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Antidepressant Effects of Ketamine Appear to Require Opioid System Activation

Researchers conducted a double-blind crossover study in adults with treatment-resistant depression to determine the involvement of the opioid system in ketamine’s antidepressant effects.

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Attention-Deficit/Hyperactivity Disorder Increasing Among US Children and Adolescents

This increase may be the result of expanded continuing medical education regarding ADHD that has raised physician awareness, as well as modifications in diagnostic criteria.

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Cost-Effective Telehealth Alternatives for Veterans With Depression

Researchers working with a population of veterans found that the healthcare utilization costs of telehealth services were significantly cheaper compared with in-person visits, with only a relatively small difference in quality of life.

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Polygenic Risk Scores Could Aid in Identifying Bipolar Disorder, Schizophrenia

While polygenic risk scores are not yet ready for clinical use, researchers found that patients with psychosis had significant increases in schizophrenia and bipolar polygenic risk scores.

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Autism Spectrum Disorders Associated With Depression in Young Adults

Investigators examined whether individuals with ASD were more likely to be diagnosed with depression in adulthood.