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New tool to improve patient understanding of long-acting injectable antipsychotic therapies (LAT) unveiled in April issue of Psychiatry 2009

Titusville, NJ, May 27, 2009 A new instrument for improving patient understanding and acceptance of long-acting injectable antipsychotic therapy (LAT) has been published in the April edition of Psychiatry 2009. 1 This novel, psychosocial approach encompasses G oal setting, A ction plan...

Results of phase III study on Labopharm's novel antidepressant published in Psychiatry (Edgemont) Journal

- Company to Also Present Clinical Data at Upcoming Scientific Meeting - LAVAL, QC, May 19 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ - Labopharm Inc. (TSX: DDS; NASDAQ: DDSS ) today announced the publication of Extended Release Trazodone in Major Depressive Disorder:...

Mind and Body Reunite as Premier Indianapolis Psychiatry Practice Adds Integrative Medicine

INDIANAPOLIS, May 4 /PRNewswire/ -- Indiana Health Group (IHG) announced today Angela LaSalle, M.D., Integrative Medicine, will be joining its clinical staff at the Carmel office located at 703 Pro-Med Lane. For further information about Dr. LaSalle or Indiana Health Group, visit the web site...

New Chief of Geriatric Psychiatry and Behavioral Health is Announced

RESEDA, Calif., April 27 /PRNewswire/ -- The Jewish Home has named Nitin Nanda, M.D., as its chief of geriatric psychiatry and behavioral health. Dr. Nanda will also serve as medical director of the Lisa and Ernest Auerbach Behavioral Health Center at the Home's Joyce Eisenberg-Keefer Medical Cent...

SearchMedica's Second Quarterly 'Top Clinical Search Terms' Report Reveals Top 25 Oncology, General Medicine and Psychiatry Search Terms Among Medical Professionals

Complimentary report analyzes Q4 2007 search query data to present trends and new findings NEW YORK, Feb. 13 /PRNewswire/ -- SearchMedica.com, the leading search engine for medical professionals, today unveiled the second in a series of quarterly reports intended to s...

American Academy of Child and Adolescent Psychiatry Reacts to S-CHIP Veto

Veto Will Deprive Six Million American Children of Healthcare Services WASHINGTON, Oct. 3 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The American Academy of Child and Adolescent Psychiatry strongly urges Congress to override President Bush's veto of the State Children's Health Insurance Program (H.R. 976) a...

Wayne K. Goodman, MD, Renowned Expert on Obsessive Compulsive Disorder, Joins Mount Sinai as Chair of Psychiatry

Wayne K. Goodman, MD, a pioneering researcher in the field of Obsessive-Compulsive Disorder (OCD), has been named Chair of Psychiatry at Mount Sinai School of Medicine, effective July 1, 2009. New York, NY (Vocus) May 4, 2009 -- Wayne K. Goodman, MD, a pioneering resear...

MIT's McGovern Institute honors Emory neuroscientist for contributions to psychiatry

The McGovern Institute for Brain Research at MIT announced today that Michael Davis, a neuroscientist at Emory University in Atlanta GA, will be the 2008 recipient of the Edward M. Scolnick Prize in Neuroscience. The Scolnick Prize is awarded annually by the McGovern Institute to recognize an indi...

Kenneth A. Sylvia Named as New Publisher of Current Psychiatry

MONTVALE, N.J., Jan. 8 /PRNewswire/ -- Jennifer J. Day, Senior Vice President and Group Publisher at Dowden Health Media (DHM), announces the addition of Kenneth A. Sylvia as publisher of Current Psychiatry. "Ken is a seasoned veteran in the healthcare industry who brings to DHM 30 years of ...

Combo Treatment May Ease Depression After Stroke

...itive functioning, impairs social functioning and is associated with other adverse consequences," study co-author Dr. Richard C. Veith, a professor of psychiatry and behavioral sciences at the University of Washington School of Medicine in Seattle, said in a news release from the American Heart Association. ...
Psychiatry in Medical Technology

Study Published in Journal of Clinical Psychiatry Showed Once-Daily VYVANSE(R) (lisdexamfetamine dimesylate) Significantly Improved ADHD Symptoms in One of the Largest Controlled Stimulant Trials in Adults with ADHD

In a clinical study of adults, VYVANSE taken once-daily significantly improved the symptoms of ADHD within one week PHILADELPHIA, Oct. 7 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Shire plc (LSE: SHP, Nasdaq: SHPGY), the global specialty biopharmaceutical company, today announced that a study published in th...

Biological Psychiatry Publishes Study Showing VYVANSE Demonstrated Significant Efficacy for Treatment of ADHD for up to 12 Hours After Administration

Published Results Also Show Potentially Differentiating Pharmacokinetic Profile of Prodrug Stimulant PHILADELPHIA, Nov. 29 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Shire plc (LSE: SHP, Nasdaq: SHPGY, TSX: SHQ), the global specialty biopharmaceutical company, today announced that Biologic...

Study Demonstrating Lurasidone Is Effective in Patients With Schizophrenia Published in The Journal of Clinical Psychiatry

- Improvement Was Noted At Day 3 And All Subsequent Study Visits - FORT LEE, N.J., June 3 /PRNewswire/ -- Dainippon Sumitomo Pharma Co., Ltd., (DSP) announced today that positive results from a phase 2 clinical trial for lurasidone in the treatment of patients with schizophrenia have been pu...

Labopharm files New Drug Submission with Health Canada for novel antidepressant

...ate observed in this study is comparable to drop out rates in typical depression studies. The results of this study are found in the May 2009 issue of psychiatry (Edgemont) (Volume 6, Number 5) ( www.psychiatrymmc.com ). Major depressive disorder (MDD) is a common mental illness often characterized by a combi...

Video: FDA Approves INVEGA(R) SUSTENNA(TM) for the Acute and Maintenance Treatment of Schizophrenia

... SUSTENNA(TM) clinical trials, and a Professor of psychiatry and Neuroscience and Director of the Schizophrenia... (1) Keith SJ, Kanke JM. Journal of Clinical psychiatry 2003; 64:1308-15 (2) Robinson D, Woerner MG, A... Schizoaffective Disorder. Archives of General psychiatry 1999; 56:241-247 (3) Kane, JM. Review of Treat...

Montefiore Medical Center and Albert Einstein College of Medicine Herald New Agreement To Continue Forty-Plus Year Historic Relationship

...iore is a national leader in the research and treatment of diabetes, headaches , obesity, cough and sleep disorders , geriatrics and geriatric psychiatry , neurology and neurosurgery , adolescent and family medicine , HIV/AIDS and social and environmental medicine, among many other specia...

Unlikely Treatment Identified by BrainCells Neurogenesis Platform Improved Clinical Outcomes in Patients Suffering From Depression

...ent," said lead investigator Maurizio Fava, M.D., vice chair, department of psychiatry at Massachusetts General Hospital and professor of psychiatry at Harvard Medical School. "Researchers have speculated that the brain's ab...

PTSD Associated With Higher Alzheimer's/Dementia Risk; Moderate Alcohol Consumption May Lower it

...logy and Epidemiology and Associate Chair of Research for the Department of psychiatry at the University of California, San Francisco, and Chief of Geriatric psychiatry and Director of the Memory Disorders Clinic at the San Francisco VA Medical...

Mayo Clinic Proceedings: A Comprehensive Review of Addiction to Prescription Painkillers Among Patients and Physicians

...s, physicians and society, according to Steven Passik, Ph.D., Department of psychiatry and Behavioral Sciences, Memorial Sloan-Kettering Cancer Center, New York, ...hysicians Health Program in Seattle, and Ryan Caldeiro, M.D., Department of psychiatry and Behavioral Sciences at the University of Washington, Seattle , in "Ane...

deCODE-led Megastudy Finds New Genetic Clues to Causes of Schizophrenia

...e deCODE genetics, the National-University Hospital in Reykjavik, the University of Aberdeen , the Ravenscraig Hospital in Greenock, the Institute of psychiatry at King's College London, the National Public Health Institute in Helsinki, the Ludwig Maximilians University and GlaxoSmithKline's Genetic Research C...
Psychiatry in Medical Definition

Pathology

...ccupational medicine - Ophthalmology - Pathology - Pediatrics - Physical medicine and rehabilitation (Physiatry) - Preventive medicine - psychiatry - Radiation oncology - Radiology - Surgery Medical subspecialties Allergy and immunology - Cardiology - Endocrinology - Gast...

Medicine

...medicine is the branch of medicine concerned with preventing disease. psychiatry is the branch of medicine concerned with the bio-psycho-social study of...sical medicine and rehabilitation (Physiatry) - Preventive medicine - psychiatry - Radiation oncology - Radiology - Surgery Medical subspecial...

Neuropsychiatry

... psychiatry SPECIALTIES Biopsychiatry Neuropsychiatry Social psychiatry Cross-cultural Behavioral Forensic Lia... system . It preceded the current disciplines of psychiatry and neurology, in as much as psychiatrists and neu...

Pharmaconomist

...rinary medicine , zoology , diagnosis , medical prescription , pharmacy law , medical sociology , patient safety , health care , psychology , psychiatry , pedagogy , communication , information technology (IT) , bioethics , medical ethics , safety , leadership , organization , logistics , eco...

Sexual orientation and medicine

...tions with policy related to sexual orientation Australia Australian Medical Association [1] China Chinese Society of psychiatry United States American Academy of Pediatrics [2] American Medical Association [3] American Medical Student Association [4] ...
Psychiatry in Medical Dictionary

Psychiatry

Psychiatry is a medical specialty officially devoted to the treatment and study of mental disorders. The term was first coined by the German physician Johann Christian Reil in 1808. psychiatry n. The branch of medicine that deals with the diagnosis, treatment, and prevention of ment...

Social phobia

...lso known as social anxiety or social phobia is a diagnosis within psychiatry and other mental health professions referring to excessive social anxi...2 Child ... Social Phobia From a Harmful Dysfunction Perspective. Can J psychiatry 49:736-742. ... Social phobia is an intense fear of becoming humili...

Sleep Disturbance

...e must ask ourselves what the meaning is behind sleep disturbances , what ... Register today for a free trial, credit card req'd. Find Clinical psychiatry News articles plus many other academic journal articles, magazine articles & newspaper ar... An interdisciplinary program dedicated to the pra...

Psychosis

...ly fearful or ... Psychosis is a generic psychiatric term for a mental state in which thought and ... Psychosis is considered by mainstream psychiatry to be a symptom of severe ... A person with psychosis 'loses touch with reality': they may have disorganised ... Few conditions are as misunder...

Prodrome

...t draws attention to the potential of preventing the headache phase of the ... Register today for a free trial, credit card req'd. Find Clinical psychiatry News articles plus many other academic journal articles, magazine articles & newspaper ar... Epilepsy and seizure diagnosis, treatment, and ...

Phobia

...ect. When the fear is beyond one's control, and if the fear is... The English suffixes - phobia , -phobic, -phobe occur in technical usage in psychiatry to construct words that describe irrational, disabling fear as a mental disorder, in chemistry to describe chemical aversions, in biology to describe...

Ocd

... People with OCD become preoccupied with whether something could be harmful, ... Obessive Compulsive Disorder at The Johns Hopkins Department of psychiatry and Behavioral Sciences. ... Drs Nestadt and Bienvenu co-direct the Hopkins OCD Clinic. ... More about Obsessive-Compulsive Disorder : Causes a...

Neurology

... conducts research ... Certifying organization for neurologists and psychiatrists. ... Diplomate list for Neurology 06/12/09. Diplomate list for psychiatry 06/12/09. see more lists ... From the publishers of The New England Journal of Medicine. Keeps practicing clinicians updated on neurology studie...

Heart transplant

...ks to PDF. Heart Transplant (Mayo Foundation for ... Heart Transplant (Children's Hospital Boston) ... Heart Transplant Program. Cardiac psychiatry Program. Cardiomyopathy ... A heart transplant is an operation performed to replace a diseased heart with a ... HEART TRANSPLANTATION OV...

Electrical shock

...ediate medical attention does an electric shock victim require? ... ECT - shock treatments, electroconvulsive therapy and the truth about psychiatry & brain damage. ... "All ECT ( electric shock ) does is produce brain damage. ... ... of the tissue to the electrical shock was speci...
Psychiatry in Biological News

Hormone levels contribute to stress resilience

...he final underwater navigation exam than those with less DHEA. These findings are being published by Elsevier in the August 15th issue of Biological psychiatry . Underwater navigation is a task that relies on an area of the brain called the hippocampus that is very sensitive to the negative effects of stres...

Brain difference in psychopaths identified

...y and colleagues Dr Michael Craig and Dr Marco Catani from the Institute of psychiatry at King's College London have found differences in the brain which may prov...r 'Altered connections on the road to psychopathy', published in Molecular psychiatry . The research investigated the brain biology of psychopaths with convic...

UCLA researchers discover new molecular pathway for targeting cancer, disease

...anism of hedgehog pathway modulation," said study author Dr. James A. Waschek, an expert on Hh signaling in brain tumor development and a professor of psychiatry and biobehavioral sciences at the David Geffen School of Medicine at UCLA. "This has great potential in offering other options, because current hedgeh...

A 'heart healthy' diet and ongoing, moderate physical activity may protect against cognitive decline

...is known about the impact of changes in physical activity levels on rate of cognitive decline. Deborah E. Barnes, PhD, MPH, Assistant Professor of psychiatry at the University of California, San Francisco, and a geriatrics researcher at the San Francisco VA Medical Center, and colleagues studied changes in ...

22nd Congress of the European College of Neuropsychopharmacology, Sept. 12-16, 2009, Turkey

...d), it includes research of neuropathology, pharmacodynamics (drug action), psychiatry and neurology. It also has an impact on emerging cross-disciplinary discipl... a number of activities stimulating cross-disciplinary forces ranging from psychiatry to neurology, pharmacology and psychology to carry out research on brain m...

Fatty foods -- not empty stomach -- fire up hunger hormone

...ess that could be targeted in future treatments for metabolic diseases. The laboratory study, led by Matthias Tschp, MD, UC associate professor of psychiatry and internal medicine, is published online ahead of print Friday, June 5, 2009, in the journal Nature Medicine . Ghrelin is a hormone that was b...

Genetic factors may predict depression in heart disease patients

...tion may be a novel mechanism contributing to depressive symptoms among heart disease patients," said McCaffery, who is also an assistant professor of psychiatry and human behavior at The Warren Alpert Medical School of Brown University. Researchers note that the candidate gene approach used in the study is...

Cocaine: Perceived as a reward by the brain?

...f the Montreal Neurological Institute (MNI), McGill University and the McGill University Health Centre, which was published in the journal Biological psychiatry on May 15, 2009, not only demonstrates a link between cocaine and the reward circuits in the brain but also associates the susceptibility to addictio...

MCG researcher among first to receive NIH stimulus funding

...ator. The multidisciplinary research team also includes three MCG School of Medicine faculty members: Dr. Peter Buckley, chair of the Department of psychiatry and Health Behavior, Dr. Harold Szerlip, professor in the Sections of Nephrology, Hypertension and Transplantation Medicine and Pulmonary Disease, and...

Your brain on -- and off -- caffeine

...out the extent to which there are net beneficial effects of daily caffeine administration," said Stacey Sigmon, Ph.D., research associate professor of psychiatry at the University of Vermont and first author on the study. "In contrast to what most of us coffee lovers would think, our study showed no difference ...
Psychiatry in Biological Technology

Study Published in Child and Adolescent Psychiatry and Mental Health Demonstrated Once-Daily Vyvanse(R) (lisdexamfetamine dimesylate) CII Provided Significant Improvement of ADHD Symptoms for Children at 13 Hours After Administration

PHILADELPHIA, July 22 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Shire plc (LSE: SHP, Nasdaq: SHPGY ), the global specialty biopharmaceutical company, today announced that a study published online in the peer-reviewed journal Child and Adolescent Psychiatry and Mental Health found once-dai...

NewsRx Adds Pediatrics and Psychiatry Titles

ATLANTA, Sept. 9 /PRNewswire/ -- NewsRx, a 25-year-old publisher and international news organization headquartered in Atlanta, has launched two new newsletters on pediatrics and psychiatry/psychology. These new titles will cover clinical and bench research, drug development, clinical trials,...

Catalyst Pharmaceutical Partners Reports Second Quarter 2009 Financial Results

...an investigator-initiated Phase II trial conducted in Mexico in 2007 was published on August 3, 2009 in the online edition of The American Journal of psychiatry , a world leading peer-reviewed medical journal. The paper, entitled "Randomized, Double-Blind, Placebo-Controlled Trial of Vigabatrin for the Treatme...

Omeros Appoints New Vice President of Clinical Development

.... Dr. Murray received his M.D. and Ph.D. in molecular and cellular biology from the Medical University of South Carolina and completed his training in psychiatry at the University of California--San Francisco. He is replacing Paul Strauss, M.D., who will continue to work with the Company on a consulting basis. ...

Video: Axel Ullrich Named Winner of 2009 Dr. Paul Janssen Award for Biomedical Research

...t of Molecular Membrane Biology, University of Frankfurt; winner, 1988 Nobel Laureate in Chemistry (Germany) Edward Scolnick, M.D., director, psychiatry Initiative at the Broad Institute; former president, Merck Research Laboratories; member, National Academy of Sciences, the American Academy of Arts a...

Study Showed VYVANSE(R) (lisdexamfetamine dimesylate) CII Provided Significant Efficacy at 14 Hours After Administration in Adults with ADHD in an Adult Simulated Workplace Environment

...ed at 5.3 percent (with large variability), according to a comprehensive systematic review of this topic published in 2007 in the American Journal of psychiatry . In the United States, approximately 7.8 percent of all school-aged children, or about 4.4 million children aged 4 to 17 years, have been diagnosed ...

FDA Approves Labeling Change for VYVANSE(R) (lisdexamfetamine dimesylate) CII to Include Supplementary Clinical Data Supporting Efficacy at 13 Hours Postdose in Children Aged 6 to 12 with ADHD

...ed at 5.3 percent (with large variability), according to a comprehensive systematic review of this topic published in 2007 in the American Journal of psychiatry . In the United States, approximately 7.8 percent of all school-aged children, or about 4.4 million children aged 4 to 17 years, have been diagnosed ...

Genomas and Institute of Living Among Organizers of Pharmacogenetics Symposium at 2009 Annual Meeting of the American Psychiatric Association

...ualberto Ruano, M.D., Ph.D., President of Genomas, and Director of Genetics Research at Hartford Hospital and Simon Kung, M.D., Assistant Professor of psychiatry at the Mayo Clinic will co-chair a symposium, " Emerging Clinical Applications of Genotype-Guided Psychotropics for Depressive Disorders ," at the ann...

Dr. Thomas Werner Elected to Accera, Inc.'s Board of Directors

... leading pharmaceutical products in Germany. Dr. Werner co-founded the Genetic Research Center, a joint venture with the Max Planck Institute for psychiatry and the Ludwig-Maximilians-University, both in Munich. He is a member of the Board of Trustees of the Paul Ehrlich Association and the Robert Koch Fou...

FDA Issues Complete Response Letter for RISPERDAL(R) CONSTA(R) for the Adjunctive Maintenance Treatment of Bipolar Disorder

...E. Prevalence, severity, and comorbidity of twelve-month DSM-IV disorders in the National Comorbidity Survey Replication (NCS-R). Archives of General psychiatry , 2005 Jun; 62(6):617-27. ...
Psychiatry in Biological Definition

Brain

...vous system, including the brain, from a biological perspective. Psychology seeks to understand behavior and the brain. The terms neurology and psychiatry usually refer to medical applications of neuroscience and psychology, respectively. Cognitive science seeks to unify neuroscience and psychology w...

Selective serotonin reuptake inhibitor

...r that they are based on a chemical imbalance of the brain, or that SSRIs effectively handle this chemical imbalance. Allen J. Frances, professor of psychiatry at Duke University Medical Center writes: "psychiatrys claim that mental illnesses are brain diseases... is not true. There are no objective diagnosti...
Psychiatry in Biological Dictionary

Stalk

... 1 Definitions of stalking . 1.1 Definitions used by papers in psychiatry and psychology ... "A Study of Women Who Stalk ", Purcell, Pathé and Mullen concluded ... Stalk , a plant stem or structure re...

Genomic complexity

...mplexity as a Discriminator of. Human Papillomavirus Strains ... The linguistic complexity genomic computations were carried out ... Molecular psychiatry publishes work aimed at elucidating biological ... This definition of genomic complexity inherently captures aspects of population ... ...
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