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Diagnosis and Treatment Challenges of PTSD and Comorbid Depression

Diagnosis and Treatment Challenges of PTSD and Comorbid Depression

Combat veterans face an elevated risk of developing PTSD and comorbid depression, which severely affects quality of life.

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Psychostimulants in Pregnancy Associated With Increased Risk of Preeclampsia, Preterm Birth

Psychostimulants in Pregnancy Associated With Increased Risk of Preeclampsia, Preterm Birth

There is an increased relative risk of preclampsia linked with psychostimulant use while pregnant.

Noninvasive Brain Stimulation System Approved for Depression

Noninvasive Brain Stimulation System Approved for Depression

The FDA has cleared Nexstim's NBT system for the treatment of major depressive disorder.

Interleukin-6 Blockade, Low C-reactive Protein Levels May Increase Schizophrenia Risk

Interleukin-6 Blockade, Low C-reactive Protein Levels May Increase Schizophrenia Risk

Specific inflammatory biomarkers may have an impact on the risk of developing schizophrenia.

Near-Infrared Light Therapy Effective for Comorbid Depression, TBI

Near-Infrared Light Therapy Effective for Comorbid Depression, TBI

For patients with comorbid depression and TBI, NILT is effective in bringing remission.

Guidelines Update: Pediatric Acute Onset Neuropsychiatric Syndrome

Guidelines Update: Pediatric Acute Onset Neuropsychiatric Syndrome

A panel of clinicians from different pediatric fields have developed new guidelines for the treatment of PANS.

Youth Bipolar Disorder Does Not Impact Cognitive Function in Adulthood

Youth Bipolar Disorder Does Not Impact Cognitive Function in Adulthood

Youth who have bipolar disorder are not affected by a decline in cognitive function into adulthood.

SSRI vs tDCS for Depression: Which is Better?

SSRI vs tDCS for Depression: Which is Better?

Escitalopram may be better for the treatment of depression than tDCS.

Can Prolonged Estrogen Exposure Stave Off Depression?

Can Prolonged Estrogen Exposure Stave Off Depression?

The longer women are exposed to estrogen during reproductive years, the less likely they are to be depressed.

ADHD Treatment May Lower Risk for Alcohol, Drug Abuse

ADHD Treatment May Lower Risk for Alcohol, Drug Abuse

Patients who take medication for ADHD may have a lower risk of developing a substance abuse disorder.

Social Stigma May Negatively Impact Treatment Adherence in Schizophrenia

Social Stigma May Negatively Impact Treatment Adherence in Schizophrenia

Poor adherence to antipsychotic treatment in schizophrenia may be attributable to socially negative representations of schizophrenia.

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