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Education reduces risk of Alzheimer’s

New research undertaken at the University of Cambridge strengthens the argument that education reduces risk of Alzheimer’s disease.

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Using data to combat dementia: first global monitoring system launched

Amid reports of increasing dementia in an aging population, that will see the number of sufferers rocket from 50 million to 152 million by 2050, the World Health Organisation today launched The Global Dementia Observatory.

Added 13 days ago Drug news

Opioid crisis: First once-monthly injectable approved

Indivior PLC announced that the FDA has approved Sublocade (buprenorphine extended- release) injection for subcutaneous use (CIII).

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Guidelines

The World Federation of Societies of Biological Psychiatry (WFSBP) Guidelines for the Biological Treatment of Bipolar Disorders: Acute and longterm treatment of mixed states in bipolar disorder

This WFSBP guideline has been developed to supply a systematic overview of all scientific evidence pertaining to the acute and longterm treatment of bipolar mixed states in adults.

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British Association for Psychopharmacology consensus guidance on the use of psychotropic medication preconception, in pregnancy and postpartum 2017

Decisions about the use of psychotropic medication in pregnancy are an ongoing challenge for clinicians and women with mental health problems, owing to the uncertainties around risks of the illness itself to mother and fetus/infant...

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EPA guidance on eMental health interventions in the treatment of posttraumatic stress disorder (PTSD)

The aim of this EPA guidance was to develop recommendations on eMental health interventions in the treatment of posttraumatic stress disorder (PTSD). A systematic literature search was performed and 40 articles were retrieved...

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Journal articles

Nalmefene for the management of alcohol dependence: review on its pharmacology, mechanism of action and meta-analysis on its clinical efficacy.

Nalmefene, a mu- and delta-opioid receptor (MOR, DOR) antagonist and a partial kappa-opioid receptor (KOR) agonist, is approved in the European Union and other countries for the reduction of alcohol consumption...

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Psychiatric and neurological symptoms in patients with Niemann-Pick disease type C (NP-C): Findings from the International NPC Registry.

Objectives: Niemann-Pick disease type C (NP-C) is a rare inherited neurovisceral disease that should be recognised by psychiatrists as a possible underlying cause of psychiatric abnormalities.

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The effects of childhood maltreatment on brain structure in adults with eating disorders.

Objectives: Childhood maltreatment is a non-specific risk factor for eating disorders (EDs). However, so far, no study has assessed the impact of childhood maltreatment on brain structure of adults with EDs.

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Clinical trials

Pharmacologic Treatment of Acute Episode of Schizophrenia: a Real World Study

This study attempts to observe the effectiveness and safety of aripiprazole in hospitalized patients with acute schizophrenia episode, and to compare the different drug regimens that may be involved in order to clarify the characteristics...

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A Trial to Evaluate the Safety and Tolerability of Brexpiprazole in the Treatment of Subjects With Bipolar I Disorder

This study will evaluate the safety and tolerability of brexpiprazole (OPC-34712) in the treatment of subjects with bipolar I disorder. All subjects will receive a starting dose of brexpiprazole which will be titrated up in subsequent visits.

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Study to Evaluate Safety & Efficacy of NaBen® as Add-on Treatment for Schizophrenia in Adults

The proposed Phase IIb/III study is designed to evaluate the safety and efficacy of NaBen® in improving the symptoms of schizophrenia in adults. NaBen® is granted Breakthrough Therapy Designation by US FDA as add-on treatment...

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Blog Posts

Christopher Paul Jones

Dealing with mental health issues using integrated approaches, including tech and apps

Posted 5 months ago

As healthcare professionals are well aware, a significant percentage of the population (approximately one in four) will suffer a mental health problem at some point in their lives. In the course of his work, Christopher Paul Jones is finding that people are increasingly looking for alternatives to, or approaches to complement, pharmaceutical drugs to manage their conditions, and that tech and apps are proving very useful indeed. He feels it is particularly useful for those whose location or financial status might otherwise prohibit them from integrated strategies. Here is what he has to say:

Am Ang Zhang

Autism: Challenges and Obstacles!

Posted 1 year ago

Retired child psychiatrist Am Ang Zhang discusses his experiences of working with the families of autistic children.

Am Ang Zhang

Autism: Frances Tustin and Entrenchment!

Posted 1 year ago

Am Ang Zhang discusses his work with pioneering child psychotherapist Frances Tustin, and his observations of entrenchment in autistic children.

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Tricyclic antidepressants and headaches: systematic review and meta-analysis

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Depression in adults with a chronic health problem: putting NICE guidelines into practice

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