The majority of studies included in a new literature review identified significant improvement in a variety of psychiatric disorders among patients who took hallucinogenic drugs.
For programs working with patients for whom methamphetamine and sex have become intertwined, addressing the meth use alone will not produce results.
Valley Children’s Healthcare this week announced that Universal Health Services (UHS) is building a 128-bed behavioral health facility on the company’s campus in Madera, California.
Major Depressive Disorder
The strongest evidence for the use of nutritional supplements for mental health supports omega-3 as an add-on treatment for major depression, according to a new meta-review.
Child & Adolescent Psychiatry
Gender identity conversion efforts were associated with higher odds of attempted suicide and severe psychological distress in a survey of 27,715 transgender adults, according to a study published online in JAMA Psychiatry.
Arshya Vahabzadeh, MD, understands the power neurotechnology can have in the lives of patients. The technology expert recently shared some thoughts on the future of psychiatry, which he will expand upon during his featured session at Psych Congress.
Abuse, PTSD & Trauma
A drug that increases levels of a key endocannabinoid in the brain may be useful for helping patients with post-traumatic stress disorder (PTSD) unlearn fear, suggests an early-stage study published online in Biological Psychiatry.