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FDA OKs ADHD Generics; Flotation Therapy; Civilians Respond to Distress Calls

News and commentary from the psychiatry world

Aug 30, 2023
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Certain SSRIs May Increase Arrhythmia Risk in Select Patients

At recommended dose in people over 65, potentially pro-arrhythmic concentrations predicted in 20%

Aug 29, 2023
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Postpartum Dads; Obits Now Naming Suicide; N.J. Doubles Involuntary Hold Time

News and commentary from the psychiatry world

Aug 23, 2023
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Less Burdensome PTSD Therapy Proves Viable

Written exposure therapy was less time consuming, non-inferior to prolonged exposure therapy

Aug 23, 2023
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Experts Warn on Mixing New Alzheimer's Drug and Antidepressants

Patients starting SSRIs and lecanemab may warrant close monitoring

Aug 18, 2023
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Suicides Hit Record High; Research Death Investigation; $43M ADHD Settlement

News and commentary from the psychiatry world

Aug 16, 2023
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Physically Assaulted Kids See Double the Risk of Mental Illness

Diagnosis of a new mental health disorder greatest in the year after assault

Aug 16, 2023
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COVID's Heart Damage; Watchdog Halts Psych Trials; Double-Check That Soft-Serve

Health news and commentary from around the Web gathered by MedPage Today staff

Aug 11, 2023
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The New Postpartum Depression Pill Is Not a Panacea

Addressing maternal mental health also requires tackling social determinants of health

Aug 09, 2023
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Social Anxiety Nasal Spray Win; Racemic Ketamine vs Esketamine; Is AI Pro-Anorexia?

News and commentary from the psychiatry world

Aug 09, 2023
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Exercise Eased Health Worker Burnout, Depressive Symptoms

However, sticking with workouts proved to be a challenge

Aug 09, 2023
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Some Health Workers See Double the Risk for Fatal Drug Overdoses

Pre-pandemic study finds that RNs and others faced elevated risks

Aug 07, 2023
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Psychological Therapy May Have Some Benefits for IBD Patients

Meta-analysis shows benefits for mood, quality of life, but not disease activity

Aug 07, 2023
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FDA OKs First Pill for Postpartum Depression

In one trial, more than twice as many women achieved remission after 2-week treatment course

Aug 04, 2023
FDA approved zuranolone (Zurzuvae) over a photo of a tired-looking woman sitting on the couch next to a baby stroller.
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