Use of second-generation antipsychotics along with other medications is growing most rapidly among youth who are less impaired, but one expert cites the likely effect of the FDA warning about suicidality with antidepressant use by youth.
When choosing to stop antidepressant therapy during pregnancy, both physician and patient must balance the potential risks of treatment versus nontreatment.
Prescribing antidepressants in combination with mood stabilizers leads to better outcomes and fewer episodes of mania than prescribing only an antidepressant.
Some interesting molecules help distinguish age-related memory loss from Alzheimer’s disease and suggest promising new avenues for research.
A study on the effects of the FDA’s warnings about antidepressants’ increased risk of suicidality leads to different interpretations.
A chromatin-related gene may contribute not just to schizophrenia, but to obsessive-compulsive and other psychiatric disorders.
When menopausal women cannot or do not want to take estrogen to combat bothersome hot flashes and night sweats, antidepressants may serve as an effective alternative.
Glutamte may serve as a potential biomarker to predict pathophysiologies of specific psychiatric disorders in youth.
The workings of the amygdala explain some of the symptoms of posttraumatic stress disorder, but understanding others requires attention elsewhere in the brain.
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