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FDA advises on medication-assisted treatment for individuals taking depressants

September 20, 2017
The FDA today issued a Drug Safety Communication advising that buprenorphine and methadone should not be withheld from individuals receiving…

APA, National Council oppose Graham-Cassidy bill

September 20, 2017
The American Psychiatric Association and the National Council for Behavioral Health recently expressed opposition to the Graham-Cassidy bill…
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VIDEO: Top clinical challenges in major depression

September 20, 2017
NEW ORLEANS — In this video, Michael E. Thase, MD, of Perelman School of Medicine, University of Pennsylvania, discusses significant clinical

More Democrats than Republicans OK with how media covers science

September 20, 2017
More Democrats than Republicans think the news media does a good job of covering science, according to the results of a new study. The Pew Research…

AMA urges Senate to reject Graham-Cassidy proposal

September 20, 2017
The AMA recently sent a letter to Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell and Minority Leader Charles Schumer strongly opposing the Graham-Cassidy…
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Severe mental illness linked to substantially increased risk for CVD

September 20, 2017
Compared with the general population, those with severe mental illness have a substantially increased risk for CVD, according to findings recently…
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Expert addresses top clinical challenges in substance use disorder treatment

September 19, 2017
NEW ORLEANS — In a session here, Thomas R. Kosten, MD, of Baylor College of Medicine and MD Anderson Cancer Center, Houston, discussed top…
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Sleep, support essential in treating postpartum depression

September 19, 2017
NEW ORLEANS — Getting adequate amounts of sleep and receiving good social support are major factors in reducing symptoms of postpartum…
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Novel drug associated with long-term remission in schizophrenia

September 19, 2017
NEW ORLEANS — Rexulti, a serotonin-dopamine activity modulator, may help individuals with schizophrenia achieve sustained long-term remission…
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VIDEO: Choosing the best technologies, mobile apps for your practice

September 19, 2017
NEW ORLEANS — In this video, Steven Chan, MD, MBA, of the University of California, San Francisco, explains how health technologies can be
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ACP remains opposed to legalizing physician-assisted suicide

September 18, 2017
The American College of Physicians has reaffirmed its opposition to legalizing physician-assisted suicide and its commitment to improving hospice and…
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VIDEO: How cannabis policies will affect psychiatric practice

September 18, 2017
NEW ORLEANS — Twenty-nine states and Washington D.C. have medical cannabis policies and 9 states and Washington, D.C. have legalized
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Rexulti improves remission in individuals with inadequate antidepressant response

September 18, 2017
NEW ORLEANS — Poster data presented here at Psych Congress indicated three dosages of Rexulti improved depression remission rates among…
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VIDEO: How can we protect our brains?

September 18, 2017
NEW ORLEANS — “Something I’m seeing more and more are the consequences of either major traumatic brain injury in a single episode
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Certain sleep disorders increase depression frequency, severity in men

September 18, 2017
Men with comorbid obstructive sleep apnea and insomnia symptoms have a greater likelihood and severity of depression than men with only one of these…
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Focus on strengths when treating autism

September 18, 2017
NEW ORLEANS — To better communicate and treat individuals with autism, clinicians and parents should focus on their strengths, which are often…
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Seven things to know before utilizing telepsychiatry in your practice

September 17, 2017
NEW ORLEANS — A presenter here at Psych Congress addressed seven “perils” of telepsychiatry and provided “pearls” for…
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Mydayis improves ADHD, functioning in adults

September 17, 2017
NEW ORLEANS — Data presented here indicated efficacy and safety of Mydayis, a once-daily mixed salts of a single-entity amphetamine product…
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VIDEO: Smart journaling platform improves mental health patient engagement

September 17, 2017
NEW ORLEANS — “Our vision is to make mental health care accessible,” Kouris Kalligas, CEO of Therachat, told Healio.com/Psychiatry
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Using music to break barriers in homelessness, mental health

September 17, 2017
NEW ORLEANS — In a session here at Psych Congress, Vijay Gupta, MM, director of Street Symphony and violinist, illustrated the power of music…
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