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By the same token, every human being has the freedom to change at any instant. Therefore, we can predict his future only within the large framework of a statistical survey referring to a whole group; the individual personality, however, remains essentially unpredictable. The basis for any predictions would be represented by biological, psychological or sociological conditions. Yet one of the main features of human existence is the capacity to rise above such conditions, to grow beyond them. Man is capable of changing the world for the better if possible, and of changing himself for the better if necessary.

Viktor Frankl: Man’s search for meaning. Beacon Press, Boston, 1962 edition, page 131

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Our Latest Blogposts

The foggy new paths of psychiatry

"The new paths of psychiatry" in WDR

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The Westdeutscher Rundfunk (WDR) on October 8th and 9th, 2017, broadcasted an interesting feature on the "new paths of psychiatry", which contains many statements I made during an interview on the future of psychopharmacology.

How digital is man?

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The former NIMH director Tom Insel believes that "digital phenotyping" moves psychiatry in a new direction.
Hurdle

Cariprazine: the next touchstone for the German AMNOG

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The interesting new antipsychotic compound cariprazine was recently approved by the European Medicines Agency (EMA). Its launch in Germany will be a new touchstone for the German Act on the Reform of the Market for Medicinal Products (AMNOG).

Therapeutic Drug Monitoring in Neuropsychopharmacology

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The new "Consensus Guidelines for Therapeutic Drug Monitoring in Neuropsychopharmacology: Update 2017" were just published.

How do you treat delirium?

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In patients with cancer and agitated delirium in palliative care, haloperidol + lorazepam was significantly more efficacious than haloperidol + placebo.

"Mind and Brain Blog" becomes "Mind and Brain Institute"

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My "Mind and Brain Blog" becomes "Mind and Brain Institute", where I will develop the utopia of a better world in the future.
Spirituality for Health

Does your life have purpose?

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Two recent articles in the prestigious JAMA journals highlight the importance of spirituality for medicine.
Top 50 Neurology Blog

One third of all cases of dementia is preventable

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The Lancet Commission "Dementia Prevention, Intervention and Care" suggests that one third of dementia cases can be prevented through change of lifestyle.