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Top 5 studies from 2016 ECNP Congress

September 30, 2016

The European College of Neuropsychopharmacology Congress, which took place from September 17 to 20 in Vienna, featured presentations, posters, abstracts and addresses on a broad range of topics associated with psychiatry, neurology, psychology, pharmacology and pediatrics.

Healio.com/Psychiatry gathered the top 5 most interesting studies presented at the congress for psychiatrists.

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Clinicians validate shaken baby syndrome, abusive head trauma as medical diagnoses

September 30, 2016
Shaken baby syndrome and abusive head trauma are acceptable medical diagnoses for child head trauma, according to multidisciplinary physician opinion. “The truth…

Pediatrician alliance releases support guide for transgender children

September 29, 2016
The Human Rights Campaign Foundation — in partnership with the AAP and the American College of Osteopathic Pediatricians — today released a comprehensive…

Top 5 articles for psychiatrists who treat children, adolescents

September 23, 2016
Study findings have indicated that half of all lifetime mental illness begin by age 14 years, according to the NIMH. A greater understanding of brain development during…
CME Article

Immune Response and Inflammation in Autism Spectrum Disorder

Psychiatric Annals, September 2012, Volume 42 Issue 9
CME Educational Objectives 1. Become familiar with the concept of “susceptibility genes” and the interplay…
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The Patient with Attention-Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder

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Adults affected with attention-deficit hyperactivity disorder (ADHD) are likely to develop significant psychosocial…
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VIDEO: How to accurately diagnose, treat conversion disorder in youth

April 6, 2016
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In the Journals

Most antidepressants ineffective, unsafe for depression in youth

June 8, 2016
Findings from a network meta-analysis indicated that out of 14 antidepressant treatments, only fluoxetine had some efficacy for treatment of major…

In the Journals

Nearly 30% of children experience neglect annually

June 8, 2016
A significant portion of children and adolescents experience at least one manifestation of child neglect each year, according to recent research in…

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Study suggests child, adult ADHD are two distinct syndromes

June 7, 2016
Recent findings indicated distinct developmental trajectories between childhood and adulthood attention-deficit/hyperactivity disorder, suggesting…

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VIDEO: What to look for when treating anxiety in children, adolescents

June 7, 2016
ATLANTA — John T. Walkup, MD, professor of psychiatry at Weill Cornell Medical College and New York-Presbyterian Hospital, provides several…

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Methylphenidate slightly increases cardiovascular risk among children

June 3, 2016
Use of methylphenidate among children and adolescents for treatment of attention-deficit/hyperactivity disorder slightly increased the RR for…

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VIDEO: Managing psychiatric comorbidities of chronic illness in adolescents

May 31, 2016
ATLANTA — Susan Samuels, MD, child and adolescent psychiatrist at New York-Presbyterian and Weill Cornell Medicine, emphasizes the burden of…

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Trial quality, bias may diminish value of methylphenidate for ADHD

May 24, 2016
A recent clinical review in JAMA reported that evidence supporting the use of methylphenidate among adolescents for treatment of…

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VIDEO: How to integrate services for IPV survivors in a community setting

May 20, 2016
ATLANTA — Mayumi Okuda Benavides, MD, of Columbia University and New York-Presbyterian, explains how to integrate services for survivors of…

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Public health, mental health efforts are mutually beneficial

May 18, 2016
ATLANTA — During the William C. Menninger memorial convocation lecture here, Thomas Frieden, MD, MPH, director of the CDC, reaffirmed the…

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VIDEO: Expert provides new neuromodulation methods for OCD, ASD

May 18, 2016
ATLANTA — Eric Hollander, MD, a professor of psychiatry at Albert Einstein College of Medicine and director of the Compulsive…

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