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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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FDA Dampens Neuropsychiatric Warning for Smoking Cessation Drugs

FDA Dampens Neuropsychiatric Warning for Smoking Cessation Drugs

Varenicline and bupropion pose a lower risk of serious mental health side effects than was previously thought.

Quantifying Genetic Risk in Attention-Deficit/Hyperactivity Disorder

Quantifying Genetic Risk in Attention-Deficit/Hyperactivity Disorder

PRS presents a good tool to measure genetic loading of ADHD variants, suggesting which cases are most likely to persist.

Depression On the Rise, Especially Among Adolescent Females

Depression On the Rise, Especially Among Adolescent Females

Time spent on mobile phones and social media may contribute to the rise in depression.

Hormonal Contraception Poses Depression Risk

Hormonal Contraception Poses Depression Risk

The risk is especially high in teens.

Depression Increases Risk of Acute MI in HIV-Infected

Depression Increases Risk of Acute MI in HIV-Infected

HIV-infected adults with major depressive disorder have a 30% increased risk for acute myocardial infarction.

Poor Diet During Pregnancy May Increase Risk of ADHD

Poor Diet During Pregnancy May Increase Risk of ADHD

DNA methylation may occur as a result of poor nutrition during pregnancy.

Examining White Matter Alterations in Schizophrenia, Bipolar Disorder

Examining White Matter Alterations in Schizophrenia, Bipolar Disorder

Direct comparison of white matter tracts in schizophrenia or bipolar disorder have previously not been performed.

Acetaminophen Use During Pregnancy May Raise Risk of Behavior Problems

Acetaminophen Use During Pregnancy May Raise Risk of Behavior Problems

No similar association was seen in mothers who used acetaminophen after delivery, nor with paternal use.

New Risk Calculator Helps Predict Conversion to Psychosis in High-Risk Patients

New Risk Calculator Helps Predict Conversion to Psychosis in High-Risk Patients

The calculator is available freely online for use by clinicians.

New DNA Regions Linked to Depression

New DNA Regions Linked to Depression

Many of the sites are known to be associated with brain development.

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