News Briefs

April 17, 2014 - 9:36am

A single dose of intranasal spray decreased distress levels in women with social anxiety disorder, researcher reported in the American Journal of Psychiatry.

April 17, 2014 - 8:44am

Moving to a new area may be hard on the mental health of children, especially adolescents, according to a new US study.

April 16, 2014 - 9:46am

An injection of Botox significantly reduces symptoms of depression, researchers reported in the online Journal of Psychiatric Research.

April 16, 2014 - 8:55am

A collaborative care intervention for adolescents hospitalized after an injury sharply reduces the likelihood that they will report carrying a weapon a year later.

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Apr

Do you use metaphors to explain how various medications work to your patients?

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In a recent blog post, the National Institute for Mental Health (NIMH) announced that it will no longer fund clinical trials that don’t simultaneously examine the biological mechanisms underlying the disorder the treatment is designed to address.

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Leslie Durr, RN, PhD, PMHCNS-BC

Treating the Help-Rejecting Complainer

We like helping others; it makes us feel good, and it offers tremendous rewards. But how do you work with someone who rejects your help?

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Mar

Help me to let go and Live, to bloom in resonance with the rest of our passionate universe. To see my own life as something sacred and not just a death sentence to serve until it is finally over.

Spotlight

Take the Pop Quiz Challenge!

Psych Congress Network presents the Pop Quiz Challenge. Compete with your peers to win $500 and a free registraton to 2014 Psych Congress Log in each week for five new multiple-choice questions covering topics within psychiatry, such as ADHD, depression, bipolar disorder, PTSD, and more. 

Take the Quiz: visit www.psychcongress.com/quiz-challenge

Exclusives

Exercise as antidepressant

Exercise as an Antidepressant: Best Practices for Dosing, Motivation, and Wellness

Q&A with Rakesh Jain, MD, MPH: Research supports exercise to treat depression, but exercise without proper dosing is a prescription for a placebo.

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17
Apr

Intranasal Spray May Treat Social Anxiety On-Demand

A single dose of intranasal spray decreased distress levels in women with social anxiety disorder, researcher reported in the American Journal of Psychiatry.

Thu
17
Apr

Moving Can Be Mentally Tough on Children: Study

Moving to a new area may be hard on the mental health of children, especially adolescents, according to a new US study.

Wed
16
Apr

Can Botox Treat Depression?

An injection of Botox significantly reduces symptoms of depression, researchers reported in the online Journal of Psychiatric Research.