable neurological disorder that can affect anyone, regardless of age.

Anxiety Disorders in Children and Adolescents An Update

Anxious feelings, worries or fears are common among children and adolescents. However, some children experience an overwhelming sense of fear and dread others cannot seem to stop thinking about stressful situations. Anxiety disorders can be treated.

Pediatric sleep disorders

Sleep disturbances are often due to temporary or chronic medical problems and are seen in as many as 25 to 30 percent of infants and children. They may range from insufficient sleep...

Amyotrophic lateral sclerosis Diagnosis and management

Amyotrophic lateral sclerosis (ALS) is difficult to diagnose early because it may mimic several other neurological diseases.Tests to rule out other conditions may include...