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Deep brain stimulation offers relief to UTHealth patient with treatment-resistant depression

Deep brain stimulation offers relief to UTHealth patient with treatment-resistant depression

Levels of inflammatory biomarkers could predict effectiveness of ECT for people with depression

Levels of inflammatory biomarkers could predict effectiveness of ECT for people with depression

Common antidepressants may not work for depressed patients with chronic kidney disease

Common antidepressants may not work for depressed patients with chronic kidney disease

Magic mushrooms may effectively reset activity of brain circuits involved in depression

Magic mushrooms may effectively reset activity of brain circuits involved in depression

Study finds transcranial direct-current stimulation to be less effective than anti-depressants

Study finds transcranial direct-current stimulation to be less effective than anti-depressants

Older people treated with electroconvulsive therapy for depression may not get relief from insomnia

Older people treated with electroconvulsive therapy for depression may not get relief from insomnia

Study reveals positive experience and attitude of patients on electroconvulsive therapy

Study reveals positive experience and attitude of patients on electroconvulsive therapy

New therapy proves effective in reducing symptoms of treatment-resistant depression

New therapy proves effective in reducing symptoms of treatment-resistant depression

Deep brain stimulation could be effective treatment option for patients with severe depressions

Deep brain stimulation could be effective treatment option for patients with severe depressions

Painless tDCS technique could improve life for people with major depression

Painless tDCS technique could improve life for people with major depression

AAGBI releases new standards of monitoring during anaesthesia for better patient safety

AAGBI releases new standards of monitoring during anaesthesia for better patient safety

Non-drug solutions for postpartum depression: an interview with Dr David Brock & Christopher Thatcher

Non-drug solutions for postpartum depression: an interview with Dr David Brock & Christopher Thatcher

Repeat, low-dose ketamine infusions may quickly reduce suicidal thoughts in depressed outpatients

Repeat, low-dose ketamine infusions may quickly reduce suicidal thoughts in depressed outpatients

FDA proposes to change regulation of ECT treatment

FDA proposes to change regulation of ECT treatment

Review of EAS cases among patients with psychiatric conditions in the Netherlands

Review of EAS cases among patients with psychiatric conditions in the Netherlands

Clinical trial initiated to determine feasibility, safety of focused ultrasound to treat depression

Clinical trial initiated to determine feasibility, safety of focused ultrasound to treat depression

Catatonia may cause regression in Down syndrome patients

Catatonia may cause regression in Down syndrome patients

Johns Hopkins student wins NCRC's 2015 Grand Prize

Johns Hopkins student wins NCRC's 2015 Grand Prize

ECT improves general neurocognitive function in bipolar patients

ECT improves general neurocognitive function in bipolar patients

Depressive episodes hard to treat in continuous cycling bipolar disorder

Depressive episodes hard to treat in continuous cycling bipolar disorder