News Briefs

January 29, 2015 - 1:10pm

Collectively called the microbiome, trillions of microbes live in the human body, mostly in the gut and intestine

January 29, 2015 - 9:40am

Former NFL players who began playing tackle football before age 12 are more likely to suffer from memory and thinking problems than those who took up the game later, a new study has found.

January 28, 2015 - 1:30pm

Prolonged exposure and eye movement desensitization and reprocessing treatments for posttraumatic stress disorder are effective and feasible even in patients with psychotic disorders, researchers from the Netherlands report.

January 27, 2015 - 11:00pm

Venlafaxine extended release can ease core symptoms of depression and improve disability in people with spinal cord injury, according to the first-ever placebo-controlled trial of an antidepressant in these patients.

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Mon
12
Jan
Andrew Penn

Cannabis Exposure May Lead to Psychosis

Schizophrenia typically emerges in late adolescence and early adulthood, before the age of 25.

Tue
06
Jan

Money spent by the National Institutes of Health on Alzheimer’s disease research has actually decreased in recent years, and total research for Alzheimer’s disease is less than one-fifth of that for cancer and heart disease, respectively.

Tue
02
Dec

Tips to assist a self-referred physician who comes to us should he/she be accused of unacceptable, abusive, oppositional, or bullying behavior in the workplace.

Mon
24
Nov

Here are some ways in which physicians can assist when medical communities are trying to cope with the loss of a physician colleague who has killed herself/himself.

Spotlight

Asking the Right Questions to Assess Suicide Risk

J. John Mann, MD, of Columbia University, and Charles Raison, MD, Psych Congress Steering Committee member, discuss which questions clinicians should ask to best evaluate suicide risk.

Exclusives

Despite FDA Warning, Antipsychotic Medications are Still Used in Older Patients with Dementia

After analyzing data from clinical trials, the FDA revealed several years ago that antipsychotic medications were associated with increased mortality when used to treat behavioral disorders in older patients with dementia.

Thu
29
Jan

Do Gut Microbes Influence the Risk of Depression and Other Psychiatric Disorders?

Collectively called the microbiome, trillions of microbes live in the human body, mostly in the gut and intestine

Thu
29
Jan

Former NFL players who Started Football Young at More Risk of Memory Problems - Study

Former NFL players who began playing tackle football before age 12 are more likely to suffer from memory and thinking problems than those who took up the game later, a new study has found.

Wed
28
Jan

PTSD Treatments Effective in Patients with Psychotic Disorders

Prolonged exposure and eye movement desensitization and reprocessing treatments for posttraumatic stress disorder are effective and feasible even in patients with psychotic disorders, researchers from the Netherlands report.

Tue
27
Jan

Venlafaxine Eases Depression in Spinal Cord Injury

Venlafaxine extended release can ease core symptoms of depression and improve disability in people with spinal cord injury, according to the first-ever placebo-controlled trial of an antidepressant in these patients.