Major Depressive Disorder

Investigators Uncover Antidepressant Response Mediator to Ketamine

August 13, 2020

Article

According to new findings, low Glx response is associated with increase in clinical improvements in at-need patients.

Vitamin D Not Impactful Against Late-Life Depression

August 12, 2020

Article

The risk of depression or clinically relevant depressive symptoms did not significantly differ between a group taking Vitamin D and a group taking a placebo.

FDA Approves TMS Therapy to Treat OCD

August 11, 2020

Article

MagVenture TMS Therapy can be used as adjunctive therapy to other OCD treatments.

George Everly, PhD: The Mental Health Burdens of COVID-19

August 06, 2020

Podcast

A leading psychiatric expert discusses some of the pitfalls people face due to the ongoing pandemic.

Emotional Memory Reactivation Prior to Electroconvulsive Therapy not Effective for Depression Patients

August 06, 2020

Article

Approximately half of depression patients do not sufficiently benefit after treated with electroconvulsive therapy, leading to high rates of relapses.

Lockdown Orders Impacting Mental Health in the UK

August 04, 2020

Article

The level of distress for adults in the UK rose from 18.9% in 2018-19 to 27.3% in April.

FDA Approves Esketamine for Depressive, Suicidal Symptoms

August 04, 2020

Article

The fast-acting therapy has been long-discussed for its unique benefits to severe patients—as well as notable concerns surrounding its administration.

Depression Patients More Likely to Suffer from Reward-Processing Impairments

July 31, 2020

Article

Impairment in reward-processing subcomponent categories is associated with tasks assessing option valuation, reward bias, and reinforcement learning.

Depression More Likely Among Patients With Diabetic Retinopathy

July 27, 2020

Article

The findings demonstrate the importance of providers to manage diabetes, diabetic retinopathy, and mental illness comorbidities.

Kenneth Koblan, PhD: Gaps in Treatment for Bipolar Depression

July 13, 2020

Article

Patients with bipolar depression have struggled during the COVID-19 pandemic.

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