The recommendations of an FDA advisory panel could mean new restrictions on electroconvulsive therapy — a controversial treatment used by tens of thousands of U.S. patients with severe depression and other… Read More
A new vaccine shows promise for producing immunity to cocaine’s highly addictive effects. The study – in mice – is published online in Molecular Therapy, one of the Nature journals.
A study in the New England Journal of Medicine suggests that patients do significantly better when their depression is treated in conjunction with their diabetes or heart disease.
Time after time you hear stories of people with PTSD complaining of sleepness nights. It fits the classic conception of the tortured sufferer, awakened in a sweat from visions of… Read More
PTSD often stems from war, but can also be a result of exposure to any psychologically traumatic event and manifests itself in flashbacks, recurring nightmares, anger, or hyper-vigilance. Using a… Read More
MONTREAL – The field of psychiatry is facing a paradigm shift with new research suggesting that medications and psychotherapy may be able to permanently erase the “trauma” from traumatic memories,… Read More
Depression and type 2 diabetes are closely related, doubling difficulties for people coping with both conditions. It makes intuitive sense that someone diagnosed with a serious illness such as type… Read More
Leaving the work force may improve one’s health, a large, French cohort study showed. Among workers at a French national gas and electricity company, retirement was associated with sharp reductions… Read More
DENVER – Women with no history of depression are at sharply increased risk of first-ever, clinically significant depressive symptoms during the menopausal transition, three major prospective longitudinal studies have shown.
A new study suggests that playing Tetris, and possibly other quick moving visual puzzles, could be used to treat flashbacks that are associated with issues like Post Traumatic Stress Disorder…. Read More