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Esketamine Nasal Spray: A New Treatment Possibility for Treatment-Resistant Depression

Esketamine Nasal Spray: A New Treatment Possibility for Treatment-Resistant Depression

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The Janssen Pharmaceutical Companies of Johnson & Johnson have announced the results of 2 long-term phase 3 clinical trials examining esketamine nasal spray in patients with treatment-resistant depression.

Antidepressant Use May Be Linked With Sustained Risk for Weight Gain

Antidepressant Use May Be Linked With Sustained Risk for Weight Gain

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Widespread use of antidepressants may be contributing to long-term increased risk for weight gain.

New APA President Takes Office as the First African-American to Lead the Organization

New APA President Takes Office as the First African-American to Lead the Organization

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Dr Stewart has held executive leadership positions in public behavioral health systems in Michigan, New York, and Pennsylvania. Her career has spanned 3 decades in public sector administration.

Circadian Rhythm Disruptions Associated With Mood Disorders, Adverse Quality of Life

Circadian Rhythm Disruptions Associated With Mood Disorders, Adverse Quality of Life

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This study had a sample size large enough to assess the effect of circadian disruption on mental health disorders, and was the first to objectively measure patterns of rest and activity (using accelerometers).

Electroconvulsive Therapy Effective in Children With Autism

Electroconvulsive Therapy Effective in Children With Autism

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Electroconvulsive therapy (ECT) has been used for refractory psychiatric conditions in the United States since 1938. Despite this, few practitioners are comfortable recommending ECT for minors.

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