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Computerized Cognitive Behavioral Therapy Can Be Effective in Mood and Anxiety Disorders

Computerized Cognitive Behavioral Therapy Can Be Effective in Mood and Anxiety Disorders

Computerized cognitive behavioral therapy has been found to be effective at treating patients with depression and anxiety in the primary care setting.

Tools for Effective Psychiatric Treatment for Pediatric Patients With Hearing Loss

Tools for Effective Psychiatric Treatment for Pediatric Patients With Hearing Loss

Children and adolescents with hearing loss may be more prone to developing depression, aggression, oppositional defiant disorder, conduct disorder, and psychopathy than their normally hearing peers.

Posttreatment Brain Effects of Psilocybin in Patients With Treatment-Resistant Depression

Posttreatment Brain Effects of Psilocybin in Patients With Treatment-Resistant Depression

Researchers documented changes in brain blood flow and connectivity following the use of psilocybin in patients with treatment-resistant depression.

Brexanolone Trials Show Positive Results in Reducing Symptoms of Postpartum Depression

Brexanolone Trials Show Positive Results in Reducing Symptoms of Postpartum Depression

Brexanolone showed top-line results in patients with moderate and severe postpartum depression.

Frequent Migraines Increase Severity of Anxiety, Depression

Frequent Migraines Increase Severity of Anxiety, Depression

Patients with frequent migraines were shown to have an increased risk for depression and anxiety.

Genetic Link Between Obesity Traits, Depression With Atypical Features

Genetic Link Between Obesity Traits, Depression With Atypical Features

Major depressive disorder with atypical features was shown to share genetic factors with obesity-related traits.

Effectiveness of Sertraline in Depressed Patients With Advanced Chronic Kidney Disease

Effectiveness of Sertraline in Depressed Patients With Advanced Chronic Kidney Disease

Sertraline did not significantly improve depressive symptoms in patients with non-dialysis-dependent chronic kidney disease.

FDA Approves Schizophrenia Medication With Digital Ingestion Sensor

FDA Approves Schizophrenia Medication With Digital Ingestion Sensor

The ability to track ingestion of medications prescribed for mental illness may be useful for some patients.

Higher Incidence of Psychiatric Disorder Diagnosis Among Women With Psoriatic Arthritis

Higher Incidence of Psychiatric Disorder Diagnosis Among Women With Psoriatic Arthritis

In women with PsA, there is a higher prevalence of ADHD and depression.

Gender Differences for New-Onset Depression Following Long-Term Opioid Use

Gender Differences for New-Onset Depression Following Long-Term Opioid Use

In Veterans Health Association patients, new-onset depression was more common among women than men using long-term opioids.

Genetic Factors Associated With Depression, Alcohol Dependence

Genetic Factors Associated With Depression, Alcohol Dependence

A newly identified genetic risk variant links comorbid alcohol dependence and depression in African American men.

Depressive Symptoms in Men Linked to Vegetarian Diet Adherence

Depressive Symptoms in Men Linked to Vegetarian Diet Adherence

Men who eat a vegetarian diet have a higher risk of depressive symptoms.

Depression Linked to Early Disease Activity in Rheumatoid Arthritis

Depression Linked to Early Disease Activity in Rheumatoid Arthritis

There is an increased risk for depression and persistent depression in patients with rheumatoid arthritis.

Dermatologic Disorders Increase Risk for Depression, Suicidal Behavior

Dermatologic Disorders Increase Risk for Depression, Suicidal Behavior

Dermatologic diseases such as acne, psoriasis and atopic dermatitis frequently have psychiatric comorbidities such as depression or suicidal ideation.

Training Physicians Experience Increased Rate of Depressive Symptoms

Training Physicians Experience Increased Rate of Depressive Symptoms

For training physicians, depressive symptoms increase in the first year.

Supplemental CBT Plus Antidepressant Therapy Benefits Treatment-Resistant Depression

Supplemental CBT Plus Antidepressant Therapy Benefits Treatment-Resistant Depression

No prior randomized controlled trials have tested supplementing routine medication management with CBT in patients with drug-resistant depression.

Lurasidone Reduces Depression in Children With Bipolar Disorder

Lurasidone Reduces Depression in Children With Bipolar Disorder

Researchers evaluated the safety and efficacy of lurasidone in children and adolescents with bipolar depression.

Relapse Risk After Discontinuation of Antidepressants for Anxiety

Relapse Risk After Discontinuation of Antidepressants for Anxiety

There are indications that for some patients, drug treatment is less effective when reinstated after relapse.

Neuroinflammation Associated With Anxiety, Depression in Multiple Sclerosis

Neuroinflammation Associated With Anxiety, Depression in Multiple Sclerosis

In patients with multiple sclerosis, neuroinflammation is linked to anxiety and depression.

Psychedelic Mushrooms May Benefit Patients With Depression Unresponsive to Treatment

Psychedelic Mushrooms May Benefit Patients With Depression Unresponsive to Treatment

Nineteen of 20 patients who received psilocybin showed an improvement in their symptoms for up to 5 weeks after treatment.

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