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Depression
Researchers have developed a machine learning algorithm that uses electroencephalogram (EEG) data to predict whether a selective serotonin reuptake inhibitor (SSRI) is likely to benefit a patient.
Depression
Patients with residual depressive symptoms who received online mindfulness-based cognitive therapy (MBCT) plus usual care demonstrated significant gains in depression and functional outcomes, compared with patients who received usual care only.
Anxiety Disorders
A single dose of psilocybin combined with psychotherapy produced significant improvements in emotional and existential distress in patients with cancer that lasted more than 4 years, according to a published study.
Depression
Knowing someone with emotional or mental health problems increased the likelihood that people who screened positive for depression sought out depression treatment for themselves, according to a study published online in Psychiatric Services.
Depression
AXS-05, an investigational modulated-delivery tablet combining dextromethorphan and bupropion, significantly improved symptoms of depression in patients with major depressive disorder (MDD) in a recent phase 3 trial, announced developer Axsome Therapeutics Inc.
Depression
Supplemental treatment with the medical food L-methylfolate may benefit patients with depression who do not respond to antidepressants, according to a review article published online in CNS Spectrums.
Depression
W. Clay Jackson, MD, DipTh, of the University of Tennessee College of Medicine in Memphis, discusses treatment approaches for patients with depression and substance use disorders.
Depression
Michael Thase, MD, discusses the use of second-generation antipsychotics as an adjunctive therapy in depression.
Depression
Michael Thase, MD, provides details on the strategy of combining antidepressants when treating patients with depression.
Depression
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.
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.
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