In the Journals

Tweets can serve as window into Twitter users' mental health

November 4, 2019
Tweets may help reveal Twitter users’ levels of loneliness and could thus be used to help target interventions that alleviate morbidities in…

In the Journals

Combinatorial pharmacogenomic test may significantly improve MDD outcomes

November 1, 2019
A combinatorial pharmacogenomic test significantly improved outcomes among patients with major depressive disorder who had at least one prior…

In the Journals

CBT no more cost-effective than antidepressants for depression

October 29, 2019
Cognitive behavioral therapy and antidepressants have comparable efficacy and are both viable options for the initial treatment of major depressive…

In the Journals

More research needed to determine if medicinal cannabinoids improve mental health

October 29, 2019
Current research is lacking to support claims that cannabinoids improve depressive disorders and symptoms, anxiety disorders or ADHD, according to…

In the Journals

People with mental disorders die significantly earlier than general population

October 28, 2019
Individuals with mental disorders have significantly higher mortality rates than the general population, according to results of a Danish…

In the Journals

Self-dissolution from psilocybin, meditation may improve mental health

October 25, 2019
Mindfulness meditation supplemented with psilocybin may produce synergistic effects and potentially counteract symptoms of several mental disorders…

In the Journals

People with depression more likely to develop Facebook addiction

October 18, 2019
People with depression who use Facebook as a coping mechanism are at an increased risk for developing Facebook Addiction Disorder, or FAD, which may…

In the Journals

Diet changes in young adults may quickly reduce depression symptoms

October 17, 2019
Short-term diet changes for young adults may significantly reduce depression symptoms, according to results from an Australian randomized controlled…

In the Journals

Deep brain stimulation may improve treatment-resistant depression symptoms

October 15, 2019
Deep brain stimulation of the subcallosal cingulate white matter provided antidepressant effects in most patients with treatment-resistant…

CME Article

Compounded Stigma in LGBTQ+ People: A Framework for Understanding the Relationship Between Substance Use Disorders, Mental Illness, Trauma, and Sexual Minority Status

Psychiatric Annals, October 2019, Volume 49 Issue 10
Lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender, and queer/questioning (LGBTQ+) people are sexual minorities and have higher rates of substance use disorders…

In the JournalsPerspective

Anxiety, depression may reduce adherence to cardiac rehabilitation

October 10, 2019
With World Mental Health Day on Oct. 10, cardiologists should take the mental health of their patients into consideration, as a recent study…

Meeting News

Elevated blood pressure from esketamine not major concern

October 8, 2019
Some patients with treatment-resistant depression who were assigned esketamine nasal spray in a clinical trial experienced temporary elevated blood…

In the Journals

Antidepressants not associated with adverse health outcomes

October 7, 2019
Current evidence does not support claims of adverse health outcomes associated with antidepressant use, and such claims are likely exaggerated by…

Meeting NewsVideo

Clinical challenges in MDD patients with comorbid disorders

October 5, 2019
SAN DIEGO — In a video interview, W. Clay Jackson, MD, DipTh, clinical assistant professor of family medicine and psychiatry, University of…

Meeting News

Mental health treatment options for women of reproductive age

October 4, 2019
SAN DIEGO — In a session here, Marlene P. Freeman, MD, associate professor of psychiatry, Harvard Medical School, and associate director of the…

Meeting News

Unmet needs exist in ketamine research

October 4, 2019
SAN DIEGO — An expert discussed the research supporting ketamine and esketamine for treatment-resistant depression as well as what future…

Meeting News

Ten drug combinations in major depressive disorder

October 3, 2019
SAN DIEGO — Alternatives with new mechanisms of action are needed after 50 years of drug development focusing on monoamines for treating major…

FDA News

Janssen submits supplemental new drug application for Spravato

October 3, 2019
The Janssen Pharmaceutical Companies of Johnson & Johnson has submitted a supplemental new drug application to the FDA seeking a new indication…

In the Journals

Oral contraceptives may increase depression risk in adolescent girls

October 2, 2019
Adolescent girls who take oral contraceptive pills may have an increased risk for depressive symptoms, according to findings published in JAMA

5 stories to read for Depression Awareness Month

October 1, 2019
More than 17 million adults in the U.S. have experienced a major depressive episode, according to data from the 2017 National Survey on Drug Use and…

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