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COVID-19: Dramatic Changes to Telepsychiatry Rules and Regs

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In the wake of drastic rule changes governing telemental health services during the COVID-19 outbreak, experts give the most up-to-date information on how to best...
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Poor Mental Health Support for Coronavirus Patients; Harms of Teens' Smartphone Use

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<![CDATA[]]>(MedPage Today) — Mental health services for Chinese patients, family members, and healthcare professionals affected by the COVID-19 coronavirus are severely lacking, argue two commentators...
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Suicidal Patients Often Excluded From Antidepressant Trials

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Clinical trials of antidepressants that inform FDA approval decisions often exclude suicidal patients, leaving clinicians uncertain of the efficacy of these drugs in this patient...
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How Yoga Exercises Its Positive Effect on Depression

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Investigators found that practicing yoga was associated with improved mood and increased levels of gamma aminobutyric acid in patients with major depressive disorder. Medscape Medical...
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EEG Signature Predicts Antidepressant Response

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A novel artificial intelligence algorithm can accurately predict which patients will respond positively to the antidepressant sertraline, new research shows. Medscape Medical News Source link...
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Scientists identify new biomarker for identifying individuals at risk of depression

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Chronic pain, or inflammation, is believed to be one of the major factors in the onset of major depressive disorder. Source link...
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New GABA Modulator Promising in Depression

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Most antidepressants target monoaminergic neurotransmitters. A novel GABA modulator may open a new range of therapeutic possibilities for patients with major depression. Medscape Medical News...
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FDA Clears Intermittent Theta-Burst System for Major Depression

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The FDA clearance will let Magstim include intermittent theta-burst stimulation with its Horizon transcranial magnetic stimulation systems for treating major depression, the company announced. Medscape...
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Antidepressant drugs may not work when neurons are out of shape

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elective serotonin reuptake inhibitors are the most commonly prescribed medication for major depressive disorder, yet scientists still do not understand why the treatment does not...
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Mild TBI May Fuel or Exacerbate Mental Health Problems

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Mild TBI is associated with new onset or exacerbation of preexisting mental health problems in a substantial minority of patients, which has implications for follow-up...
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Salk researchers pin down why some patients don't respond to common antidepressants

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The most commonly prescribed antidepressants, selective serotonin reuptake inhibitors, lift the fog of depression for many people. But for around a third of people with...
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Veterans who suffered multiple traumatic brain injuries are at greater risk for suicide

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A new Veterans Affairs study finds that post-9-11 veterans with a history of repeated traumatic brain injuries–versus none–are at much greater risk for considering suicide....
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FDA Panel Fails to Support Novel Opioid for Depression

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An FDA advisory panel failed to endorse the approval of a novel opioid to treat major depressive disorder because of insufficient efficacy data. News Alerts...
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Study reveals safety, efficacy of brexpiprazole for schizophrenia patients with severe psychotic symptoms

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Otsuka Pharmaceutical Co., Ltd. and H. Lundbeck A/S announced study results on the safety and efficacy of brexpiprazole in the treatment of patients with schizophrenia...
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FDA Clears Brain Stimulation Device for OCD

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The Brainsway deep transcranial magnetic stimulation system is an option for patients with obsessive-compulsive disorder (OCD) who have not responded to traditional treatments. FDA Approvals...
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In Animal Studies, Stimulating a Brain Pathway Reduces Depressive Behavior

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Neurobiology researchers have identified a pathway in brain circuitry that, when stimulated, leads to “antidepressive” behavior in animals. If such brain stimulation proves to have...

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