News Briefs

July 28, 2014 - 10:53am

A constellation of MRI markers may help predict which high-risk individuals will progress to psychosis, researchers from Germany report.

July 28, 2014 - 9:09am

Persistent symptoms that many patients experience following mild traumatic brain injury may be PTSD, not postconcussion syndrome.

July 25, 2014 - 10:15am

The U.S. Food and Drug Administration has approved Targiniq ER, an extended-release/long-acting opioid analgesic with abuse-deterrent properties.

July 24, 2014 - 11:51am

Boston-area teenagers who showed heightened amygdala response when viewing negative emotional images the year before the Boston Marathon bombing were more likely to display PTSD symptoms afterwards.

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In standard TMS, direct neuronal activation is limited to a depth of about 1.5 cm in cortical regions. With Deep TMS, the different design of the coil system allows for greater penetration and direct neuronal activation up to a depth of 6 cm, permitting direct excitation or inhibition of deeper brain structures.

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Mike Myers, MD

How to Welcome Incoming Residents

Every year I struggle with what to tell our 300 incoming residents and fellows about physician health, impairment, and fitness for duty.

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Clients can pose any number of challenges. And it is easy--but not productive--to label clients as "resistant," or "lazy" or "unmotivated."

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Andrew Penn

Three Things Your Cannabis-Using Patients Know That You May Not

If your clinical practice is like mine, you’re seeing more patients who are using cannabis, or are more willing to admit to using the drug. Here are three tips to keep you up to date.

Spotlight

Congratulations to the Pop Quiz Challenge Winners!

Thank you to everyone who participated in the Psych Congress Pop Quiz challenge. We’re pleased to congratulate grand prize winner Baowu Wang, MD, as well as runners up Lydia Weisser, DO, and Meredith Mona, MD. 

Exclusives

Mixed Features in DSM-5: Explaining a Confusing Change

Q&A with Roger S. McIntyre, MD, FRCPC, Professor of Psychiatry and Pharmacology at University of Toronto based on his APA session titled, "Treating Depression With DSM-5-Defined Mixed Specifier.”

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MRI Markers May Fine-Tune Prediction of Psychosis Risk

A constellation of MRI markers may help predict which high-risk individuals will progress to psychosis, researchers from Germany report.

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28
Jul

Lingering Symptoms After Concussion Might Be PTSD

Persistent symptoms that many patients experience following mild traumatic brain injury may be PTSD, not postconcussion syndrome.

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25
Jul

FDA Approves Abuse-Deterrent Opioid

The U.S. Food and Drug Administration has approved Targiniq ER, an extended-release/long-acting opioid analgesic with abuse-deterrent properties.

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24
Jul

The Role of Glutamate in Schizophrenia

Leslie Citrome, MD, MPH, Clinical Professor of Psychiatry and Behavioral Sciences at New York Medical College, highlights what recent research shows regarding the role of glutamate in schizophrenia.