Psychiatry

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.

Anti-VEGF Injections Associated with Cognitive Impairment in AMD Patients

July 28, 2020

Article

Interim findings from a cross-sectional study shows a correlation between worse cognitive scoring and a greater rate of intravitreal injections.

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.

DBT an Option for PTSD Treatment Following Childhood Abuse

July 23, 2020

Article

Patients in the DBT group were less likely to drop out early and had higher rates of symptomatic remission than a comparison CPT treatment group.

Telemedicine and Face-to-Face CBT Both Effective Treating Insomnia

July 21, 2020

Article

Both telemedicine and face-to-face therapy resulted in improved daytime function.

Mental Health Intervention Reduces Recidivism Rate for Psychosis Patients

July 21, 2020

Article

The risk of reoffended is lower in males with 5 or more clinical contacts.

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