Teen depression rises with screen time, potential new target for novel antidepressants, and more key findings here.
Doing a review of systems wasn’t “rocket science,” as they say—but it was a classic example of medical science and of why psychiatrists are physicians first.
This new FDA order now allows patients who need and want ECT, as well as practitioners who perform it, to breathe a sigh of relief.
She was only 21. After "it" happened, I held a lecture on depression. I mentioned her at the end as a tribute. I longed for closure. More in this Portrait of a Psychiatrist.
Pediatric pearls with a focus on depression.
A study aimed to find out if cognitive training exercises that can boost attentional control and working memory could also influence emotional functioning.
Psychiatry has finally crossed into a new paradigm in the treatment of TRD, bringing the glutamate system on board to join the modulation of the monoamine systems.
Outpatient treatment sees modest growth, outcome expectancy varies with treatment type and time, “next steps” proposed for depression remission—here’s a brief look at some of the latest findings.
Withdrawal and retreat are the counter-transference pitfalls in TRD. It is often done to the tune of “this is as good as it gets.” Scratch that. A bonus podcast accompanies this piece.
The chronic and relapsing course of TBI-associated depression poses a challenge to the management of afflicted patients.