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PTSD Symptoms May Benefit From Closed-Loop Neurotechnology

PTSD Symptoms May Benefit From Closed-Loop Neurotechnology

Use of HIRREM, a closed-loop, allostatic, acoustic, stimulation neurotechnology can reduce PTSD symptoms, insomnia and depression in veterans.

Transcranial Direct Current Stimulation Effective Add-On for Bipolar Depression

Transcranial Direct Current Stimulation Effective Add-On for Bipolar Depression

For adults with bipolar depression, tDCS seems to be safe and effective as an add-on intervention.

Alterations in Cerebral Morphometrics Can Help Identify ADHD

Alterations in Cerebral Morphometrics Can Help Identify ADHD

No overall difference in terms of total brain volume or total gray and white matter volume for children with ADHD and control subjects was observed.

Suboptimal Neuromotor Development May Increase Genetic Risk for Schizophrenia

Suboptimal Neuromotor Development May Increase Genetic Risk for Schizophrenia

Nonoptimal infant neuromotor development was linked to genetic risk for schizophrenia, but not bipolar disorder.

Brexanolone Shows Promise for Postpartum Depression

Brexanolone Shows Promise for Postpartum Depression

Brexanolone was well tolerated among study participants.

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.

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