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Studies indicate that 29% to 46% of patients diagnosed with major depressive disorder show partial or no response to treatments.
A Columbia study aims find out which treatments work best to alleviate major depressive disorder and improve quality of life for individuals with breast cancer.
The best way to support women’s mental health is to implement policies that improve access to health care systems, family leave, food security, and housing, Dr. Elizabeth Fitelson said.
"We need better drugs and new drugs, not just the psychedelics and the ketamine, but new allotted treatments that are more effective," said Dr. David Hellerstein.
Source:Good HousekeepingApril 23, 2020
When someone tells you what's going on with them, summarize what you're hearing in a neutral, nonjudgmental way, which will help them feel heard, Dr. Diana Samuel says.
Source:CBSApril 12, 2020
Dr. Yuval Neria said, "We know already from previous disasters that ongoing anxiety during trauma is a huge risk factor for PTSD and depression in the long term."
Source:InStyleFebruary 4, 2020
During pregnancy, hormone levels increase between six- and eight-fold, then in 24 hours after delivery they are gone. “That’s a real jolt to the central nervous system,” says Dr. Margaret G. Spinelli.
Source:ProtoJanuary 27, 2020
Some reports show that, “suicide and drug overdose actually cause more deaths than postpartum hemorrhage, cardiovascular events or other pregnancy-related medical problems,” says Dr. Kimberly Mangla.
Source:CNNJanuary 20, 2020
"There is generally more sadness in the winter time and January is not uncommon at all for overall more sadness among folks," said Dr. Ravi Shah.
Source:la RepubblicaJanuary 16, 2020
"Il nostro cervello continua a produrre nuovi neuroni per tutta la vita e questa è una capacità unica dell'uomo, assente nei roditori e nei primati", spiega Boldrini.
Source:New York TimesJanuary 14, 2020
Dr. Mark Olfson said looking at large groups, instead of homing in on specific individuals, allows for other factors to affect the suicide rates — even if the study tried to control for some of them.
Source:WHYYJanuary 10, 2020
After a decades-long hiatus, researchers are taking a fresh look at the potential of psychedelics in therapy.
Source:Boston GlobeDecember 27, 2019
Dr. Kimberly Mangla’s research has shown that suicide is an underrecognized risk among new mothers, driven most often by depression, substance use disorders, or intimate partner violence.
Source:Los Angeles TimesDecember 16, 2019
The study suggests that some of the ways schools cope with student suicides might prove useful in the aftermath of a school shooting, Dr. Mark Olfson said.