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08/09/2019

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Depression

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TMS Research In Major Depressive Disorder

Efficacy of repetitive transcranial magnetic stimulation using a figure-8-coil or an H1-Coil in treatment of major depressive disorder; A randomized clinical trial Abstract Repetitive transcranial magnetic stimulation (rTMS) is an evidence-based treatment option for major depressive disorder (MDD). However, comparisons of efficacy between the two FDA-approved protocols of rTMS modalities are lacking. The aim of […]

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Genetic testing becoming critical for patients, clinicians

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 […]

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Scientists Find a Possible Link Between Gut Bacteria and Depression

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 […]

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The Gut-Brain Axis: Influence of Microbiota on Mood and Mental Health

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) […]

01/10/2019

Depression

Botulinum Toxin : Emerging Psychiatric Indications

Current Psychiatry   Botulinum toxin has shown promising antidepressant effects, and might be helpful for several other indications   Botulinum toxin, a potent neurotoxic protein produced by the bacterium Clostridium botulinum, has been used as treatment for a variety of medical indications for more than 25 years (Box,1-12 page 10). Recently, researchers have been explor-ing […]

Dr. Frenkel on WJLP TV 3 – Jersey Matters

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.    

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Which Anti-Depressant Is Right for You? Your DNA Can Shed Some Light

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 […]

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Summit Doctor Uses Helmet To Treat Depression

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 […]

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The Food Mood Link

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 […]

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01/12/2018

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Depression

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TMS Therapy – Fighting Depression with Magnets

From Scientific American Transcranial magnetic stimulation(TMS) isn’t a new therapy, but it can be an effective last line of defense against this frequently disabling disorder. Depression and antidepressant use are at all-time highs in the year 2017, but for about a third of those affected, depression still doesn’t get better with medication—and for these patients, […]