Why do antidepressants take so long to work? - Phys.Org - Thursday, July 28, 2016 - 15:57

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Why do antidepressants take so long to work?
Phys.Org
"It's been a puzzle for quite a long time why SSRI antidepressants can take up to two months to start reducing symptoms, especially because we know that they bind to their targets within minutes," said Rasenick, distinguished professor of physiology ...

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Adjunctive Antidepressant Therapy in Schizophrenia: Is It Beneficial? - Monthly Prescribing Reference (registration) - Thursday, July 28, 2016 - 15:17

Adjunctive Antidepressant Therapy in Schizophrenia: Is It Beneficial?
Monthly Prescribing Reference (registration)
Although the American Psychology Association recommends using antidepressants to treat both the depressive and negative symptoms associated with schizophrenia, other major guidelines and organizations do not offer this recommendation due to a lack ...

Recent Developments in Mental Health Benefit Denials - The National Law Review - Thursday, July 28, 2016 - 15:08

Recent Developments in Mental Health Benefit Denials
The National Law Review
In American Psychiatric Association v. Anthem Health Plans, the 2nd Circuit ruled that individual physicians and physician associations lacked standing to sue health plans under the Parity Act and ERISA. Ultimately, this ruling could affect the future ...

Why do antidepressants take so long to work? University of Illinois at Chicago - EurekAlert (press release) - Thursday, July 28, 2016 - 15:06

Why do antidepressants take so long to work? University of Illinois at Chicago
EurekAlert (press release)
"It's been a puzzle for quite a long time why SSRI antidepressants can take up to two months to start reducing symptoms, especially because we know that they bind to their targets within minutes," said Rasenick, distinguished professor of physiology ...

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Summer Thrills - New York Times - Thursday, July 28, 2016 - 13:48

Summer Thrills
New York Times
Letters to the Editor. Readers respond to recent reviews of books by Cynthia Ozick, Peter D. Kramer, Anne Tyler and Larry Tye. Editors' Choice. Nine new books recommended by the editors of The New York Times Book Review this week. Paperback Row.

Summer Thrills - New York Times - Thursday, July 28, 2016 - 13:48

Summer Thrills
New York Times
Letters to the Editor. Readers respond to recent reviews of books by Cynthia Ozick, Peter D. Kramer, Anne Tyler and Larry Tye. Editors' Choice. Nine new books recommended by the editors of The New York Times Book Review this week. Paperback Row.

Antidepressants For Pregnant Women: How Safe Are They? - Parent Herald - Thursday, July 28, 2016 - 13:11

Parent Herald

Antidepressants For Pregnant Women: How Safe Are They?
Parent Herald
The use of antidepressants for pregnant women is approved by most medical practitioners because of the above mentioned reasons. Nonetheless, there must be valid reasons before pregnant women are given the permission to take anti-depressants.

Older doctors under increasing regulatory scrutiny - CMAJ - Thursday, July 28, 2016 - 13:03

Older doctors under increasing regulatory scrutiny
CMAJ
It appears Canada will not follow in the footsteps of the United States, where the American Medical Association (AMA) is developing competency guidelines aimed at ensuring older doctors are still able to treat patients safely. At its 2015 annual ...

New Model May Help Solve Mystery of How Lithium Stabilizes Moods - Drug Discovery & Development - Thursday, July 28, 2016 - 12:36

New Model May Help Solve Mystery of How Lithium Stabilizes Moods
Drug Discovery & Development
Although not effective in all patients, lithium is the “first-line pharmacologic treatment” for acute bipolar disorder cases, as recommended by the American Psychiatric Association. But nearly five decades after the Food and Drug Administration ...

A dubious decision - Grand Junction Daily Sentinel - Thursday, July 28, 2016 - 11:43

A dubious decision
Grand Junction Daily Sentinel
According to the American Psychiatric Association, studies show that defendants acquitted by reason of insanity are likely to spend as much or more time confined in psychiatric units as they would have if convicted and sentenced to prison for the same ...

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Morning Break: Diagnosing Trump; AHA's Stand on Sitting; No Sugar High for Kids - MedPage Today

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Insomnia Market Dominated by the Generic Nonbenzodiazepines and low-does Sedating Antidepressants - Medgadget (blog)

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Your Weekly Briefing: Health In Rhode Island - Rhode Island Public Radio

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