Psych Congress

Healio brings you the highlights from Psych Congress. Refer back to this page often for the latest news from Psych Congress, perspectives and interviews with leading researchers and clinicians, and to review archives of past meetings.

 

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Transgender treatment controversies persist among clinicians

October 9, 2019
SAN DIEGO — In a video interview, Jack Drescher, MD, clinical professor of psychiatry at Columbia University’s College of Physicians and…
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Current ADHD medications provide patients, clinicians with ‘exciting’ options

October 8, 2019
Tim Wilens, MD, chief of the division of child and adolescent psychiatry at Massachusetts General Hospital in Boston and professor of psychiatry at…
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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…
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Lofexidine lowers need for supportive medications to control opioid withdrawal symptoms

October 7, 2019
Results from a study presented at Psych Congress suggested that lofexidine can effectively mitigate symptoms of opioid withdrawal syndrome during…
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Lofexidine, ketamine, cannabinoids: possible alternatives to opiates for chronic pain

October 5, 2019
SAN DIEGO — Thomas Kosten, MD, Waggoner Chair and Professor of Psychiatry, Pharmacology, Immunology, and Neuroscience, and director of the…
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More research needed to determine CBD’s role in psychiatry

October 5, 2019
SAN DIEGO — With cannabidiol, or CBD, becoming increasingly popular, a presenter here at Psych Congress discussed what that can mean for…
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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…
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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…
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Expert discusses MDMA-assisted psychotherapy for PTSD

October 4, 2019
SAN DIEGO — Rick Doblin, PhD, founder and executive director of the Multidisciplinary Association for Psychedelic Studies (MAPS), discussed…
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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…
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