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Release Date: 03/30/2018 Source: American Society for Clinical Psychopharmacology (ASCP)

Dr. Katie Burkhouse selected as 2018 ASCP Annual Meeting New Investigator Award…

Congratulations to Dr. Katie Burkhouse on her selection as the 2018 New Investigator Award recipient from the American Society of Clinical Psychopharmacology (ASCP).

Release Date: 01/23/2018 Source: Science Mag

The world’s largest set of brain scans are helping reveal the workings of the…

ENIGMA, the world’s largest brain mapping project, was “born out of frustration,” says neuroscientist Paul Thompson of the University of Southern California in Los Angeles. In 2009, he and geneticist Nicholas Martin of the Queensland Institute of Medical Research in Brisbane, Australia, were chafing at the limits of brain imaging studies.

Release Date: 01/23/2018 Source: MD Magazine

What's Next in Clinical TMS Study for PTSD, MDD

In a recently-published commentary, researchers discussed the growing interest in transcranial magnetic stimulation (TMS) therapy for post-traumatic stress disorder (PTSD) and major depressive disorder (MDD), and what it brings in patient symptoms.

Release Date: 12/11/2017 Source: The Columbia Chronicle

New Facebook software could save lives

A new Facebook artificial intelligence software could be a critical tool to lower suicide rates, according to mental health experts. The social network giant has created a new system that will scan posts, comments and live streams on its site for indicators of suicidal thoughts or actions, including responses to questions such as “Are you OK?” or “Can we help?”

Release Date: 12/07/2017 Source: Newsline

Simple evaluation could help choose therapy or medication for anxiety treatment

A short, simple evaluation can help doctors determine whether a patient with anxiety will respond best to medication or talk therapy, according to new research. Researchers at the University of Illinois at Chicago found that by measuring a patient’s error-related negativity, or ERN, they can determine whether or not a patient is an ideal candidate for cognitive behavioral therapy.

Release Date: 12/07/2017 Source: UIC News

Quick evaluation can predict whether drugs, talk therapy work better for…

Clinicians and patients often struggle to find the right treatment for anxiety, sometimes cycling through various therapies for months before the patient begins to feel their symptoms improve.