Vol 32 No 1

Brain Stimulation With ECT: Neuroscience Insights From an Old Treatment

January 22, 2015

Some recent breakthroughs, using newly developed neuroscience investigational tools, suggest that if research resources are available, we could soon make substantial advances in understanding the mechanism of action of ECT.

In With the Old, Out With the New

January 21, 2015

Everyone who has ever billed a third party for psychiatric care knows that lack of “medical necessity” is the catch phrase used throughout the insurance industry to deny care that the clinician who has actually evaluated the patient has determined is needed.

Depression, Daughters, and Cellular Aging

January 02, 2015

Can we predict risk for depression? There are no genetic tests or imaging tests that can be used to predict individual risk. But a longitudinal study at Stanford University is worth watching.