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Depression

Depression
Sanjay J. Mathew, MD, speaks about best practices for administering esketamine during his Psych Congress 2019 presentation "Top 5 Issues Clinicians Should Know about Ketamine Therapy."
Abuse, PTSD & Trauma
A meta-analysis recently published in The Lancet Psychiatry found that using medicinal cannabinoids to treat mental health disorders cannot be justified, due to a lack of evidence of effectiveness and known risks of the substances.
Child & Adolescent Psychiatry
Smartphone dependency in adolescents predicts loneliness and depression months later, suggests a study published online in the Journal of Adolescent Health.
Depression
Young adults who eat poorly and feel depressed might be able to perk themselves up by switching to a healthier diet, a small study suggests.
Depression
Teens with positive family relationships may be less likely to develop depression during adolescence or early adulthood, a new study suggests.
Depression
Teenage users of oral contraceptive pills (OCP), particularly 16-year-olds, had higher concurrent depressive symptoms than their nonuser peers in an observational study.
PSYCH CONGRESS NEWSROOM
SAN DIEGO—Psilocybin-assisted psychotherapy appears to have a beneficial and lasting effect on patient mood, but possible approval of the treatment remains some time away, a researcher said at Psych Congress 2019.
Depression
Using some types of antidepressants during pregnancy is associated with an increased risk of developing gestational diabetes, according to findings from Canada's Quebec Pregnancy Cohort (QPC).
Depression
People who work night shifts or varied schedules that disrupt their sleep may be more likely to develop depression than individuals with 9-to-5 jobs, a research review suggests.
Anxiety Disorders
By Lisa Rapaport For young people with asthma, mood disorders are linked with higher odds of visiting the emergency room, a new study suggests. Compared to young people with asthma but without depression or anxiety, those with anxiety were 22%…
Depression
Treating depression in patients with comorbid insomnia is associated with improved insomnia symptoms, new research shows.
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