Electroconvulsive therapy could be an effective tool in reducing veterans' severe depression and suicides, a panel said. Kitty Dukakis, the wife of former Gov. Michael Dukakis and an advocate for ECT, was a panelist,
Talking about mental health conditions may be easier than it was a few years ago but the stigma still exists in many parts of the population. The National Alliance on Mental Illness is working to overcome that issue on a variety of fronts.
Allergan has made a name for itself in the treatment of many neurological and mental health conditions and continues to grow its portfolio. One of its newest offerings is cariprazine which they hope will be a powerful tool in the antipsychotic area.
Telemedicine – exchanging medical information between sites over electronic communications equipment to improve a patient’s clinical health status – lets patients access providers without spending time and resources commuting to and from the appointment site.
What can a successful partnership at home mean for preventing alcohol abuse? According to one study that balance can mean the added ability to prevent a condition which can otherwise have a dramatic affect on their lives.