In both cases, processing aberrations in the prefrontal cortex seem to be involved.
September 2, 2014 - 9:58am
Adolescents with attention deficit hyperactivity disorder (ADHD) may not have a learning disability, according to a JAMA Psychiatry study.
September 1, 2014 - 8:01am
Women who lose their health insurance in the postpartum period find it hard to get mental health care for postpartum depression, new research shows.
Military Suicides Preceded by More Visits to Primary Care Physicians Than to Mental Health Specialists
August 30, 2014 - 8:01am
Active duty military who commit suicide are more likely to see a PCP than a mental health specialist in the month before their death.
August 29, 2014 - 8:44am
For about a third of people with depression, adding cognitive therapy to treatment with antidepressants helps them reach remission more quickly.
Timothy Wilens MD, Associate Professor of Psychiatry at Harvard Medical School, explains his three tips for practitioners who regularly prescribe stimulants to older adolescents, college age students, and individuals with histories of substance abuse. To view a transcript of the video, click here.
To fully understand the neurobiology of major depression, mental health professionals must adopt a perspective that considers interactions between the brain, the outside world, and the body, including the immune system.