News Briefs

July 31, 2014 - 4:20pm

Folic acid is not a clinical or cost-effective method of augmenting antidepressant medication, according to a double-blind, placebo-controlled trial.

July 31, 2014 - 9:06am

Authors polled 139 child psychology experts throughout the United States to arrive at the list of pseudoscientific, ineffective, and potentially harmful practices.

July 30, 2014 - 8:59am

Since schizophrenia is more prevalent in colder climates and higher latitudes, experts have theorized the disorder could be associated with a deficit in vitamin D.

July 29, 2014 - 8:51am

Just one brief session of low field magnetic stimulation provided immediate, substantial relief to patients with major depressive disorder and bipolar disorder.

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Too often, physicians assume that the baseline diagnosis of Alzheimer's disease is correct and proceed accordingly. But is every case of presumptive cognitive impairment actually Alzheimer’s disease?

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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."

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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31
Jul

Folate Augmentation of Antidepressants Is Ineffective

Folic acid is not a clinical or cost-effective method of augmenting antidepressant medication, according to a double-blind, placebo-controlled trial.

Thu
31
Jul

Study Discredits ‘Quack’ Pediatric Mental Health Assessments and Treatments

Authors polled 139 child psychology experts throughout the United States to arrive at the list of pseudoscientific, ineffective, and potentially harmful practices.

Wed
30
Jul

Too often, physicians assume that the baseline diagnosis of Alzheimer's disease is correct and proceed accordingly. But is every case of presumptive cognitive impairment actually Alzheimer’s disease?

Wed
30
Jul

Vitamin D Deficiency Associated with Schizophrenia

Since schizophrenia is more prevalent in colder climates and higher latitudes, experts have theorized the disorder could be associated with a deficit in vitamin D.