A postmortem analysis of male patients revealed differences in the brains of those who had depression and died by suicide, compared with those who had no psychiatric disorders and died suddenly from other causes.
Treating mothers with PPD with cognitive behavioral therapy (CBT) resulted in adaptive changes in the brains and behavior of their babies, in addition to helping the women, according to a study published in Depression and Anxiety.
The use of psychedelics in psychotherapy can help patients go beyond ameliorating symptoms and confront their root causes of depression, Andrew D. Penn, RN, MS, NP, CNS, APRN-BC, and Charles Raison, MD, said at a session at the Psych Congress 2020…
Daily social media use is neither a strong nor consistent risk factor for depressive symptoms in adolescents in the United States, according to a new study published in the Journal of Adolescent Health.
Michael E. Thase, MD, spoke at the 2020 Psych Congress Elevate conference on adjunctive and combination therapies for difficult-to-treat depression. Here, he answers some of the questions asked by attendees.
Psych Congress cochair Charles Raison, MD, will give a virtual keynote speech August 20, 2020, for the University of Louisville Depression Center’s annual benefit. The event is free and open to the public.