While social media was rewarding to many users looking for informational, emotional, and peer support when the COVID-19 pandemic hit, excessive use led to mental health issues, according to a study published in Computers in Human Behavior.
Zuranolone, an investigational neuroactive steroid, improved depressive symptoms in a majority of patients within a 14-day treatment course, topline results from an ongoing phase 3 open-label study show.
Introducing time-limited adaptive stressors has demonstrated a profound effect on patient well-being, but efforts to sidestep stress often overshadow these approaches in today's society, Psych Congress 2020 cochair Charles Raison, MD, said at the…
In managing side effects associated with psychotropic drugs, prescribers need to arm themselves with a menu of strategies and opt first for simpler solutions over adding or switching a medication, Rajnish Mago, MD, said at Psych Congress 2020.
The use of psychedelics in psychotherapy can help patients go beyond ameliorating symptoms and confront their root causes of depression, Andrew D. Penn, RN, MS, NP, CNS, APRN-BC, and Charles Raison, MD, said at a session at the Psych Congress 2020…
Daily social media use is neither a strong nor consistent risk factor for depressive symptoms in adolescents in the United States, according to a new study published in the Journal of Adolescent Health.
Michael E. Thase, MD, spoke at the 2020 Psych Congress Elevate conference on adjunctive and combination therapies for difficult-to-treat depression. Here, he answers some of the questions asked by attendees.