Biological Psychiatry

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Name: Biological Psychiatry
First reported 23 hours ago - Updated 23 hours ago - 1 reports

Ecstasy the Newest Therapeutic Drug?

Ecstasy has long been known as a dangerous party drug, difficult to acquire in its pure form, the specific risks are famously fluid. MDMA in its pure form is colloquially referred to as “molly” and with a reputation for raves and untimely deaths, it’s ... [Published The Guardian Express - 23 hours ago]
First reported Apr 17 2014 - Updated Apr 17 2014 - 1 reports

Emotion Processing Efficiency in Healthy Males vs. Females

Aleman A, Swart M. Sex differences in neural activation to facial expressions denoting contempt and disgust. PLoS One 2008;3(11):e3622.Almeida JRC, Versace A, Hassel S, Kupfer DJ, Phillips ML. Elevated amygdala activity to sad facial expressions: a state ... [Published General Medicine eJournal - Apr 17 2014]
First reported Apr 17 2014 - Updated Apr 17 2014 - 1 reports

Anti-anxiety drugs, sleeping pills proven to kill thousands of American each year

by Ethan A. Huff, staff writer(NaturalNews) People who take prescription drugs for anxiety or to induce sleep are significantly more prone to early death than others, suggests a new study recently published in the British Medical Journal (BMJ). A team ... [Published Natural News - Apr 17 2014]
First reported Apr 15 2014 - Updated Apr 15 2014 - 1 reports

Inflammation in the elderly brain can impair memory

A study recently published in the journal Biological Psychiatry found that inflammation in the elderly caused by infection can result in a decrease in cognitive function. Scientists have known for some time that even a mild cold or flu can trigger a dramatic ... [Published Examiner.com - Apr 15 2014]
First reported Apr 10 2014 - Updated Apr 11 2014 - 3 reports

Obsessive-compulsive disorder may reflect a propensity for bad habits

Current ratings for: Ratings require JavaScript to be enabled. Two new studies published in Biological Psychiatry shed light on the propensity for habit formation in obsessive-compulsive disorder[1] (OCD). These studies suggest that a tendency to develop ... [Published DailyMe.Com - Apr 11 2014]
First reported Apr 10 2014 - Updated Apr 10 2014 - 1 reports

Depression Relief Can Be Obtained via Ketamine Spray

A team of experts in the United States has discovered that administering ketamine intranasally to depressed patients produces an almost-immediate antidepressant response, compared to other approaches. The new study shows that relief was experienced by ... [Published Softpedia - Apr 10 2014]
First reported Apr 10 2014 - Updated Apr 10 2014 - 2 reports

Obsessive-Compulsive Disorder May Reflect a Propensity for Bad Habits

Two new studies published this week in Biological Psychiatry shed light on the propensity for habit formation in obsessive-compulsive disorder (OCD). These studies suggest that a tendency to develop habits, i.e., the compulsive component of the disorder, ... [Published Science Daily - Apr 10 2014]
First reported Apr 10 2014 - Updated Apr 10 2014 - 1 reports

Nasal Spray May Stop Depression

New research from Mount Sinai Hospital in New York City shows that an antidepressant nasal spray can become effective within 24 hours – an unusually rapid amount of time.The ketamine spray was well-tolerated by patients who have treatment-resistant major ... [Published ThirdAge - Apr 10 2014]
First reported Apr 09 2014 - Updated Apr 09 2014 - 1 reports

Ketamine Nasal Spray Can Offer Quick Depression Relief

By Rick Nauert PhD[1] Senior News EditorReviewed by John M. Grohol, Psy.D. on April 9, 2014 depression[2] relief within 24 hours.In the first controlled study of this method of medication administration, investigators found the drug to be well-tolerated ... [Published DailyMe.Com - Apr 09 2014]
First reported Apr 05 2014 - Updated Apr 05 2014 - 1 reports

Dopamine And Hippocampus

Montreal, April 3, 2014 – Bruno Giros, PhD, a researcher at the Douglas Mental Health University Institute and a professor in the Department of Psychiatry at McGill University, has demonstrated, for the first time, the role that dopamine plays in a region ... [Published Scientific Blogging - Apr 05 2014]
First reported Apr 04 2014 - Updated Apr 04 2014 - 1 reports

Drugs: Why only some become addicted

London - People who take cocaine over many years without becoming addicted have their brains to thank, a study has found.Researchers found recreational drug users who do not develop a dependence have an abnormally large frontal lobe, the section of the ... [Published IOL - Apr 04 2014]
First reported Apr 03 2014 - Updated Apr 04 2014 - 1 reports

Dopamine and hippocampus

PUBLIC RELEASE DATE: 3-Apr-2014Montreal, April 3, 2014 – Bruno Giros, PhD, a researcher at the Douglas Mental Health University Institute and a professor in the Department of Psychiatry at McGill University, has demonstrated, for the first time, the role ... [Published EurekAlert! - Apr 03 2014]

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...strong challenge to the idea that casual marijuana use isn't associated with bad consequences," said Hans Breiter, M D one of the study's authors. "Some of these people only used marijuana to get high once or twice a week"
"In this large cohort of patients attending UK primary care, anxiolytic [anxiety] and hypnotic drugs were associated with significantly increased risk of mortality over a seven year period, after adjusting for a range of potential confounders" wrote the authors in their conclusion
...of Psychiatry and Neuroscience, and Associate Director of the Mood and Anxiety Disorders Program at the Icahn School of Medicine at Mount Sinai . "There is an urgent clinical need for new treatments for depression with novel mechanisms of action. With further research and development, this could lay the groundwork for using NMDA targeted treatments for major depressive disorder."
"We are so fortunate to have such an inspiring group of leaders join us on the Institute's board," said Chairman Robert K Steel. "Their diverse voices and the guidance they are sure to provide will be a welcome addition. We are so grateful to Melva Bucksbaum, Leonard Lauder, and Charles Powell for their invaluable contributions over the years and hope and expect they will continue to stay active in Institute affairs as lifetime trustees."

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Ecstasy the Newest Therapeutic Drug? [Published The Guardian Express - 23 hours ago]
Alcoholism rehab leader forays into $23B opium ... [Published GantDaily.com - Apr 17 2014]
Even Casual Marijuana Use Changes the Brain [Published About - Apr 17 2014]
Emotion Processing Efficiency in Healthy Males ... [Published General Medicine eJournal - Apr 17 2014]
Anti-anxiety drugs, sleeping pills proven to ki... [Published Natural News - Apr 17 2014]
Intranasal ketamine confers rapid antidepressan... [Published HispanicBusiness.com - Apr 17 2014]
Six Leaders Elected to Aspen Institute Board of... [Published Finwin - Apr 16 2014]
Inflammation in the elderly brain can impair me... [Published Examiner.com - Apr 15 2014]
Intranasal Ketamine Promising For Treatment Res... [Published Forbes.com - Apr 14 2014]
Overnight News Digest: Years of Living Dangerously [Published Daily Kos - Apr 13 2014]
Obsessive-compulsive disorder may reflect a pro... [Published DailyMe.Com - Apr 11 2014]
Studies shed light on propensity for habit form... [Published News-Medical.Net - Apr 11 2014]
Depression Relief Can Be Obtained via Ketamine ... [Published Softpedia - Apr 10 2014]
Obsessive-Compulsive Disorder May Reflect a Pro... [Published Science Daily - Apr 10 2014]
Nasal Spray May Stop Depression [Published ThirdAge - Apr 10 2014]
Obsessive-compulsive disorder may reflect a pro... [Published EurekAlert! - Apr 10 2014]
Obsessive-Compulsive Disorder May Reflect a Pro... [Published theCSRfeed - Apr 10 2014]
Intranasal Ketamine Confers Rapid Antidepressan... [Published PT Community - Apr 09 2014]
Intranasal Ketamine Delivers Rapid Antidepressa... [Published General Medicine eJournal - Apr 09 2014]
Ketamine Nasal Spray Can Offer Quick Depression... [Published DailyMe.Com - Apr 09 2014]
Ketamine Nasal Spray Can Offer Quick Depression... [Published Psych Central - Apr 09 2014]
How you decide right from wrong [Published CNN - Apr 09 2014]
Intranasal ketamine confers rapid antidepressa... [Published Bio-Medicine - Apr 09 2014]
Intranasal ketamine confers rapid antidepressan... [Published Medical Xpress - Apr 08 2014]
Intranasal ketamine confers rapid antidepressa... [Published EurekAlert! - Apr 08 2014]
Dopamine And Hippocampus [Published Scientific Blogging - Apr 05 2014]
Drugs: Why only some become addicted [Published IOL - Apr 04 2014]
Neurovance snags $6.3 mln [Published PE Hub Blog - Apr 04 2014]
Dopamine and hippocampus [Published EurekAlert! - Apr 03 2014]
Novartis-backed Neurovance bags $6.3M to focus ... [Published FierceBiotech - Apr 03 2014]
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Obsessive-Compulsive Disorder May Reflect a Pro... [Published theCSRfeed - Apr 10 2014]
Report new studies in Biological Psychiatry SOURCE: Elsevier DESCRIPTION: Philadelphia, PA, April 10, 2014 /3BL Media/– Two new studies published this week in Biological Psychiatry shed light on the propensity for habit formation in obsessive-compulsive ...
Dopamine And Hippocampus [Published Scientific Blogging - Apr 05 2014]
Montreal, April 3, 2014 – Bruno Giros, PhD, a researcher at the Douglas Mental Health University Institute and a professor in the Department of Psychiatry at McGill University, has demonstrated, for the first time, the role that dopamine plays in a region ...
Neurovance snags $6.3 mln [Published PE Hub Blog - Apr 04 2014]
Neurovance has raised a $6.3 million extension in its Series A1 round. The investors included Novartis Venture Fund, Venture Investors, H&Q Healthcare Investors and H&Q Life Science Investors, GBS Venture Partners and State of Wisconsin Investment ...
A Brain Signal for Psychosis Risk [Published theCSRfeed - Mar 13 2014]
Reports new study in Biological Psychiatry SOURCE: Elsevier DESCRIPTION: Philadelphia, PA, March 13, 2014 /3BL Media/ – Only one third of individuals identified as being at clinical high risk for psychosis actually convert to a psychotic disorder ...
Gathering the Clues to Rare Gene Variants Contr... [Published theCSRfeed - Feb 20 2014]
Findings from two new studies in Biological Psychiatry SOURCE: Elsevier DESCRIPTION: Philadelphia, PA, February 20, 2014 /3BL Media/ – Schizophrenia has long been known to be highly heritable and is present in approximately 1% of the population. Researchers ...
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