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Systematic Review of Treatments for Depression in Older People

Demonstrates that only half of the participants responded to pharmacological treatments, indicating the importance of managing treatment-refractory depression actively in […]

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By R Kennedy | Depression . News . Treatment
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IOM: Over 100 million in Chronic Pain in US

New report from the Institute of Medicine (IOM) that calls for changes in how chronic pain is managed.[Read more]

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New Guide to the Management of Psychotic Disorders in Older Adults

The American Geriatrics Society‘s newest clinical tool, the AGS Guide to the Management of Psychotic Disorders and Neuropsychiatric Symptoms of […]

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By R Kennedy | News . Psychosis . Treatment
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US National PTSD Awareness Day

The US Congress has declared June 27, 2011 National PTSD Awareness Day. Interesting statistics: 2.4% of personnel returning from deployment […]

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Virtual reality study to trial new Parkinson’s treatment

In a world-first study, researchers in Sydney are  using a simulated virtual reality environment to help Parkinson’s disease patients suffering […]

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AMA President-elect

Interesting, a psychiatrist has been named the new president-elect of the American Medical Association. Jeremy A. Lazarus, M.D. [Read more]

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