Girls born earlier than 28 weeks gestational age have triple the likelihood of being diagnosed with depression, compared with girls born closer to their expected delivery date, a published study suggests.
Patients with depression are less likely to receive guideline-concordant outpatient depression treatment if they have co-occurring substance use disorder, researchers found in a study published online in The American Journal of Psychiatry.
Doses of psilocybin, provided in combination with supporting psychotherapy, was found to produce significant reductions in symptoms of major depression in a study conducted by researchers at Johns Hopkins University.
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.