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September 2015

Why Do Patients Stop Their Antidepressants?
To limit antidepressant discontinuation, clinicians should encourage patients to be active participants in choosing a medication and monitoring its effects, and to discuss their attitudes and beliefs about treatment.

rTMS for Negative Schizophrenia Symptoms
A study of repetitive transcranial magnetic stimulation (rTMS) for negative symptoms of schizophrenia found no benefit for active treatment over a control procedure.

SSRIs and Fractures
Bone health, Fractures, Selective serotonin reuptake inhibitors (SSRIs)

Tea to Prevent Depression?
A meta-analysis of observational studies of the association between depression risk and tea consumption found a linear relationship: the more tea consumed, the lower the risk for depression.

In Brief
Brain Structure Affected by Stimulant Use More in Women Than in Men; One-Quarter of Individuals Killed by Police in 2015 Were Likely Mentally Ill

CBT for Insomnia
Cognitive behavioral therapy (CBT) is a safe and effective treatment for insomnia, the benefits of which persist indefinitely.

In the Media

Penn Live Mental health care: How to spot the warning signs of severe mental illness January 24, 2013
Medical Xpress Stressed out? Tips for taking control January 14, 2013
Chosunilbo Long Working Hours Linked to Depression January 27, 2012
CNN Health Working long hours doubles depression odds January 26, 2012
Reuters Exercise may boost mood for some chronically ill January 25, 2012