News Briefs

April 24, 2014 - 9:57am

Prenatal exposure to SSRIs may increase risk of autism spectrum disorder, according to Pediatrics.

April 24, 2014 - 9:21am

Older adults are much more likely to experience depression, loneliness, and social isolation than younger people, researchers said.

April 24, 2014 - 9:12am

Infants exposed to high levels of a compound used in 'Agent Orange' show a higher incidence of autistic traits that differ from the neurotoxicity found in children exposed to total dioxins.

April 23, 2014 - 9:07am

Adolescents who have experienced TBI are at increased likelihood of a host of mental health issues and high-risk behaviors.

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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.

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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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24
Apr

First Trimester SSRI Use Associated With Autism, Development Delays

Prenatal exposure to SSRIs may increase risk of autism spectrum disorder, according to Pediatrics.

Thu
24
Apr

Retirees Who Use the Internet Less Likely to Be Depressed: Study

Older adults are much more likely to experience depression, loneliness, and social isolation than younger people, researchers said.

Thu
24
Apr

Agent Orange Contaminant Linked to Autistic Traits in Vietnamese Kids

Infants exposed to high levels of a compound used in 'Agent Orange' show a higher incidence of autistic traits that differ from the neurotoxicity found in children exposed to total dioxins.

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23
Apr

TBI Linked With Suicide Attempts, High-Risk Behaviors in Teens

Adolescents who have experienced TBI are at increased likelihood of a host of mental health issues and high-risk behaviors.