Patients with major depressive disorder (MDD) treated with the anticonvulsant ezogabine demonstrated a significant drop in depressive symptoms and an increase in resilience in a small trial described online in Molecular Psychiatry.

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Use the links below to see all of our coverage of sessions, speakers, and posters at Psych Congress 2018.

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Adding mirtazapine to a serotonin-noradrenaline reuptake inhibitor or selective serotonin reuptake inhibitor for treatment-resistant depression is no more effective than adding placebo, according to a study.

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Steering Committee members discuss their favorite sessions and aspects of the 31st annual Psych Congress conference, held Oct. 25-28 in Orlando, Fla.

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Although suicide occurs twice as often as homicide in the United States, the public believes the opposite, according to a study on gun violence and leading causes of death published online in Annals of Internal Medicine.

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Psych Congress Year-Round

ORLANDO, Fla.—Delivering a borderline personality disorder (BPD) diagnosis can feel tricky, leaving some clinicians afraid of sparking negative reactions and wondering if they should tell patients at all.

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ORLANDO, Fla.—A friendly debate between 2 thought leaders followed by a vote at Psych Congress 2018 exhibited the divide that persists on a controversial topic in mental health: whether antidepressants should be used to treat patients with bipolar depression.