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The Implications of Chronobiology for Psychiatry

Chronobiology has undergone exponential growth in the past decade, with major discoveries at the molecular and neuroanatomic level.

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Depression

What percentage of depressed patients are resistant to treatment with conventional antidepressant medication?

Clinicians will likely encounter increasing numbers of older adults with late-life depression. Advances in our understanding of the neurobiology can help inform diagnosis and prognosis.

An intensive in-home program aimed at pregnant teens at risk for drug use and depression, specifically American Indian teens, proves successful.

Patients with severe depression are more likely to have symptom remission with a combination of cognitive therapy and antidepressant medication than those with less severe or more chronic illness.

In this video, Dr Andrew Solomon talks about how psychiatrists and psychologists can help depressed or traumatized patients foster resilience, without trivializing their pain.

What to do once treatment-resistant depression is established based on risk factors and exclusion of other conditions? Insights here—and a treatment algorithm.

The discovery that a single IV infusion of low-dose (subanesthetic) ketamine exerts rapid antidepressant effects constitutes an expansion in our understanding of the neurobiology of depression and provides new avenues for drug development.

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