Abstract | November 18, 2023
Here we discuss a patient with treatment resistant mood disorder from Alzheimer’s Dementia.
Abstract | November 17, 2023
“Teamwork Triumphs: Enhancing Problem-Solving and Communication Skills Through Improvisation Theater Games”
This project is innovative and represents a unique opportunity, as medical improv can help residents to avoid isolation and strengthen essential clinical “micro-skills”—such as attending to non-verbal cues, building trust and cultivating reciprocity—and provides a platform for practice toward mastery and competence.
Abstract | March 15, 2023
Acute Psychosis Secondary to Anti-NMDA Receptor Encephalitis: A Commonly Underdiagnosed Disorder in Healthy, Young Women
Autoimmune anti-NMDA receptor (NMDAR) encephalitis is a rare paraneoplastic disease often associated with mature cystic (dermoid) teratomas. Though well-documented and treatable, anti-NMDAR encephalitis is underdiagnosed in young, healthy females. A vague prodromal state prior to acute psychotic symptoms can delay diagnosis and expose a previously healthy patient to serious and potentially fatal complications.
Abstract | April 6, 2022
Prolonged exposure to activities with a high cognitive load result in a psychobiological state known as mental fatigue (MF). Those affected by MF feel tired, less motivated, and have lessened cognitive ability.
Abstract | April 5, 2022
Cognitive development is the study of how the brain develops as an individual ages. Specifically, the study of cognitive development focuses on the areas of emotional, structural, and motor development.
Abstract | May 5, 2021
On December 31, 2019, the Wuhan Municipal Health Commission reported a cluster of cases of pneumonia that were later found to be due to a novel coronavirus. Over the next several months, a pandemic emerged, spreading around the globe. By March 2020, the world was nearly unrecognizable.
Abstract | May 4, 2021
Catatonia is found to be present in 7.6% - 38% of psychiatric patients presenting to US hospitals. Catatonia is a behavioral syndrome characterized by dyskinesia, most commonly found in the context of underlying organic or psychiatric diseases.
Abstract | November 12, 2020
The Novel Use of a Bakri Postpartum Balloon for the Use of Puerperal Uterine Inversion Avoiding Emergency Laparotomy
Puerperal uterine inversion occurs when the fundus collapses into or even beyond the endometrial cavity, resulting in the uterus either partially or completely turning inside out. It is regarded as a life-threatening obstetric emergency due to severe hemorrhaging. The current treatment recommendations include manually manipulating the uterine inversion and surgical intervention.
Abstract | October 29, 2020
COVID-19 pandemic brings up unprecedented changes in the way health-care workers (HCW) deliver care. Highly challenging environmental conditions are being faced by HCW and it has been associated with an elevated risk of undergoing mental health symptoms, especially for resident physicians who are still in training.
Abstract | October 29, 2020
Takotsubo cardiomyopathy (TCM) is a rare condition with incidence of 0.02% of all hospitalizations in the United States and occurs in approximately 1-2% of patients presenting with troponin- positive suspected acute coronary syndrome.