Psych Congress

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VIDEO: What clinicians need to know about cannabis

October 22, 2016
SAN ANTONIO — As the legalization of cannabis increases across the U.S., clinicians should be prepared on how to manage patients who use…
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Holistic, non-pharmacologic intervention program improves mental health, well-being

October 21, 2016
SAN ANTONIO — Pharmacologic treatment should be paired with ‘wise’ non-pharmacologic interventions to improve patient care, said a…
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Liraglutide improves cognition in adults with mood disorders

October 21, 2016
SAN ANTONIO — Pilot data from an ongoing clinical trial on a repurposed GLP-1 receptor antagonist has been found to recalibrate the circuits…
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VIDEO: What’s new in ADHD medications

October 21, 2016
SAN ANTONIO — In this video, Timothy Wilens, PhD, chief of the division of child and adolescent psychiatry and co-director of the Center for…
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Music can be used to create community, improve well-being

October 21, 2016
SAN ANTONIO — An interactive keynote session here at the U.S. Psychiatric and Mental Health Congress used group sing-a-long to illustrate the…
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No differences found in utilization, costs between paliperidone palmitate monotherapy, adjunctive therapy

September 18, 2015
Results presented in a poster at the U.S. Psychiatric and Mental Health Congress indicate no significant differences in health care utilization and…
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Treatment program leads to better outcomes among prisoners with serious mental illness

September 17, 2015
Outpatient mental health treatment may lead to better outcomes among prisoners with serious mental illness, including longer time to criminal…

Urine drug monitoring may be useful intervention to improve antipsychotic adherence

September 16, 2015
SAN DIEGO — Results presented in a poster here indicate substance abuse is common among individuals treated with antipsychotic medications…
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Antipsychotic nonadherence may be more common in bipolar disorder, MDD than schizophrenia

September 16, 2015
SAN DIEGO — Nonadherence to antipsychotic medication and substance misuse may be more common among individuals with major depressive disorder…
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Start slow, simple to avoid polypharmacy among patients with borderline personality disorder

September 15, 2015
SAN DIEGO — In a presentation at U.S. Psychiatric and Mental Health Congress, Victor Hong, MD, and Kenneth Silk, MD, of the University…
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