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Mind-Body Therapy and Psychiatry: Ancient Tools for Modern Practice

Mind-Body Therapy and Psychiatry: Ancient Tools for Modern Practice

Meditation techniques have an ever-growing evidence base to support their use and have become increasingly accepted in Western medicine as helpful adjuncts to other therapies.

FDA Approval of Medication With a Digital Monitoring System: Major Breakthrough or "Brave New World"?

FDA Approval of Medication With a Digital Monitoring System: Major Breakthrough or "Brave New World"?

Abilify MyCite adds a digital sensor to the medication aripiprazole. The sensor, an ingestible event marker, is activated by contact with stomach acids and transmits a signal to a skin patch the patient wears, which then transmits to an app.

Managing Comorbid Migraine and Mood Disorders: A Synergistic Approach

Managing Comorbid Migraine and Mood Disorders: A Synergistic Approach

People with migraines and comorbid mood disorders often need treatments that address both conditions, as well as management of sleep, stress, and lifestyle issues.

Pharmacogenetics in Psychiatry: Promising Developments and Potential Pitfalls

Pharmacogenetics in Psychiatry: Promising Developments and Potential Pitfalls

Experts provide practical tips to aid in the often-challenging process of incorporating pharmacogenetic testing into clinical practice.

Addressing Psychiatric Comorbidities in Inflammatory Rheumatic Diseases

Addressing Psychiatric Comorbidities in Inflammatory Rheumatic Diseases

Rheuatology Advisor speaks with a psychologist about addressing mental health in patients with inflammatory arthritis.

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Antidepressant Effects of Ketamine Appear to Require Opioid System Activation

Antidepressant Effects of Ketamine Appear to Require Opioid System Activation

Researchers conducted a double-blind crossover study in adults with treatment-resistant depression to determine the involvement of the opioid system in ketamine's antidepressant effects.

Cost-Effective Telehealth Alternatives for Veterans With Depression

Cost-Effective Telehealth Alternatives for Veterans With Depression

Researchers working with a population of veterans found that the healthcare utilization costs of telehealth services were significantly cheaper compared with in-person visits, with only a relatively small difference in quality of life.

Gestational Diabetes Associated With Increased Risk for Postpartum Depression

Gestational Diabetes Associated With Increased Risk for Postpartum Depression

These findings suggest an increased risk for postpartum depressive symptoms in mothers with gestational diabetes, independent of depressive symptomatology during pregnancy.

Combination Cognitive Behavioral Therapy With Fluoxetine Effective for Adolescent Depression

Combination Cognitive Behavioral Therapy With Fluoxetine Effective for Adolescent Depression

This research suggests that combination therapy not only produces greater proportional response in depression symptoms but that it is also effective in a broader range of individuals.

Selective Serotonin Reuptake Inhibitors May Increase Risk for Suboptimal Fetal Growth

Selective Serotonin Reuptake Inhibitors May Increase Risk for Suboptimal Fetal Growth

Use of serotonin reuptake inhibitors for maternal depression may increase the risk for low birth weight in children.

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