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Psychopharmacology is the study of drug-induced changes in mood, sensation, thinking, and behavior.
Ketamine may be potential therapeutic option for adolescents with treatment-resistant depression

Ketamine may be potential therapeutic option for adolescents with treatment-resistant depression

Depression and anxiety in heart failure patients linked to adverse outcomes

Depression and anxiety in heart failure patients linked to adverse outcomes

URI researchers working to develop novel medication to treat alcohol use disorder

URI researchers working to develop novel medication to treat alcohol use disorder

New study focuses on best, cost effective practices to bridge treatment gap for brain disorders

New study focuses on best, cost effective practices to bridge treatment gap for brain disorders

Combination of physical fitness and aortic stiffness explains rate of memory decline in older people

Combination of physical fitness and aortic stiffness explains rate of memory decline in older people

MDMA appears to help in treating PTSD patients

MDMA appears to help in treating PTSD patients

Scientific understanding of PSTD points to new treatment and prevention strategies

Scientific understanding of PSTD points to new treatment and prevention strategies

Experts discuss how medicinal cannabis can impact opioid crisis

Experts discuss how medicinal cannabis can impact opioid crisis

Children with autism more likely to be prescribed antipsychotic medication, study finds

Children with autism more likely to be prescribed antipsychotic medication, study finds

SSRIs may be more effective option for treating anxious youth, UC research shows

SSRIs may be more effective option for treating anxious youth, UC research shows

Study questions efficacy, safety of intranasal ketamine for depression

Study questions efficacy, safety of intranasal ketamine for depression

Moderate facebook use linked to happiness among adults with ASD

Moderate facebook use linked to happiness among adults with ASD

Psychiatric drugs do not appear to be overprescribed for children, study reveals

Psychiatric drugs do not appear to be overprescribed for children, study reveals

Evidence suggests two patterns of early symptoms precede and predict later BD risk

Evidence suggests two patterns of early symptoms precede and predict later BD risk

Genetic analysis can enhance outcomes of depression treatment

Genetic analysis can enhance outcomes of depression treatment

Researchers outline new multifactorial conceptual model of placebo effects

Researchers outline new multifactorial conceptual model of placebo effects

Psychedelics linked to decreased likelihood of criminal behavior

Psychedelics linked to decreased likelihood of criminal behavior

Study shows benefits of delayed-release stimulant in children with ADHD

Study shows benefits of delayed-release stimulant in children with ADHD

Better understanding of serotonin's function in the brain could lead to radical shift in psychiatric care

Better understanding of serotonin's function in the brain could lead to radical shift in psychiatric care

New findings on functional connections within the brain may provide insights into psychiatric disorders

New findings on functional connections within the brain may provide insights into psychiatric disorders