Depression Research Update: July 2016

July 5, 2016
Mark L. Fuerst

Three new studies focus on innovative strategies to manage depression.


1. Truong A, Moukaddam N, et al. Preliminary findings from the smartphone and online usage-based evaluation for depression (SOLVD) study: clinical and electronic data agreement. Abstract presented at: American Psychiatric Association Annual Meeting; May 14-18, 2016; Atlanta.
2. Videman M, Tokariev A, Saikkonen H, et al. Newborn brain function is affected by fetal exposure to maternal serotonin reuptake inhibitors. Cereb Cortex. Published online June 6, 2016. doi: 10.1093/cercor/bhw153.
3. Molenaar NM, Brouwer ME, Bockting CLH, et al. Stop or go? Preventive cognitive therapy with guided tapering of antidepressants during pregnancy: study protocol of a pragmatic multicentre non-inferiority randomized controlled trial.BMC Psychiatry. 2016;16:72. doi: 10.1186/s12888-016-0752-6.