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Meta-Analysis Hints at Benefits of Repetitive TMS for Treating Substance Use

By: Psychiatric News Using repetitive transcranial magnetic stimulation (rTMS) to target a brain region thought to play a role in decision-making and self-control may reduce cravings and substance use in people with alcohol, nicotine, and illicit drug dependence, a meta-analysis in Addiction has found. During treatment with rTMS, electromagnetic coils placed against the scalp deliver […]

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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 […]

03/12/2019

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Obsessive Compulsive Disorder (OCD) Treatment With TMS Therapy

Integrative Behavioral Care in Summit, NJ now offers TMS Therapy to treat OCD. BrainsWay OCD – a noninvasive, innovative treatment – is transforming the lives of OCD patients. It offers an effective, safe and non-invasive treatment that uses Deep Transcranial Magnetic Stimulation to treat OCD. The treatment performs magnetic stimulation of frontal brain structures and […]

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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) […]

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.    

06/20/2018

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Not by Fish Alone

WHAT ENABLES YOU to solve novel problems is a faculty called fluid intelligence. It’s your on-the-spot reasoning ability, in contrast to crystallized intelligence, which is more dependent on learning. Unfortunately, fluid intelligence begins to decline even before middle age, while crystallized intelligence gathers steam over time. Fluid intelligence, researchers find, depends on the healthy function […]

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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 […]

New Options For Addiction Recovery

The journey through addiction recovery can be difficult, as emotional challenges can take their toll. Your treatment program is your way to both sobriety and emotional peace. But what happens when your current treatment, such as a 12-step program, doesn’t fit? Fortunately, there are alternative options for you. A new study from the Journal of […]

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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 […]