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Brain activity differs between boys, girls with depression

July 21, 2017

Recent findings indicated sex-specific differences in brain activity among adolescents with depression.

“Men are more liable to suffer from persistent depression, whereas in women depression tends to be more episodic,” Jie-Yu Chuang, a PhD student at the University of Cambridge, United Kingdom, said in a press release. “Compared with women, depressed men are also more likely to suffer serious consequences from their depression, such as substance abuse and suicide.”

In the Journals

Study suggests link between antidepressant exposure, autism

July 20, 2017
Autism was more common in children exposed to antidepressants during pregnancy, compared with children not exposed to antidepressants whose mothers had a history of…
FDA News

FDA approves NDA for generic extended-release Concerta

July 17, 2017
Impax Laboratories recently announced receipt of an AB therapeutic equivalent rating and final FDA approval for its abbreviated New Drug Application for a generic…
In the Journals

Strategies to diagnose, treat anxiety disorders for primary care pediatricians

July 17, 2017
Anxiety disorders are the most common psychiatric disorders with onset in childhood, according to a report recently published in Pediatric Annals. A primary care…
CME

Coping Strategies for Child Bully-Victims

Psychiatric Annals, March 2013, Volume 43 Issue 3
1. Distinguish what types of bullying are most common at different ages. 2. Describe six questions to screen for…
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Journal of Psychosocial Nursing and Mental Health Services May 2017 CNE Activity

This activity is co-provided by Villanova University College of Nursing and SLACK Incorporated.

Topics include integrating anxiety reduction in an auditory hallucinations course, mindfulness and quality of life…
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VIDEO: What to look for when treating anxiety in children, adolescents

June 7, 2016
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