People with mood or anxiety disorders demonstrate shared abnormalities in brain regions involved in emotional and cognitive control, according to a meta-analysis of brain scans published online in JAMA Psychiatry.
Antidepressant use appears to be safe, according to a systematic umbrella review of 45 meta-analyses spanning more than 1000 observational studies. Researchers published findings from their review online in JAMA Psychiatry.
SAN DIEGO—When added to ongoing treatment, pimavanserin significantly improved sexual function in patients with major depressive disorder, according to study results shared during poster sessions at Psych Congress 2019.
Sertraline eased anxiety symptoms and improved self-reported mental health within 6 weeks in primary care patients with symptoms of depression, according to a study published online in The Lancet Psychiatry.
SAN DIEGO—Mental health clinicians aren't talking to their patients enough about sexual dysfunction commonly associated with depression and its treatment, Anita Clayton. MD, stated at Psych Congress 2019.
SAN DIEGO—Added to standard-of-care treatment, esketamine nasal spray rapidly reduced depressive symptoms in patients at imminent risk of suicide, according to two phase 3 trials presented at Psych Congress 2019.
Exercise is effective for both preventing and treating depression, yet the intervention does not receive the acknowledgement it warrants in clinical practice, reports a new review and meta-analysis published in Current Sports Medicine Reports.
People taking isotretinoin for severe acne commonly experience psychiatric adverse events, according to data from the U.S. Food and Drug Administration's Adverse Event Reporting System (FAERS) and the iPLEDGE program.