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.

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Which factor was the strongest predictor of conversion from unipolar depression to bipolar disorder, in a study of more than 91,000 people? Get the answer and more information here.

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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.

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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.

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Suicide-related encounters at US children’s hospitals more than doubled between 2008 and 2015, according to a study published online in Pediatrics.

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David Granirer

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.

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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.