Treatment

Acupuncture vs Sham Laser For Psychophysical Response: Is One Better Than the Other?

Acupuncture vs Sham Laser For Psychophysical Response: Is One Better Than the Other?

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In traditional acupuncture, a concept that is central to achieving a therapeutic response is De Qi, which represents the sensory effects induced by the procedure.

Role of Ziprasidone Augmentation in Major Depressive Disorder Examined

Role of Ziprasidone Augmentation in Major Depressive Disorder Examined

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In an 8-week open-label extension, escitalopram plus ziprasidone was found to be safe in certain patients, requiring regular cardiovascular and metabolic monitoring.

Brexanolone: A Possible Novel Treatment in Severe Postpartum Depression

Brexanolone: A Possible Novel Treatment in Severe Postpartum Depression

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The rapidity of symptom remission (within 24 hours) and its efficacy are exciting developments in finding a novel treatment for PPD.

How Can Men Be Encouraged to Seek Help for Mental Health?

How Can Men Be Encouraged to Seek Help for Mental Health?

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Men, including male physicians, are less likely than female physicians to seek medical treatment for their own health conditions.

Open-Label Placebo Treatment Reduces Chronic Pain

Open-Label Placebo Treatment Reduces Chronic Pain

Even when knowing they were taking a placebo, patients still obtained relief from pain.

Mindfulness Meditation Alters Emotional Processing

Mindfulness Meditation Alters Emotional Processing

Brief mindfulness meditation reduces difference between late positive potential response to negative high arousing, neutral stimuli.

America's Mental Health System Update

America's Mental Health System Update

Patients with a diagnosed psychiatric problem are at increased odds of being in the emergency department for more than 24 hours.

Home-based CBT Improves Sleep During Pregnancy

Home-based CBT Improves Sleep During Pregnancy

Sleep duration was significantly longer and there was less sleep disruption for pregnant women in the sleep enhancement training group compared with that of women in control groups.

Fear and Anxiety: Implications for Treatment

Fear and Anxiety: Implications for Treatment

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Individuals with bilateral damage to the amygdala can still feel fear.

Effectiveness of Psychoeducational Intervention for Individuals Experiencing Fear of Cancer Recurrence

Effectiveness of Psychoeducational Intervention for Individuals Experiencing Fear of Cancer Recurrence

Researchers conducted a randomized controlled trial to examine the efficacy of a psychoeducational intervention to reduce fear of cancer recurrence.

The Effect of Cognitive Remediation Training on Functional Connectivity and Social Cognition in Schizophrenia

The Effect of Cognitive Remediation Training on Functional Connectivity and Social Cognition in Schizophrenia

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Study provides further evidence for the effects of cognitive enhancement intervention on brain functional connectivity and cognitive performance in patients with schizophrenia.

ADHD Medications and Bone Density

ADHD Medications and Bone Density

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Children and teens who used stimulants for attention-deficit/hyperactivity disorder had lower bone mineral content and bone density than nonusers.

Time of Day Influences Psychotherapy Outcomes

Time of Day Influences Psychotherapy Outcomes

Psychotherapy session appears most effective in the morning when cortisol levels are high.

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