News Briefs

July 31, 2015 - 12:25pm

In experiments involving mice, researchers have identified a critical 7-day window in the early stages of brain development.

July 31, 2015 - 11:54am

Children taking medication for ADHD are less likely to have accidents that land them in the emergency room than those who are not on medication.

July 31, 2015 - 9:59am

Being connected to friends, family and social groups may offer some protection against suicide.

July 31, 2015 - 8:31am

Functional MRI uncovers brain changes that accompany episodic memory dysfunction in individuals with schizophrenia, according to a recent study.

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Thu
30
Jul

This year at orientation, there was a huge elephant in the room.

Thu
30
Jul
Andrew Penn

Can Psychedelics Target Overly Rigid Brain Networks?

The idea of using these drugs as catalysts for psychotherapeutic change challenges biological psychiatry’s predominant orientation towards mental disease as something that is managed or palliated, but not cured.

Mon
20
Jul
Andrew Penn

A Brave New World for Psychedelic-Assisted Psychotherapy?

For clinicians who have only encountered these substances in the context of patients who are abusing them for their intoxicating qualities, inquiries into the therapeutic potential of these compounds may seem bewildering, even reckless.

Tue
07
Jul
Leslie Durr, RN, PhD, PMHCNS-BC

Slogans for Change

Perhaps patients would benefit if they had some concrete saying, a mantra as it were, to remind themselves outside the therapy room of key lessons.

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Exclusives

Misuse of Opioids More Common than Prior Estimates

Rate of opioid misuse/addiction had been underestimated, according to researchers.

Fri
31
Jul

Risk of Schizophrenia During Critical Period in Early Life

In experiments involving mice, researchers have identified a critical 7-day window in the early stages of brain development.

Fri
31
Jul

Medication May Reduce Injury Risk for Kids With ADHD

Children taking medication for ADHD are less likely to have accidents that land them in the emergency room than those who are not on medication.

Fri
31
Jul

Suicide Risk Tied to Women's Social Connectedness

Being connected to friends, family and social groups may offer some protection against suicide.

Fri
31
Jul

fMRI Pinpoints Changes Underlying Memory Dysfunction in Schizophrenia

Functional MRI uncovers brain changes that accompany episodic memory dysfunction in individuals with schizophrenia, according to a recent study.