ECT May Enhance Neuroplasticity in Treatment of Acute MDD
ECT has been an acute intervention for patients with severe resistant MDD, but what is its effect on brain volume?
Positive Psychiatry: An Interview With Dilip V. Jeste, MD
A Q&A on the emerging field of positive psychiatry.
Biomarkers Delineate 3 Distinct Psychosis Biotypes
Brain-based biomarkers identify more biologically homogeneous categories of psychosis than do clinical diagnoses.
Neuroinflammation Marker May Foretell Psychosis
Neuroinflammation may be a culprit in the development of psychosis. What are the clinical implications?
Cranial Electrotherapy Stimulation for Bipolar Depression: New Data
The author scrutinizes the results of a new pilot study that finds the Fisher Wallace Stimulator® effective in treating bipolar depression.
The Neurobiology of Psychotherapy
An update on what happens in the brain when the mind is engaged in psychotherapy.
Contemporary ECT, Part 2: Mechanism of Action and Future Research Directions
Simply telling patients “we don’t know how ECT works” neglects our abundant knowledge of what this treatment does. The authors review biological actions of ECT and discuss future directions for research.
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