Depression

An advisory panel to the FDA has recommended Johnson & Johnson's experimental nasal spray, which has a compound similar to often-abused ketamine, for patients suffering from depression.

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A recently published study involving 916 patients found which clinical factor to be the most prominent predictor of treatment-resistant depression?

MRI-based predictive tools could inform therapeutic decision making, potentially preventing functional impairment in patients at high clinical risk of psychosis and those with recent-onset depression, researchers say.

With the exception of paroxetine, the long-term use of most antidepressants does not increase dementia risk, suggests a study published in the Journal of the American Geriatrics Society.

Rakesh Jain, MD, MPH

Are medications for tardive dyskinesia effective in mild, moderate, or severe cases? Get the answer from Psych Congress cochair Rakesh Jain, MD, MPH.

More than half of people aged 50 or older who have depression may also have arthritis, exceeding the rate of arthritis in people without depression, according to a study published online in the International Journal of Geriatric Psychiatry.

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In psychiatry, the age of simple answers is over. I’ve done as much as anyone to propagate the notion that depression is an inflammatory condition, which is one of those simple statements that fills us with hope for easy solutions.

 

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Arif Pendi, MS; Jahanzeb Ashraf, MS; Kate Wolitzky-Taylor, PhD; Samir Abou El Magd, MD; Sherif Gohar, MD; Mohamed Khalil, MD; Feng-Jen Tsai, PhD, LLM; Ciny Liu, student; Danny Lee, BS, BA; David Baron, DO, MSEd
Ross Baker, PhD; Peter Zhang, PhD; Catherine Weiss, PhD; Aleksandar Skuban, MD; Emmanuelle Weiller, PsyD
Bernhard Baune, PhD, MD, MPH, FRANZCP; Mélanie Brignone, Pharm D, MSc; Klaus Groes Larsen, MSc, PhD
Joyce Tsai, PhD; Yongcai Mao, PhD; Daisy Ng-Mak, PhD; Andrei Pikalov, MD, PhD; Antony Loebel, MD
Alan Swann, MD; Joyce Tsai, PhD; Yongcai Mao, PhD; Andrei Pikalov, MD, PhD; Antony Loebel, MD

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