American Psychiatric Association

Perinatal Depression Linked to Offspring Psychosis at 18 Years

April 30, 2020

Children born to mothers who suffered from depression during pregnancy are at a greater risk of adolescent depression and psychosis.

Adjunctive Interpersonal and Social Rhythm Therapy Aids Bipolar Patients

April 30, 2020

There were no significant differences observed in mood episodes for bipolar patients in either AISR therapy or standard treatment.

Investigators Seek Alternative Methods to Quantify Depression Treatment Success

April 29, 2020

Response does not favor more or less baseline symptom severity according to a new study.

Atypical Antipsychotic Use Decreasing for Older Patients After FDA Warning

April 29, 2020

Since 2005, opioid use has increased amongst older dementia patients.

Polygenic Scores Help Predict Trajectory of Schizophrenia

April 29, 2020

Patients with adolescent disruption of cognitive developed had more severe symptoms following a schizophrenia diagnosis.

New Model Predicts Suicide Risk with Health Record Data

April 28, 2020

Investigators are currently working on a new algorithm that can present a time window in which an individual might develop suicidal behavior.

Online Cognitive Behavioral Therapy Could Address Suicide Rates

April 28, 2020

A meta-analysis of the online CBT programs shows promising benefits, with the addition of anonymity for patients.

Why Telehealth Might Be Here to Stay in Psychiatry

April 28, 2020

Jesse Wright, MD, PhD, discusses the convenience of telehealth during the COVID-19 pandemic.

Using Safety Plans in Cognitive Behavioral Therapy for Suicidal Patients

April 28, 2020

Jesse Wright, MD, PhD, suggests clinicians and patients have a list of triggers and social networks for patients who might be at risk of suicide.

Substance Abuse Disorders Particularly Concerning During COVID-19 Pandemic

April 27, 2020

In a virtual APA session, Nora D. Volkow, MD, discusses how vaping can increase the risk of individuals of developing infections from the coronavirus.