Researchers found no association between depression severity and brain-derived neurotrophic factor (BDNF) levels, and no correlation between BDNF levels and response to electroconvulsive therapy.
It’s no surprise that recent events, including the confirmation hearings for Supreme Court Justice Brett Kavanaugh, have elicited a number of painful memories for people across the United States.
Investigators examined whether adolescents who use marijuana heavily develop acute psychotic symptoms at a much higher rate than youths who use marijuana minimally or not at all.
Investigators observed a link between food insecurity — difficulty affording enough food to support regular, balanced meals — and increased probability of binge-eating disorder and obesity, according to study results.
Investigators evaluated the cost-effectiveness of augmentation with either aripiprazole or bupropion in patients with depression compared with switching to a new antidepressant.
An analysis of once-daily valbenazine trials revealed improvements in tardive dyskinesia in patients with mood disorders.
Products covered under the Clozapine REMS program include Clozaril (HLS Therapeutics), Fazaclo (Jazz), and Versacloz (TruPharma), in addition to all generic versions.
A negative association between number of cigarettes per day and quality of life was observed in patients with psychosis.
Sleep has important functions for the regulation of mood and emotion, and treatment of sleep disturbances in bipolar disorder may improve patient outcomes.
The consequence of the shutdown means the budget appropriated by Congress for the Agency is on hold, resulting in ~7000 of it’s 17,000 employees being furloughed.
Dr Pransky shares some examples of robots that have shown impressive psychiatric applications, as well as her thoughts on giving robots the critical role of delivering healthcare to human beings.
Changes in anxiety, depression, or insomnia symptoms were examined in patients with opioid use disorder taking extended-release naltrexone or buprenorphine-naloxone.