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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

Depressive symptoms and impaired executive functioning, both common in patients with glioblastoma are independently associated with shorter overall survival.

What percentage of patients hospitalized for depression eventually die by suicide? Learn more in this quiz.

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

“Maybe (like me) you just want to know why our colleagues die by suicide at twice the rate of their patients” asks this family physician. Here: results from 4 “psychological autopsies.”

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.

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