Latest American Journal of Psychiatry Stories
Piecing Together What Causes Mental Illness to Develop BALTIMORE, Dec.
Genetics can help determine whether a person is likely to quit smoking on his or her own or need medication to improve the chances of success.
A new study conducted by investigators at Harvard Medical School and Massachusetts General Hospital (MGH) suggests that S-Adenosyl Methionine (SAMe), an over-the-counter dietary supplement, can be an effective, relatively well-tolerated, adjunctive treatment for adults with major depressive disorders who do not respond to their treatment with antidepressant medication.
More mental health patients are being treated solely with drugs today than a decade ago, suggesting a redefinition of mental health care within the U.S.
People with generalized anxiety disorder, or GAD, have abnormalities in the way their brain unconsciously controls emotions.
Individuals suffering from eating disorders may benefit from "talking therapies," a type of therapy that aims to correct obsessive feelings, announced UK researchers.
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