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Letter to the Editor: Beyond Robotics and Virtual Reality: It’s Time to go Back to the Patient!

Letter to the Editor: Beyond Robotics and Virtual Reality: It’s Time to go Back to the Patient!

| July 1, 2021

Dear Editor: There is great scientific activity regarding robotics, virtual reality (VR), telehealth, and digital medicine.1–2 A “mischievous” point of view could tell that they are running after the real life, like the poor boy’s finger in the Harlem Dam hole. Evidence-based medicine, cost/efficacy ratio, and consensus papers are trying to put the hat over […]

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Letter to the Editor: Beware of Neuroleptic Malignant Syndrome in COVID-19 Pandemic

Letter to the Editor: Beware of Neuroleptic Malignant Syndrome in COVID-19 Pandemic

| July 1, 2021

Dear Editor: I read with great interest the recent article by Buttar et al1 detailing fatal consequences of the chronic neuroleptic malignant syndrome (NMS) from the United States. The authors prescribed the challenges of treating psychiatric patients with the possibility of NMS. They also indicated that ethnic groups concerning metabolic enzyme polymorphisms for antipsychotics, such […]

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Letter to the Editor: Adjunct Ketamine in Electroconvulsive Therapy

Letter to the Editor: Adjunct Ketamine in Electroconvulsive Therapy

| July 1, 2021

Dear Editor: Electroconvulsive therapy (ECT) is a medical treatment that involves the electrical stimulation of the brain under general anesthesia. This treatment modality has been utilized worldwide for over 80 years.1 According to the American Psychiatric Association, ECT is indicated for major depression, mania, and schizophrenia.2 Unfortunately, there are occasions in which a psychiatrist is […]

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Cerebellar Atrophy Associated with Primary Sjögren’s Syndrome: Diagnosis, Therapy, and Virtual Reality Rehabilitation: A Case Report

Cerebellar Atrophy Associated with Primary Sjögren’s Syndrome: Diagnosis, Therapy, and Virtual Reality Rehabilitation: A Case Report

| July 1, 2021

by Emanuele Lo Voi, PhD; Giorgio Carmelo Basile, MD; Alessia Bramanti, PhD; Giuseppe Paladina, Annalisa Militi, MD; Daniele Bruschetta, MD; Angelo Alito,MD; Filippo Cavallaro; Salvatore Bertino, MD; and Demetrio Milardi, MD, PhD Drs. Lo Voi, Bramanti, and Paladina are with the IRCCS Centro Neurolesi Bonino Pulejo in Messina, Italy. Drs. Basile, Militi, Bertino, and Milardi […]

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Facial Diplegia with Preserved Reflexes: An Unusual Case of Anti-GD1b Antibody Associated Guillain-Barré Syndrome

Facial Diplegia with Preserved Reflexes: An Unusual Case of Anti-GD1b Antibody Associated Guillain-Barré Syndrome

| July 1, 2021

by Riwaj Bhagat, MD, and Martin Brown, MD Dr. Bhagat and Dr. Brown are with the University of Louisville, Department of Neurology in Louisville, Kentucky. FUNDING: No funding was provided for this study. DISCLOSURES: The author has no conflicts of interest relevant to the content of this article. ABSTRACT: Anti-ganglioside D1b (GD1b) Immunoglobulin G (IgG) […]

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Trends of Adverse Drug Reaction Reports in a Hospitalized Psychiatric Population: Exploring Prescriber Discontinuations as Potential Unreported Adverse Drug Events

Trends of Adverse Drug Reaction Reports in a Hospitalized Psychiatric Population: Exploring Prescriber Discontinuations as Potential Unreported Adverse Drug Events

| July 1, 2021

by Tammie Lee Demler, BS, PharmD, MBA, BCGP, BCPP, and Charisse Chehovich, PharmD  Drs. Demler and Chehovich are with the Buffalo Psychiatric Center, New York State Office of Mental Health, and the University at Buffalo School of Pharmacy and Pharmaceutical Sciences.  Dr. Demler is also with the University at Buffalo School of Medicine, Department of […]

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Acute Disseminated Encephalomyelitis: Psychiatric Presentation of a Rare Diagnosis

Acute Disseminated Encephalomyelitis: Psychiatric Presentation of a Rare Diagnosis

| July 1, 2021

by Ashok Baral, MBBS; Rajan Gyawali, MBBS; Dikshya Upreti, MBBS; Atindra Mishra, MD; and Anoop Krishna Gupta, MD Ashok Baral, Rajan Gyawali, Dr. Upreti, and Dr. Gupta are with the Department of Psychiatry at the National Medical College in Birgunj 44300, Nepal. Dr. Mishra is with the Department of Pediatrics at the  National Medical College […]

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