Depression

Grandmothers and the Friendship Bench – fighting depression in Africa

http://www.bbc.com/future/story/20181015-how-one-bench-and-a-team-of-grandmothers-can-beat-depression?ocid=ww.social.link.email

By |October 17th, 2018|0 Comments

The Inflamed Mind by Edward Bullmore

 

 

 

Worldwide, depression will be the single biggest cause of disability in the next 20 years. But treatment for it has not changed much in the last three decades. In the world of psychiatry, time has apparently stood still… until now. In this game-changing book, University of Cambridge Professor Edward Bullmore reveals the breakthrough new science […]

By |April 30th, 2018|0 Comments

Ketamine and Depression

http://www.bbc.com/news/health-43753073

Ketamine has ‘fast-acting benefits’ for depression

16 April 2018

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Ketamine has “shown promise” in the rapid treatment of major depression and suicidal thoughts, a US study says.

Ketamine has a reputation as a party drug but is licensed as an anaesthetic.

The study found use of the drug via a nasal spray led to […]

By |April 16th, 2018|0 Comments

Interesting Article from the NY Times

Liz Here! Posting this article for people to ponder given the current changes soon to be revealed in the new DSM V and the changes in behavioral/mental health insurance coding – much room for thought and discussion.

Depression and the Limits of Psychiatry
By GARY GUTTINGI’ve recently been following the controversies about revisions to the psychiatric definition […]

By |May 11th, 2013|0 Comments