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VIDEO: Analyzing speech patterns to measure emotion in bipolar disorder

May 20, 2019
SAN FRANCISCO — Melvin G. McInnis, MD, Thomas B. and Nancy Upjohn Woodworth professor of bipolar disorder and depression and director of the…
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Physician burnout: Focus on the environment, not the individual

May 20, 2019
SAN FRANCISCO — Burnout should be viewed as a red flag that prompts change at the environmental and systemic levels, although it is often…
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How Game of Thrones explores morality, cognitive dissonance

May 20, 2019
SAN FRANCISCO — In a session here, Cpt Matt Richter, MD, a fourth-year psychiatry resident at Walter Reed Medical Center, described how Game…
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VIDEO: Smartphone apps for serious mental illness

May 20, 2019
SAN FRANCISCO — In a video interview, Liza Hoffman, MSW, LISCW, a clinical social worker in Boston and clinical director of Digital Psychiatry…
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Statins may partially abate risk for dementia in concussed patients

May 20, 2019
Older adults who had a concussion, and also received statins, had a slightly reduced risk for developing dementia later in life, according to…
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Add-on pimavanserin shows efficacy in major depression

May 20, 2019
SAN FRANCISCO — Adjunctive pimavanserin appeared safe, effective and tolerable among patients with
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Trump administration’s latest challenge to Affordable Care Act rests on shaky legal grounds

May 20, 2019
The Justice Department brief filed on May 1 amounts to the Trump administration picking and choosing what parts of the Affordable Care Act should…
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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…
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Improved access to mental health care crucial to affect overdose, suicide rates

May 19, 2019
SAN FRANCISCO — Poor access to mental health services is fueling overdose and suicide epidemics in the United States, according to APA…
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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.
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Long-term treatment with Latuda well-tolerated in pediatric bipolar disorder

May 19, 2019
SAN FRANCISCO — In a 2-year open-label extension study presented at the APA annual meeting, long-term treatment with Latuda was generally…
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APA 2019 opening session promotes diversity, addresses stigma

May 19, 2019
SAN FRANCISCO — In the opening session of the American Psychiatric Association Annual Meeting, current President Altha J. Stewart, MD,
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Wellness education, yoga may be effective interventions in patients with mild cognitive impairment

May 17, 2019
Wellness education appeared to be the most effective intervention for managing patients with mild cognitive impairment, according to findings…
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Closing the gap: Girls’ suicide rate catching up with that of boys

May 17, 2019
Female youth aged 10 to 19 years had a significant and disproportionate increase in suicides between 1975 and 2005 compared with males in the same…
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A look at homelessness in San Francisco and its link to mental health

May 17, 2019
This year, the American Psychiatry Association is hosting
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Psychiatrists can care for the ‘whole’ patient with serious mental illness

May 17, 2019
Psychiatrists and other mental health professionals can address both the physical and mental health needs of individuals with serious mental illness…
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Tramadol after surgery may result in prolonged opioid use

May 16, 2019
People receiving only tramadol after surgery were at slightly higher risk for prolonged opioid use than those receiving other short-acting opioids…
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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…
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Substance-induced psychotic disorder may result from drug exposure, liability to psychosis

May 15, 2019
Research published in American Journal of Psychiatry indicated that substance-induced psychotic disorder occurred in people at high familial risk…
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Benzodiazepine use early in pregnancy may boost risk of spontaneous abortion

May 15, 2019
Exposure to any benzodiazepine agent in early pregnancy was associated with a higher risk for spontaneous abortion, according to data published in…
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