Alzheimer's Disease, Dementia & Cognitive Disorders
Cognitive aging appears to occur more rapidly in people with psychotic disorders, compared with peers without such disorders, according to a study that followed 445 people for 2 decades after their first psychotic disorder hospitalization.
AAC announced that CFO Andrew McWilliams is being promoted to CEO, replacing founder Michael Cartwright, who has served as CEO and board chairman since 2011 and will continue in the latter role
A genome-wide association study has identified several human genome regions related to anxiety risk, and provides the first significant genome-wide findings regarding anxiety in people of African ancestry.
Knowing someone with emotional or mental health problems increased the likelihood that people who screened positive for depression sought out depression treatment for themselves, according to a study published online in Psychiatric Services.
Psych Congress Year-Round
Psych Congress cochair Charles Raison, MD, and Melissa Rosenkranz, PhD, will explore the connection between the mind and body during a Facebook Live event.
Schizophrenia & Psychotic Disorders
Having a dog in the household during childhood may significantly decrease the risk of schizophrenia later in life, suggests a study published online in PLOS One.