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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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Appetitive Symptoms, Fluoxetine, and Light Therapy: Predicting Treatment Response for Nonseasonal Major Depression

Appetitive Symptoms, Fluoxetine, and Light Therapy: Predicting Treatment Response for Nonseasonal Major Depression

Researchers examined whether more severe appetitive symptoms predicted a positive response to light therapy.

Short Form of Geriatric Depression Scale May Be Useful Assessment Tool Across Adult Lifespan

Short Form of Geriatric Depression Scale May Be Useful Assessment Tool Across Adult Lifespan

The GDS-15 uses short sentences and a yes/no format, which is easier for patients who are struggling with depression, fatigue, or cognitive impairment to tolerate.

Parental Depression Associated With Increased Healthcare Utilization in Children, Adolescents

Parental Depression Associated With Increased Healthcare Utilization in Children, Adolescents

A combination of factors may have been responsible for the association between parental depression and increased healthcare visits in their children, including shared genetic risks.

Antidepressants and Bleeding Risk: What's the Link?

Antidepressants and Bleeding Risk: What's the Link?

Results showed an increased risk of bleeding with SRIs by 1.16-2.36 times with an even higher 3.17- to 10.9-fold risk with concomitant NSAIDs.

Depression Associated With More Severe Disease Activity, Functional Impairment in axSpA

Depression Associated With More Severe Disease Activity, Functional Impairment in axSpA

Depression is common in patients with axSpA and is associated with more severe disease activity and functional impairment.

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