Schizophrenia & Psychotic Disorders
Use of a transdermal patch to administer the second-generation anti-psychotic blonanserin improves both positive and negative symptoms of acute schizophrenia with manageable adverse effects, a new industry study shows.
A survey of college students has found that use of electronic cigarettes is associated with compromised overall sleep health, in a fashion similar to what users of conventional cigarettes experience.
Integrative Health Centers will combine trauma-informed therapy and medication-assisted treatment within the scope of a whole-person care practice.
Major Depressive Disorder
The strongest evidence for the use of nutritional supplements for mental health supports omega-3 as an add-on treatment for major depression, according to a new meta-review.
The majority of studies included in a new literature review identified significant improvement in a variety of psychiatric disorders among patients who took hallucinogenic drugs.
Child & Adolescent Psychiatry
Gender identity conversion efforts were associated with higher odds of attempted suicide and severe psychological distress in a survey of 27,715 transgender adults, according to a study published online in JAMA Psychiatry.
Arshya Vahabzadeh, MD, understands the power neurotechnology can have in the lives of patients. The technology expert recently shared some thoughts on the future of psychiatry, which he will expand upon during his featured session at Psych Congress.