Schizophrenia & Psychotic Disorders
Having a dog in the household during childhood may significantly decrease the risk of schizophrenia later in life, suggests a study published online in PLOS One.
AAC announced that CFO Andrew McWilliams is being promoted to CEO, replacing founder Michael Cartwright, who has served as CEO and board chairman since 2011 and will continue in the latter role
BLOG: Walmart is planning to use its vast network of stores to host mental health clinics where self-paying patients could pay $1 per minute to see a mental health clinician.
Major Depressive Disorder
Resting-state electroencephalographic (EEG) data may help in predicting the outcome of escitalopram treatment in patients with major depressive disorder (MDD), suggests a study published online in JAMA Network Open.
An open study of patients treated with deep brain stimulation for refractory obsessive-compulsive disorder confirms the treatment’s effectiveness and safety in a clinical setting, researchers concluded in a study published online.
YOUR QUESTIONS ANSWERED
Psych Congress Steering Committee member Vladimir Maletic, MD, MS, discusses how frequently patients can cycle between depression and mania.