Improving cognition and cognitive skills related to social functioning is a vital research area, since these variables are seen as major obstacles to improved daily functioning for people with schizophrenia.
Antipsychotic Studied as Potential Therapy for BPD
Improving Sleep May Benefit Psychiatric Disorders

Psychiatrists practicing in rural areas will need a complex understanding of military-related issues to treat a growing number of Iraq and Afghanistan war veterans returning to those areas.
Collaborating With Neurologists Adds Benefits to Patient Care
Mental Health Service Use Increasing Across Multiple Settings, Survey Finds

The stakes involved in the cases are enormous, with millions of people enrolled in non-state-established health exchanges whose premiums are made more affordable because of federal subsidies.
Report Draws Attention to Looming Effects of Sequestration
New White House Drug Policy Focuses on Science of Addiction

A new Center on Aging at the University of California, San Diego, will promote innovative research, education, and policy to improve the quality of life for the growing numbers of senior citizens in the United States.
Australian Youth Get a ‘Soft Entry’ Into Mental Health System
African-American MH Concerns Addressed at Baltimore Forum

Stigma remains one of the largest deterrents keeping people from accessing needed mental health care, and the problem is especially acute among minority populations.
Cornell Residents Win MindGames Competition
Biden Hails ‘Astounding Possibilities’ Ahead for Psychiatry