Psychiatry Career and Resource Center

Welcome to the LocumTenens.com Psychiatry Career and Resource Center. Here you can stay up-to-date on the latest news and trends in your industry, find links to organizations and associations, and more. Of course, you're only a few clicks away from finding the perfect psychiatry job, too. Learn more about our psychiatry recruiting services.

Psychiatry Salary and Employment Statistics

The 2016 LocumTenens.com Psychiatrist Salary Survey annual report is now available! Results from the annual LocumTenens.com psychiatrist salary survey highlight annual average psychiatrist salaries. Respondent demographics including region of practice, board certification, and time frame for making next job change are also covered in detail in the full salary survey report, which is available for download.

The LocumTenens.com psychiatrist salary survey resource center provides more detailed salary information, including historical data from 2006 through our latest 2014 Psychiatrist Salary Survey.

Click here to view archived psychiatrist salary surveys from previous years.

Abandoning old antidepressant techniques for new personalized approach

Source: Elsevier Health Sciences

Currently, the psychiatry approach to select the right antidepressant for a patient is similar to that of trial and error. According to a new study in Personalized Medicine in Psychiatry, body mass index, depression symptoms and sex profiling can determine the best possible treatment for a patient. After studying over 600 adults with clinical depression, it was apparent that this new algorithm for treatment could save both the psychiatrist and patient a lot of time.

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Reducing motivation to drink reduces alcoholism

Source: Biology Psychiatry

Recent research from the Nencki Institute presented that changing techniques like the effects of alcohol itself or by blocking the chemical messenger causing one to drink more are not the only ways to fight against alcoholism. This new study states that it is possible to alter brain activity by changing a network of proteins, which is believed to make those addicted to alcohol less persistent when trying to find alcohol.

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