Having post-traumatic stress disorder (PTSD), depression treated with antidepressants, or mental illness in general is linked with an increased risk of rapid eye movement (REM) sleep behavior disorder, according to a study published online in Neurology.READ MORE
People with schizophrenia had increased levels of antibodies against the Epstein-Barr virus, the herpes virus behind infectious mononucleosis, in a study published online in Schizophrenia Bulletin.READ MORE
The US Food and Drug Administration (FDA) recently published a final order that requires manufacturers to file a premarket approval application for most uses of electroconvulsive therapy (ECT) devices.READ MORE
A new cohort study confirmed a previously reported association between treatment with antidepressants and hip fracture in older adults, but it contained a twist.READ MORE
Psych Congress Year-Round
Edward Kaftarian, MD, chief executive officer of Orbit Health Telepsychiatry, Encino, California, will share his zeal for telepsychiatry at Elevate by Psych Congress in Boston, Massachusetts, March 8-10, 2019.
Vania Manipod, DO, a psychiatrist in private practice in Ventura, California, discusses how health care professionals can identify, prevent, and overcome professional burnout.