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Major Depressive Disorder

Psych Congress Steering Committee member Vladimir Maletic, MD, MS, discusses how frequently patients can cycle between depression and mania.
Although the prevalence of cannabis use in the United States grew among people with and without depression between 2005 and 2017, in 2017 cannabis use was twice as common among people with depression.
Having a parent with depression was associated with structural differences in the brains of 9- and 10-year-olds, according to a study published online in the Journal of the American Academy of Child & Adolescent Psychiatry.
The US Food and Drug Administration (FDA) recently granted Usona Institute, Madison, Wisconsin, the Breakthrough Therapy designation for psilocybin in the treatment of patients with major depressive disorder (MDD).
At both lower and higher doses, a yoga and breathing intervention improved symptoms of depression and anxiety in a group of people with major depressive disorder (MDD), according to a study published recently in the Journal of Psychiatric Practice.
Two members of the Psych Congress Steering Committee have been featured on an ABC News podcast which grew out of a newsman's newfound interest in meditation.
Listen as Psych Congress Steering Committee member Charles Raison, MD, discusses a book he coauthored, The New Mind-Body Science of Depression, with David Van Nuys, PhD, on Shrink Rap Radio.
Listen to Charles Raison, MD, discuss his JAMA Psychiatry study examining the relationship between inflammation and depression.
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