Chronobiology—the science of daily (circadian), monthly, tidal, and seasonal rhythms—has undergone exponential growth in the past decade, with major discoveries at the molecular and neuroanatomic level.
Imagine an end to psychiatric episodes that threaten job and family, no more hospitalizations, and a chance for a long life not cut short by mental illness and its complications. What can we take away from the HIV/AIDS story for the treatment of mental illness?
Persons with epilepsy have a higher prevalence of comorbid conditions—psychiatric disorders in particular—than the general population. Here: a look at the most common comorbidities and a discussion of the clinical implications.