Efficacy and Safety of Intranasal Esketamine Adjunctive to Oral Antidepressant Therapy in Treatment-Resistant Depression A Randomized Clinical Trial: From JAMA Network Key Points Question Is intranasal esketamine hydrochloride an efficacious treatment option for patients with treatment-resistant depression? Findings In this randomized, double-blind clinical trial of 67 adults with treatment-resistant depression, significant improvement of depressive symptoms, […]
Information to help clinicians determine which medications or other treatment options for various mental health conditions are better suited for patients based on their genetics is continuing to gain traction in the field. Genomind Professional PGx, Genomind’s flagship pharmacogenetic product, is designed to reduce the burden on the health care system and improve results for […]
The human microbiome—a collection of bacteria, archaea, fungi and viruses commingling in the gut and intestines—has been linked to a wide range of human health conditions, including digestive health and the prevention of autoimmune diseases. Some research has even identified a possible link between gut health and brain function. Building on this work, a study […]
From Integrative Medicine • Vol.17, No. 4 By Jeremy Appleton, ND The gut-brain axis is a bidirectional communication network that links the enteric and central nervous systems. This network is not only anatomical, but it extends to include endocrine, humoral, metabolic, and immune routes of communication as well. The autonomic nervous system, hypothalamic pituitaryadrenal (HPA) […]
Clinical Director, Dr. Violina Frenkel, appears on Jersey Matters to discuss how Integrative Behavioral Care in Summit, NJ uses TMS Therapy to treat depression and other mental conditions.
Genomics is coming to psychiatry, with some doctors using a gene test to figure out the most effective anti-depressant for a patient. By Lucette Lagnado – The Wall Street Journal Paxil or Prozac, Zoloft or Lexapro? When treating a patient suffering from depression, Brent Forester considers which anti-depressant to prescribe—ideally, one that will ease psychic […]
Deep Transcranial Magnetic Stimulation is a cushioned helmet that is placed over a patient’s head and brief magnetic fields are generated. By Alexis Tarrazi, Patch.com SUMMIT, NJ — There are 15 million Americans suffering from clinical depression and nearly half will not respond to or cannot tolerate drug medication, according to the Anxiety and […]
Does what you eat affect depression and anxiety? New research and a new area of study-food psychiatry- explore the connection between food and mental health. Great article by Kelli Miller on WebMD. What’s for dinner? The question now pops up in an unexpected place – the psychiatrist’s office. More research finds that a nutritious diet […]