In the Journals

OCD, PTSD symptoms overlap

September 10, 2019
Findings published in Psychiatry Research revealed significant overlap between self-reported PTSD and obsessive-compulsive disorder symptoms…

In the Journals

Heightened impulsivity common in many psychiatric disorders

August 28, 2019
Results from a meta-analysis published in JAMA Psychiatry support delay discounting — a type of decision-making tied to impulsivity — as…

Massachusetts General ranked #1 hospital for psychiatry in 2019 to 2020

July 30, 2019
Massachusetts General Hospital has been named the number one hospital for psychiatric care in America for 2019 to 2020, according to the U.S. News

In the Journals

Deep brain stimulation improves OCD symptoms

June 6, 2019
High-frequency deep transcranial magnetic stimulation, or dTMS, over the medial prefrontal cortex and anterior cingulate cortex safely improved…

In the Journals

Many adolescents have mental disorders at the time of transition into adulthood

May 3, 2019
A Danish nationwide birth cohort study showed that the incidence rates of any mental disorder, substance use disorders, depression and anxiety…

In the Journals

Adults with ADHD represent an important subgroup of OCD

April 29, 2019
Adult patients with obsessive-compulsive disorder and ADHD experienced earlier onset of and more severe obsessive-compulsive symptoms, according to a…

In the Journals

CBT, supportive psychotherapy improve body dysmorphia severity

February 20, 2019
Adults with body dysmorphic disorder benefited from both cognitive behavioral therapy and supportive psychotherapy, findings published in JAMA

In the Journals

Lower birth weight may increase risk for neurodevelopmental disorders

February 7, 2019
After controlling for family-related confounders, lower birth weight was associated with an increased risk for several psychiatric disorders…

In the Journals

Connectivity network predicts effects of deep brain stimulation for OCD

January 18, 2019
Study findings revealed that specific connectivity profiles — which comprised fronto-thalamic streamlines in the brain — can predict…

In the Journals

Comorbidity within all mental disorders highly prevalent

January 16, 2019
In a Danish population-based cohort study of almost 6 million people, researchers found that individuals with any mental disorder were at increased…

In the Journals

Obsessive compulsive symptoms common in community youth

January 2, 2019
After assessing data from a large community sample of more than 7,000 youth, researchers found a high rate of obsessive-compulsive symptoms…

CME Article

Comorbid Obsessive-Compulsive Symptoms in Schizophrenia: Neurocognitive Profile

Psychiatric Annals, December 2018, Volume 48 Issue 12
Although schizophrenia and obsessive-compulsive disorder (OCD) are discrete psychiatric disorders, evidence from neuroimaging studies as well as…

CME Article

Obsessive-Compulsive Schizophrenia: Clinical and Conceptual Perspective

Psychiatric Annals, December 2018, Volume 48 Issue 12
Schizophrenia has long challenged clinicians and researchers due to its diverse clinical phenomena and high rate of comorbidity. Emerging evidence…

Guest Editorial

Comorbidity and Schizophrenia

Psychiatric Annals, December 2018, Volume 48 Issue 12
Schizophrenia is more often than not a chronic relapsing illness and unfortunately, it is one of the top 10 most disabling conditions in the World…

In the Journals

Reward learning may offer novel therapeutic target in OCD

December 11, 2018
Using a sensory preconditioning paradigm to determine the extent to which individuals were using past experiences to guide their behavior…

In the Journals

Error processing, inhibitory control both altered in OCD

December 6, 2018
After conducting a meta-analysis of data from functional MRI studies, researchers found that patients with obsessive-compulsive disorder showed…

In the Journals

Infections may increase risk for mental disorders, psychotropic use

December 5, 2018
Severe infections requiring hospitalization were linked to subsequent increased risk for hospitalization for any mental disorder and psychotropic…

Meeting NewsVideo

VIDEO: CBT effective intervention in OCD

October 30, 2018
ORLANDO, Fla. — Cognitive behavioral therapy can be an effective intervention for individuals with obsessive-compulsive disorder, according to…

In the Journals

GeneSight genetic test yields cost savings for psychiatric patients

September 28, 2018
A health economic study evaluating the financial impact of the GeneSight combinatorial pharmacogenomic test on major commercial health plans found…

FDA News

FDA permits marketing of brain stimulation system for OCD

August 17, 2018
The FDA has permitted Brainways Ltd. to market the Brainsway Deep Transcranial Magnetic Stimulation System for the treatment of obsessive compulsive…

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