In the Journals

Biomarker of pesticide exposure tied to depressive symptoms among teens

July 11, 2019
Study findings published in International Journal of Hygiene and Environmental Health indicated a link between a biomarker of pesticide exposure and…

In the Journals

CPAP reduces depressive symptoms in patients with sleep apnea, CVD

July 8, 2019
Continuous positive airway pressure treatment reduced depressive symptoms in patients with co-existing obstructive sleep apnea and cardiovascular…

Phase 3 data supports lumateperone for bipolar depression

July 8, 2019
Intra-Cellular Therapies, Inc. announced positive results from a phase 3 clinical trial evaluating lumateperone as monotherapy in the treatment of…

In the Journals

Clinicians guide to anti-inflammatory treatments for major depression

July 3, 2019
Targeting inflammation is a promising way to treat patients with major depressive disorder, according to a report in Journal of Clinical

In the Journals

Greater antidepressant use lowers mortality risk for adults with diabetes plus depression

July 2, 2019
An analysis of Korean health insurance data suggests that adults with diabetes and comorbid depression were less likely to die over nearly 9 years of…

In the Journals

Monitoring sleep via smartphones shows potential for psychiatric disorders

July 1, 2019
Evidence from pilot studies demonstrates the feasibility and acceptability of monitoring sleep using smartphones and wearable devices among people…

In the JournalsPerspective

Antidepressants, not depression, reduce behavioral responses to empathy

June 27, 2019
Contrary to prior cross-sectional reports of empathy deficits in major depression, study findings published in Translational Psychiatry indicated…

Meeting News

One-third of vascular surgeons self-report burnout, depression

June 25, 2019
Three in 10 vascular surgeons met criteria for burnout and more than one-third said they had symptoms of depression, according to the results of a…

In the Journals

Many risk factors contribute to post-injury mental health among black men

June 21, 2019
In a cohort of urban black men with serious injuries, contributors to post-injury mental health issues were early adverse childhood exposures…

In the Journals

Genetic liability for MDD boosts risk for suicide attempt across psychiatric disorders

June 20, 2019
Genetic liability for major depressive disorder increased the risk for suicide attempt in patients with major depressive disorder, bipolar disorder…

In the Journals

Add-on fish oil for depressed patients with heart disease requires further study

June 18, 2019
Augmenting sertraline with an omega-3 fatty acid for 10 weeks did not result in greater improvement in depressive symptoms compared with sertraline…

Case Report

The Challenges of Diagnosing Psychotic Depression in Older Patients

Psychiatric Annals, June 2019, Volume 49 Issue 6
The patient was a 65-year-old woman with a history of hypertension, being treated with atenolol, and no significant psychiatric history. Prior to her…

CME Article

Depression and Its Impact on Adolescents

Psychiatric Annals, June 2019, Volume 49 Issue 6
The adolescent period is a crucial time for brain development. Emotional skills mature, knowledge deepens, and coping skills develop. However, the…

Guest Editorial

Behavioral Health Issues in Adolescents

Psychiatric Annals, June 2019, Volume 49 Issue 6
Anxiety disorders are the most common psychiatric disorders among adolescents in the United States, with an estimated lifetime prevalence of 31.9%…

In the Journals

Many people with mental health disorders do not receive treatment

June 14, 2019
Most U.S. adults with mental health disorders have not received treatment for their conditions in the last year, and treatment rates were especially…

In the Journals

In metabolic syndrome, telemonitored exercise may improve health

June 13, 2019
The use of telemonitoring in exercise-based intervention initiatives for adults with metabolic syndrome may lead to reduced severity of the…

In the Journals

One in five people have mental disorders in post-conflict settings

June 12, 2019
Based on WHO data, researchers estimated that roughly one in five people in post-conflict settings had depression, anxiety disorder, PTSD, bipolar…

In the Journals

Subgenual cingulate cortex hyperactivity key to MDD pathophysiology

June 7, 2019
Using repetitive transcranial magnetic stimulation combined with electroencephalography, researchers found that subgenual cingulate cortex activity…

In the Journals

Nearly 1 in 10 patients treated for MDD receive benzodiazepine monotherapy

June 3, 2019
Researchers found that nearly one in 10 patients receiving treatment for depression were prescribed benzodiazepine monotherapy. Selective serotonin…

Meeting News

Ketamine’s mechanism of action still unclear, requires further investigation

May 31, 2019
SAN FRANCISCO — A panel of experts here agreed that while ketamine represents an effective therapy for patients with treatment-resistant…

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