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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…
Breaking News

Trump issues executive order to expand private Medicare insurance plans

October 4, 2019
President Donald J. Trump signed an executive order that directs HHS to take action to provide more insurance plan options under Medicare Advantage…
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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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What clinicians need to know about buprenorphine for opioid use disorder

October 3, 2019
SAN DIEGO — In a video interview, Arwen Podesta, MD, ABPN, FASAM, ABIHM, a board-certified adult psychiatrist of Podesta Wellness in New…
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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

CDC: Flavored e-cigarette use rises among children, teens

October 3, 2019
Flavored e-cigarette use among high school and middle school students is rising, according to data published in Morbidity and Mortality Weekly
Meeting News

Psych Congress keynote: Sharing our inner lives in public spaces can bring people together

October 3, 2019
SAN DIEGO — In the Psych Congress keynote address, artist Candy Chang discussed how her public art experiment offered individuals a platform to…
In the Journals

Women, girls with ADHD six times more likely to have teenage pregnancy

October 2, 2019
Women and girls with ADHD are significantly more likely to give birth as teenagers than those without ADHD, according to a nationwide cohort study…
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
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Donepezil carries higher hospitalization risk than other Alzheimer’s drugs

October 2, 2019
Older patients prescribed donepezil had a higher risk for hospital admission for rhabdomyolysis than patients prescribed rivastigmine or galantamine…
GuidelinesPerspective

AAP updates 2011 ADHD guideline

October 1, 2019
The AAP has updated its clinical practice ADHD guideline for the first time since 2011. The recommendations focus predominantly on evaluation…
In the Journals

Current suicide interventions may not fully account for race, ethnicity

October 1, 2019
The current “one size fits all” approach to suicide prevention does not account for racial/ethnic minority groups, according to findings…

USPSTF finds insufficient evidence to recommend drug counseling by PCPs

October 1, 2019
The U.S. Preventive Services Task Force said the evidence was insufficient to recommend counseling by primary care physicians to prevent drug use…

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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Young adults with chronic diseases report more daily marijuana use

September 30, 2019
Patients with medical conditions are more likely to use marijuana than those without, with 11.2% of young adults living with chronic disease using it…
FDA News

FDA, DEA clamp down on ‘rogue’ opioid website operators

September 30, 2019
The FDA announced that it and the Drug Enforcement Administration sent warning letters to four online networks that operate 10 websites for illegally…
In the Journals

Sertraline may reduce anxiety more quickly than depressive symptoms

September 30, 2019
Sertraline led to decreased anxiety symptoms within 6 weeks, but its effect on depressive symptoms took longer to emerge, according to data published…
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