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A Biomarker for Suicide

July 16, 2019 | | Posted in Newsletter

Depression
Psychiatry scientists at Yale University have found that in patients suffering from post-traumatic stress disorder, but not from major depressive [MORE]

Telepsychiatry Cuts Wait Times from Days to Hours

August 19, 2014 | | Posted in Newsletter

Mercy Health Telehealth Center
Psychiatrists are in the shortest supply of all medical doctors; and only Rhode Island has a sufficient [MORE]

Brain Stimulators for Military Use

July 22, 2014 | | Posted in Newsletter

Brain Machine
Brain-implanted devices are gaining traction in part because so many soldiers in recent wars have sustained limb loss or [MORE]

Methylome Biomarkers for Schizophrenia

February 11, 2014 | | Posted in Newsletter

Not all genetic diseases arise from mutations.  Some result from DNA methylation—i.e. post translational modification.  With schizophrenia, oxygen deprivation, [MORE]

Tele-Psychotherapy

November 12, 2013 | | Posted in Newsletter

Psychiatric researchers at the University of Zurich conducted a study which showed that tele-sessions were as good as or [MORE]

Schizophrenia Diagnosed with Nasal Neurons

July 30, 2013 | | Posted in Newsletter

What does a nematode have to do with schizophrenia in humans?  Nothing directly, but in 1993 the first micro [MORE]

Telecounseling for Postpartum Depression

June 18, 2013 | | Posted in Newsletter

One of telemedicine’s strengths is in supporting patients with psychiatric problems—particularly for medication adherence.  But this piece reports findings [MORE]

A Stressometer on Your Wrist

February 26, 2013 | | Posted in Newsletter

Neumitra Stress Monitor
Psychiatrists know that unrelenting stress can have serious consequences, from depression and panic attacks to violence [MORE]

Loneliness as a “Co-Morbidity”

September 4, 2012 | | Posted in Newsletter

Elderly Depression
According to a Harvard study, one in seven adult Americans living alone is at greater risk for cardiovascular [MORE]

Psychiatric Patients in the ED

August 7, 2012 | | Posted in Newsletter

Hospitals that claim a 30 minute waiting time in their Emergency Departments must have found a solution to handling [MORE]

An Accurate Blood Test for Depression

June 12, 2012 | | Posted in Newsletter

Ridge Diagnostics (San Diego, CA) has developed a panel of nine blood biomarkers that has a 90% sensitivity and [MORE]

An Ear Plug for Depression

February 21, 2012 | | Posted in Newsletter

Ear bud light
For good reason, the Finns know about seasonal affective disorders.  Their long, dark winters seem to create [MORE]

Schizophrenia’s RNA Expression Pattern

December 13, 2011 | | Posted in Newsletter

A main aim of genetics in psychiatric epidemiology is to sort out much finer definitions of mental disorders beyond [MORE]

Markers of Depression

June 28, 2011 | | Posted in Newsletter

Psychiatric disorders amply illustrate that “diseases” are intellectual artifacts which don’t exist naturally; the natural phenomenon is the mentally [MORE]