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Rolling submission to FDA started for CAM 2038 (buprenorphine depots) in Opioid Use Disorder- Braeburn Pharmaceuticals and Camurus

Braeburn Pharmaceuticals and Camurus announced the completion of the rolling submission of a New Drug Application (NDA) to the U.S....

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EU Commission approves Reagila (cariprazine), for the treatment of schizophrenia .-Recordati + Gedeon Richter.

Recordati announces that Gedeon Richter Plc. was granted marketing authorization from the European Commission for Reagila (cariprazine), a novel antipsychotic...

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Positive interim results from ENLIGHTEN-1 study of ALKS 3831 for the treatment of schizophrenia-Alkermes

Alkermes plc announced positive preliminary topline results from ENLIGHTEN-1, the first of two key phase III studies in the ENLIGHTEN...

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Hyperammonaemia

Hyperammonaemia can result in serious neurological damage or death. Could you recognise the signs and symptoms?

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Hypogonadism

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Chronic Spontaneous Urticaria (CSU)

Use our patient case studies to discover how experts diagnose and treat chronic spontaneous urticaria

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Guidelines

Evidence-based guidelines for treating bipolar disorder: Revised third edition recommendations from the British Association for Psychopharmacology

The guidelines cover the diagnosis of bipolar disorder, clinical management, and strategies for the use of medicines in short-term treatment...

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Children’s attachment: attachment in children and young people who are adopted from care, in care or at high risk of going into care

This guideline covers the identification, assessment and treatment of attachment difficulties in children and young people up to age 18...

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Challenging behaviour and learning disabilities: prevention and interventions for people with learning disabilities whose behaviour challenges

A learning disability is defined by 3 core criteria: lower intellectual ability (usually an IQ of less than 70), significant...

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Journal articles

The acute and sub-chronic effects of levocetirizine, cetirizine, loratadine, promethazine and placebo on cognitive function, psychomotor performance, and weal and flare.

To compare the central and peripheral H1 inhibitory effects of acute and sub-chronic doses of levocetirizine (L-CTZ), cetirizine (CTZ), loratadine (LOR) and promethazine (PRM) versus placebo, using a...

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Chronic idiopathic urticaria and anxiety symptoms.

Chronic idiopathic urticaria (CIU) is a frequently disabling disease with a negative influence on the quality of life, and can cause psychopathological symptoms, such as anxiety.

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Definitions of quality of life: what has happened and how to move on.

Quality of life (QOL) is an important outcome in spinal cord injury (SCI) rehabilitation, but it is unclear how to define and measure it.

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Clinical trials

Minocycline and Celecoxib as Adjunctive Treatments of Bipolar Depression

Bipolar disorder is a leading cause of disability worldwide. A high proportion of patients with bipolar disorder experience persistent depressive...

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Group Psychotherapy for Patients With Hidradenitis Suppurativa: Effects in Quality of Life

The aim of this study is to determine the benefits of group psychotherapy on quality of life for people with hidradenitis suppurativa receiving medical and surgical treatment versus a control group (awaiting group)...

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A Six Week, Randomized, Double-Blind Placebo-Controlled, Suvorexant Augmentation Study of Antidepressant Treatment of Major Depressive Disorder With Residual Insomnia

Depression with ongoing insomnia is a common clinical presentation with patients. Clinical data suggests that patients with insomnia that receive...

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Blog Posts

Christopher Paul Jones

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

Posted 19 days 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!

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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!

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

CME

Tricyclic antidepressants and headaches: systematic review and meta-analysis

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Post-traumatic stress disorder

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

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