Lurasidone (Latuda) Gets FDA Nod for Bipolar Depression in Kids Lurasidone (Latuda) Gets FDA Nod for Bipolar Depression in Kids

Lurasidone is now indicated for the treatment of major depressive episodes associated with bipolar I disorder in children and adolescents aged 10 to 17 years.FDA Approvals
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Phone calls and texts may help adults with severe mental illness maintain their medication regimens, according to astudy published Thursday inPsychiatric Services in Advance.In a clinical trial of 120 patients with schizophrenia or bipolar disorder, Lara N. Schulze of the University of Greifswald in Germany and colleagues randomly assigned participants to the intervention or control group. Both groups received care as usual, defined as basic medical care that included occasional visits to physicians. The intervention group also received regular telephone calls every other week for six months.During the calls, trained nurse...
Source: Psychiatr News - Category: Psychiatry Tags: bipolar disorder Lara N. Schulze medication adherence Psychiatric Services in Advance schizophrenia trained nurses Source Type: research
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People with a family history of major depressive disorder (MDD) or bipolar disorder (BD) report specific psychoeducational needs that are unmet by existing online interventions. This trial aimed to test whethe...
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CONCLUSIONS: Although interactions between illness-related stressors and caregiver attributes appear to determine caregiver-distress, subjective perceptions and other attributes of caregivers may have a greater impact on distress. Therefore, interventions to reduce caregiver-distress should place equal, if not more emphasis on caregiver-related factors which influence distress. PMID: 30638102 [PubMed - as supplied by publisher]
Source: Nordic Journal of Psychiatry - Category: Psychiatry Tags: Nord J Psychiatry Source Type: research
CONCLUSIONS: This study demonstrates a significant economic burden associated with developing TD, as captured by increased HRU including inpatient admissions and ER visits. PMID: 30638073 [PubMed - as supplied by publisher]
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CONCLUSIONS: It is clear that neurodegenerative diseases are caused due to excess oxidative stress and alter the functioning of the central nervous system. The central nervous system undergoes neudegenerative or neuropsyichiatric changes. PMID: 30644343 [PubMed - as supplied by publisher]
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Abstract While impairments in cognitive emotional processing are key to the experience of mood disorders, little is understood of their shared and distinct features across major depressive disorder (MDD) and bipolar disorder (BD). In this review, we discuss the similarities and differences in abnormal emotional processing associated with mood disorders across the cognitive domains of perception, attention, memory, and reward processing, with a particular focus on how these impairments relate to the clinical profile of the disorders. We consider behavioral and neuroimaging evidence, especially that of the growing c...
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Depression is a mental disorder characterized by recurrent sadness and loss of interest in the enjoyment of the positive aspects of life, in addition to fatigue, causing inability to perform daily activities, which leads to a loss of quality of life. To mo...
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In this study, we hypothesized that certain types of ADs were related to the occurrence of past suicide attempts (SAs...
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