Psychiatry - Brain imaging biomarker may help predict treatment response in patients with psychiatric disorders, study reveals
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 Providing the best psychiatric care within a safe environment during COVID-19 pandemicProviding the best psychiatric care within a safe environment during COVID-19 pandemic
 
The very heart of inpatient care for psychiatric patients is socialization, group therapy, shared meals, and a standard two people per room. Then COVID-19 hit with the accompanying public health warnings to isolate, socially distance, and wear masks.
 
   Brain imaging biomarker may help predict treatment response in patients with psychiatric disorders, study revealsBrain imaging biomarker may help predict treatment response in patients with psychiatric disorders, study reveals
 
Cohen Veterans Bioscience, a non-profit research biotech advancing brain health solutions, today announces findings from a study which generates new evidence in support of a critical brain imaging biomarker, that may help guide people who suffer from post-traumatic stress disorder or major depressive disorder towards the most effective treatment.
 
   Researchers identify genetic risk factors that increase risk of bipolar disorder in people with depressionResearchers identify genetic risk factors that increase risk of bipolar disorder in people with depression
 
In a new study from the Danish psychiatry project iPSYCH, researchers have identified genetic risk factors for developing bipolar disorder and psychoses among people with depression.
 
 Remote delivery of mental health care across the U.S. has increased dramatically
 
Remote delivery of mental health care across the U.S. has increased dramaticallyThe COVID-19 pandemic has spurred a remarkable number of psychologists across the United States to shift to delivering mental health care to patients remotely, according to a national study led by researchers at Virginia Commonwealth University.
 
 
 Measuring brainwaves produced during REM sleep can predict patients response to treatment from depression
 
Measuring brainwaves produced during REM sleep can predict patients response to treatment from depressionScientists have discovered that measuring brainwaves produced during REM sleep can predict whether a patient will respond to treatment from depression.
 
 
 Death of a family pet can potentially lead to mental health issues in children
 
Death of a family pet can potentially lead to mental health issues in childrenThe death of a family pet can trigger a sense of grief in children that is profound and prolonged, and can potentially lead to subsequent mental health issues, according to a new study by researchers at Massachusetts General Hospital.
 
 
 Google searches for anxiety skyrocket amid coronavirus pandemic
 
Google searches for anxiety skyrocket amid coronavirus pandemicJust like physical health, it is important to check one’s mental health amid the ongoing coronavirus pandemic. When countries announced lockdown orders, many people were confined to their homes, away from family and friends.