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FDA approves expanded use of Vraylar for bipolar depression

May 29, 2019
The FDA has approved a supplemental New Drug Application, or sNDA, for Vraylar for the expanded use to treat depressive episodes associated with…


Mediterranean diet: What you need to know

May 28, 2019
May is Mediterranean Diet Month, according to the American Diabetes Association’s Facebook page. The diet, with its high intakes of cereals…

Meeting News

Nearly 1 in 4 older patients not screened for depression

May 23, 2019
Approximately 25% of physician-patient encounters at an academic outpatient geriatrics practice did not result in depression screening and follow-up…

Meeting News

Vraylar may benefit patients with bipolar depression, manic symptoms

May 21, 2019
SAN FRANCISCO — Treatment with Vraylar led to significant improvement in depressive symptoms compared with placebo in patients with bipolar…

Meeting News

Studies highlight unmet needs in patients with MDD, suicide attempt/ideation

May 21, 2019
SAN FRANCISCO — Data from three studies presented here showed that among patients with major depressive disorder and suicidal ideation or…

In the Journals

Esketamine nasal spray plus antidepressant effective for hard-to-treat depression

May 21, 2019
SAN FRANCISCO — Patients with treatment-resistant depression saw clinically meaningful and statistically significant improvement in depressive…

Meeting News

Add-on pimavanserin shows efficacy in major depression

May 20, 2019
SAN FRANCISCO — Adjunctive pimavanserin appeared safe, effective and tolerable among patients with

Meeting News

Mediterranean diet may protect against late-life depression

May 19, 2019
SAN FRANCISCO — Data presented here suggest that adhering to a Mediterranean diet may protect against the development of depressive symptoms in…

Meeting NewsPerspective

Next-generation antidepressants show promise for treatment-resistant disease

May 19, 2019
SAN FRANCISCO — In a session here, experts discussed advances in the understanding and treatment of treatment-resistant depression.

In the Journals

Women with eating disorders before childbirth at risk for depressive symptoms

May 16, 2019
Women who had an eating disorder at any point before childbirth were more likely to experience depressive symptoms during pregnancy and up to 18…

In the Journals

Maternal depressive symptoms affect child brain development 10 years later

May 14, 2019
Exposure to perinatal maternal depressive symptoms was linked to brain development in the offspring examined at age 10 years, according to data…

Top stories to read during Mental Health Awareness Month

May 13, 2019
Although millions of individuals in the United States are affected by mental health conditions, stigma can prevent people receiving the care and…

In the Journals

Machine learning analysis of speech detects anxiety, depression in children

May 10, 2019
Using a machine learning algorithm to analyze audio data, researchers could detect signs of anxiety and depression in the speech patterns of young…

Special Issue Article

Strychnine: Old Remedy, Silent Killer

Pediatric Annals, May 2019, Volume 48 Issue 5
Toxin ingestion is a significant public health issue for children, accounting for hundreds of visits per day to emergency departments. The most…

In the Journals

Infliximab fails to significantly reduce depressive symptoms in bipolar depression

May 8, 2019
Adjunctive infliximab, an anti-inflammatory agent, did not significantly decrease depressive symptoms compared with placebo in adults with bipolar…

In the Journals

Collaborative care approaches effective for depression

May 7, 2019
Integrating the Patient Health Questionnaire–2 and the Patient Health Questionnaire–9 to screen for depression was effective in primary…

Meeting News

ACOG revises postpartum office visit recommendations

May 4, 2019
NASHVILLE, Tenn. — Seeking to address the 60% of maternal deaths that occur during following delivery, the American College of Obstetricians…

In the Journals

Many adolescents have mental disorders at the time of transition into adulthood

May 3, 2019
A Danish nationwide birth cohort study showed that the incidence rates of any mental disorder, substance use disorders, depression and anxiety…

In the Journals

Major depression characterized by dopamine dysfunction

May 1, 2019
Major depressive disorder, particularly with recurring episodes, was linked to lower dopamine transporter levels in the dorsal striatum, according to…

In the Journals

Not all mental health apps disclose third-party data transmission practices

April 30, 2019
Of 36 smartphone apps for depression and smoking cessation assessed in a cross-sectional study, 29 transmitted data to services provided by Facebook…

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