Electrical activity in the brain can help gauge whether a patient will benefit from a selective serotonin reuptake inhibitor, according to a study published online in JAMA Psychiatry.READ MORE
Older adults with greater symptoms of depression had poorer episodic memory, smaller cerebral volume, and higher odds of subclinical brain infarcts, compared with other older adults, according to a study published online in Neurology.READ MORE
A group of children exposed to selective serotonin reuptake inhibitors (SSRIs) before birth had better thinking and attention skills at age 12, compared with other children, according to a study presented at the Pediatric Academic Societies 2018 Meeting in Toronto, Canada.READ MORE
Suicide-related encounters at US children’s hospitals more than doubled between 2008 and 2015, according to a study published online in Pediatrics.READ MORE
Psych Congress Year-Round
As a community college comedy instructor, David Granirer noticed how life-changing it could be for someone to take on and conquer the challenge of performing as a stand-up comedian.
The Psych Congress community lost a family member. Eric Arauz was a dear and well-respected colleague, passionate mental health advocate, Psych Congress Steering Committee member and faculty, and above all, friend. He brought a unique perspective to the committee as someone who himself had a mental illness and was a champion deeply committed to fighting the stigma of mental illness.