Q&A: Psych Congress Featured Speaker Robin Carhart-Harris, PhD, addresses misconceptions surrounding psychedelics and discusses their potential therapeutic utility.

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New guidelines from the European Psychiatric Association promote exercise as a core part of treatment for severe mental illnesses, including major depressive disorder and schizophrenia.

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Eating a healthy diet, particularly a traditional Mediterranean diet, may help protect against depression, according to a systematic review and meta-analysis.

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People with depression or bipolar disorder were found to have a larger hypothalamus, compared with healthy control subjects, in a study published in Acta Psychiatrica Scandinavia.

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A recently published study involving 916 patients found which clinical factor to be the most prominent predictor of treatment-resistant depression?

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Psych Congress Year-Round

Anna Lembke, MD

Q&A: Psychiatrist Anna Lembke, MD, discusses the state of the US prescription drug epidemic, our modern-day aversion to pain of all forms, and how her medical colleagues have reacted to her book’s provocative title.

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COLUMBUS, Ohio—Psych Congress cochair Charles Raison, MD, gave attendees a “10,000-foot view” of what depression is at the Psych Congress Regionals meeting here, and will explore the idea more at the upcoming Psych Congress 2018 preconference.