Dismay at suspension of GP who falsified prescriptions to treat his depression

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CONCLUSION: Our results suggest that the use of a BCI after SA does not lead to increased consumption of medical care. PMID: 30551792 [PubMed - as supplied by publisher]
Source: L Encephale - Category: Psychiatry Tags: Encephale Source Type: research
This study suggests that long-term occupational exposure to ELF-EMF may lead to depression, stress, anxiety and poor sleep quality. PMID: 30547710 [PubMed - as supplied by publisher]
Source: Electromagnetic Biology and Medicine - Category: Physics Tags: Electromagn Biol Med Source Type: research
Publication date: Available online 15 December 2018Source: The Lancet NeurologyAuthor(s): Ralf Reilmann, Andrew McGarry, Igor D Grachev, Juha-Matti Savola, Beth Borowsky, Eli Eyal, Nicholas Gross, Douglas Langbehn, Robin Schubert, Anna Teige Wickenberg, Spyros Papapetropoulos, Michael Hayden, Ferdinando Squitieri, Karl Kieburtz, G Bernhard Landwehrmeyer, European Huntington's Disease Network, Pinky Agarwal, Karen E Anderson, Nasir A Aziz, Jean-Phillippe Azulay, Anne C Bachoud-LeviSummaryBackgroundPrevious trials have shown that pridopidine might reduce motor impairment in patients with Huntington's disease. The aim of this...
Source: The Lancet Neurology - Category: Neurology Source Type: research
Authors: Komrad MS, Pies RW, Hanson AL, Geppert CMA PMID: 30549491 [PubMed - in process]
Source: Journal of Clinical Psychiatry - Category: Psychiatry Tags: J Clin Psychiatry Source Type: research
CONCLUSIONS: Development of MCI is associated with several potentially modifiable risk factors in older adults with depression. Future studies should determine whether active management of risk factors could reduce incidence of MCI in this vulnerable population. PMID: 30549490 [PubMed - in process]
Source: Journal of Clinical Psychiatry - Category: Psychiatry Tags: J Clin Psychiatry Source Type: research
CONCLUSIONS: The coadministration of NAC and aspirin during a period of 16 weeks was associated with a reduction in depressive symptoms. The adverse effects were minimal. These preliminary findings may serve as a starting point for future studies assessing the efficacy, tolerability, and safety of anti-inflammatory and antioxidant agents in the treatment of bipolar depression. TRIAL REGISTRATION: ClinicalTrials.gov identifier: NCT01797575. PMID: 30549489 [PubMed - in process]
Source: Journal of Clinical Psychiatry - Category: Psychiatry Tags: J Clin Psychiatry Source Type: research
Authors: Zilcha-Mano S, Roose SP, Brown PJ, Rutherford BR Abstract BACKGROUND: According to prevailing models and classical reports, abrupt responses to antidepressant medication are not true drug responses but rather transient placebo effects. By contrast, recent reports suggest that early sudden improvements have a lasting effect and appear in most patients receiving medication. Clinical guidelines influenced by these contradictory findings are mixed and confusing. OBJECTIVE: To evaluate the occurrence and effects of abrupt improvements in symptoms in placebo vs antidepressant conditions in individuals with l...
Source: Journal of Clinical Psychiatry - Category: Psychiatry Tags: J Clin Psychiatry Source Type: research
Authors: Till B, Arendt F, Scherr S, Niederkrotenthaler T Abstract OBJECTIVE: Media stories on how to cope with suicidal crises have been shown to reduce suicidal ideation, but studies investigating if effects differ depending on delivery by individuals with or without personal experience of suicidality are lacking. The present study aimed to examine effects of news articles featuring interviews with experts with vs without personal experience of suicidal ideation. METHODS: In a web-based, double-blinded, randomized controlled trial conducted in April and May 2017, a total of 545 adults recruited from the gener...
Source: Journal of Clinical Psychiatry - Category: Psychiatry Tags: J Clin Psychiatry Source Type: research
Authors: Knight MJ, Fourrier C, Lyrtzis E, Aboustate N, Sampson E, Hori H, Mills NT, Baune BT Abstract OBJECTIVE: To evaluate the extent to which cognitive measures in the recently developed THINC-integrated tool (THINC-it) are associated with global and domain specific psychosocial disability in patients with current and remitted major depressive disorder (MDD). METHODS: Cross-sectional data (N = 127) were obtained from participants with current (n = 105) or remitted (n = 22) MDD who completed the THINC-it between July 2014 and June 2018. Major depressive disorder was diagnostically assessed with DSM-IV and DS...
Source: Journal of Clinical Psychiatry - Category: Psychiatry Tags: J Clin Psychiatry Source Type: research
Authors: Chattun MR, Zhang S, Chen Y, Wang Q, Amdanee N, Tian S, Lu Q, Yao Z Abstract Major depressive disorder (MDD), characterized by low mood or anhedonia, is commonly associated with a greater suicidal susceptibility. There are numerous suicide-related findings pertaining to the dorsolateral prefrontal cortex (DLPFC), caudate nucleus and thalamus, which form a cortico-striato-thalamo-cortical (CSTC) circuit responsible for executive function and working memory. An aberrant CSTC circuitry is hypothesized to be implicated in depressed patients with a high suicidal risk. 27 MDD patients were assessed with the Nurs...
Source: European Archives of Psychiatry and Clinical Neuroscience - Category: Psychiatry Tags: Eur Arch Psychiatry Clin Neurosci Source Type: research
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