More frequent in-person social interaction is linked with a significantly lower risk of symptoms of major depression and posttraumatic stress disorder (PTSD) in US military veterans, according to a study published online.


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.

People who exercise may experience symptoms of mental health disorders less often, a U.S. study suggests. That may be true even when the exercise involves doing household chores, researchers found.

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A systematic review of 10 studies found that people with depression and which comorbid condition experienced little to no relief from depression symptoms when taking antidepressants?

Women going through the menopausal transition should be evaluated and treated for depression, advise the first-ever clinical recommendations on evaluating and treating perimenopausal depression.



Psychedelic compounds are powerful, and they have great potential to help patients with intractable conditions. Yet any compound with that kind of power also has the potential to harm, and that harm should not be trivialized.

This year at orientation, there was a huge elephant in the room.

Perhaps patients would benefit if they had some concrete saying, a mantra as it were, to remind themselves outside the therapy room of key lessons.



Alex Kopelowicz, MD; Ross A. Baker, PhD, MBA; Cathy Zhao, PhD, MS, BS; Raymond Sanchez, MD; Margaretta Nyilas, MD; Claudette Brewer, BA; Erica Lawson; Timothy Peters-Strickland, MD
Andrew Valadez, BS; Rustin Berlow, MD
Martha Sajatovic, MD; Andrew Cutler, MD; Khodayar Farahmand, PharmD; Joshua Burke, MS; Scott Siegert, PharmD; Grace Liang, MD
Faisal Kagadkar, MBBS; Shanila Taha, MBBS; Venkatesh Sreeram, MBBS



Charles Raison, MD, talks with John Mann, MD, about the current state of knowledge on suicide risk factors. To view a transcript of their conversation, click here.