A 3-minute form of repetitive transcranial magnetic stimulation (rTMS) was just as effective as standard 37-minute rTMS in patients with treatment-resistant major depressive disorder, according to a multisite study.READ MORE
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
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
Leslie Citrome, MD, MPH, discusses the link between schizophrenia and diabetes, the role of metabolic syndrome, weight gain from antipsychotics, and interventions for patients with schizophrenia.READ MORE
Julie Carbray, PhD, FPMHNP-BC, PMHCNS-BC, APRN, discusses why bipolar disorder is often misdiagnosed, differentiating bipolar disorder from depression and attention-deficit/hyperactivity disorder, and signs of disruptive mood dysregulation disorder.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.