Study says casual pot use harmful to teens
“The more you use it, the more it negatively affects your thinking. That’s increasing the likelihood of depression and more suicidal thoughts.”
Will a mindfulness approach to depression boost recovery rates, reduce costs?
Self-help cognitive-behavioral therapy traditionally had been associated with high attrition rates, and alternative forms of self-help therapy are...
U.S. adults report depression at record rates: Survey
The latest study found that depression rates increased the most among women, young adults, Black people, and Hispanic people.
Overcoming death anxiety: Understanding our lives and legacies
The modern psychiatrist should not forget fundamental truths of behavior and humanity that were once the staple of psychiatry.
Long-term impact of childhood trauma explained
Those who experienced childhood trauma also have higher rates of other disorders, including asthma, diabetes, and cardiovascular disease.
ASCO updates treatment guidelines for anxiety and depression
Since the last guidelines were published, screening and assessment for depression and anxiety have improved, and a large new evidence base has...
Four profiles help identify kids at risk for suicide
Traditionally, single diagnoses have been linked with risk of self-harm, independent of other comorbidities, but this study gauges risk for a set...
Disrupted gut microbiome a key driver of major depression?
Investigators found that MDD had specific metabolic “signatures” consisting of 124 metabolites that spanned energy and lipid pathways, with some...
Psilocybin promising for body dysmorphic disorder
Selective serotonin reuptake inhibitors (SSRIs) and cognitive behavioral therapy (CBT) are the only approved therapies for BDD.
Steep rise in cannabis-related suicide attempts
“This may speak to both increased access to cannabis as well as poor mental health status during the pandemic period.”