Vortioxetine (Brintellix): a "Multi-Modal Antidepressant"
The new selective serotonin reuptake inhibitor (SSRI) antidepressant vortioxetine (Brintellix) offers no proven superiority in efficacy or tolerability over older, less expensive, and better tested agents.
Topiramate and Long-term Weight Loss in Schizophrenia Patients
For obese patients with schizophrenia, the anticonvulsant topiramate (Topamax) appears to promote weight loss during treatment and for long after it is discontinued.
Paliperidone Palmitate (Invega Sustenna) Approved by FDA for Schizoaffective Disorder; Chronic Marijuana Use Causes Structural Changes in the Brain
Risks of Antipsychotic Drugs in Older Patients
Antipsychotic treatment in elderly patients is associated with an increased risk of mortality and may contribute to acute kidney injury.
In the Media
|Mental health care: How to spot the warning signs of severe mental illness||January 24, 2013|
|Stressed out? Tips for taking control||January 14, 2013|
|Long Working Hours Linked to Depression||January 27, 2012|
|Working long hours doubles depression odds||January 26, 2012|
|Exercise may boost mood for some chronically ill||January 25, 2012|