Tag Archives: Mental

Weekly Roundup for AUGUST 16, 2019: Recent Publications in Women’s Mental Health

Brexanolone for postpartum depression: A meta-analysis of randomized controlled studies. Zheng W, Cai DB, Zheng W, Sim K, Ungvari GS, Peng XJ, Ning YP, Wang G, Xiang YT.  Psychiatry Res. 2019 Jul 4;279:83-89.  A single brexanolone infusion appears to have ultra-rapid antidepressant effect for PPD, lasting for up to 1 week.  GABAAR Modulator for Postpartum… Read More »

Study Offers New Insights On How Social Media Affects Girls’ Mental Health

null Getty There’s little doubt that social media is not great for mental health—studies have reported for several years now that more time spent on social media is linked to mental health issues, from low self-esteem and loneliness to depression and even suicidality. A new study from University College London and Imperial College London makes… Read More »

Research Roundup: Surprise Bills, ACOs and Mental Health Care

Each week, KHN compiles a selection of recently released health policy studies and briefs. JAMA Internal Medicine: Assessment Of Out-Of-Network Billing For Privately Insured Patients Receiving Care In In-Network Hospitals  Although surprise medical bills are receiving considerable attention from lawmakers and the news media, to date there has been little systematic study of the incidence… Read More »

Blaming mass shootings on mental illness is ‘inaccurate’ and ‘stigmatizing,’ experts say

“We must reform our mental health laws to better identify mentally disturbed individuals who may commit acts of violence and make sure those people not only get treatment but when necessary involuntary confinement,” Trump said during a public address on Monday. “Mental illness and hatred pulls the trigger, not the gun.” Yet mental health experts,… Read More »

Register Online MGH Conference on Women’s Mental Health – October 17, 2019

We are excited to announce that we will be offering a new one day course in Women’s Mental Health in Boston on Thursday, October 17th.  This is the day preceding the Annual Psychopharmacology Conference (October 18-20, 2019). This course will focus on the diagnosis and treatment of psychiatric disorders in women across the reproductive lifespan.… Read More »