Tag: depression

Posted on March 5, 2019

Ketamine Nasal Spray Provides A New Approach To Treatment Resistant Depression: New York Times March 5 2019

Posted on March 5, 2019

Discovery Of New Drugs For Depression:

In experiments with mice, researchers at Johns Hopkins Medicine report a promising advance in the search for a new class of drugs to treat major depression.

Posted on April 12, 2018

Targeted EEG Measurements To Predict Treatment Outcomes In Depression:

Key Points Of The Study: Question  Does increased pretreatment rostral anterior cingulate cortex theta activity have incremental predictive validity with respect to treatment outcome in major depression? Findings  In a randomized clinical trial including 296 patients with major depressive disorder, higher rostral anterior cingulate cortex theta activity at both baseline and week 1 predicted greater improvement in […]

Posted on August 10, 2016

STUDENT MENTAL HEALTH IN THE ATLANTIC PROVINCES IS IN CRISIS: Raymond Rupert MD, MBA.

Students in Colleges or Universities in Atlantic Canada are confronting mental health crises on a daily basis. The students entering now are younger and seem to lack psychological resilience. This lack of resilience is resulting in an increased number of students seeking mental health support for depression, anxiety and drug addiction. Unfortunately, the system is […]

Posted on March 9, 2014

THE SYSTEM FOR PROVIDING MENTAL HEALTH CARE IS BROKEN:

The system is broken- big time. That premise is proven each time a seriously ill patient does not receive care or receives inadequate or inappropriate care. Here are a few case studies that provide the evidence. case study 1:  A 26 year old schizophrenic decided to stop taking his medications. He was lost to followup. […]