Researchers studied how feelings of shame affected different parts of the HCV treatment process, like starting treatment, sticking to it, finishing it, and reaching a sustained virologic response (SVR).
Department of Psychiatry News
Research Spotlight: Establishing the Validity of a Diagnostic Questionnaire for Childbirth-related Post-Traumatic Stress Disorder
Although childbirth is a happy event, a significant portion of American women have complicated and even traumatic deliveries, which can result in posttraumatic stress disorder (PTSD), a different condition than postpartum depression.
Research Spotlight: Screening for Post-Traumatic Stress Disorder Following Childbirth Using the Peritraumatic Distress Inventory
Researchers found a brief self-report screening tool that collects information about a woman's emotional reactions to childbirth can detect those likely to experience childbirth-related PTSD.
Katherine Koh, MD, MSC, a physician investigator in the department of psychiatry at Massachusetts General Hospital is the first author of a recent study published in Psychiatric Services, Benzodiazepine Prescriptions for Homeless Veterans Affairs Service Users with Mental Illness.
New Research Reveals an Advanced Form of Meditation Impacts the Brain and is Linked to Aspects of Well-Being
Results from a new neuroimaging study could be used to enhance wellbeing and inform interventions for mental health conditions.
What are the benefits of this more widespread adaption of telehealth services for psychiatry, and what barriers still need to be addressed?
In a randomized controlled clinical trial of adults with moderate-to-severe depression, those who participated in heated yoga sessions experienced significantly greater reductions in depressive symptoms compared with a control group.
In our quest to make science more accessible, we challenged Dr. Gilman to break down the title of her recent research paper, Identification of ∆9-tetrahydrocannabinol (THC) impairment using functional brain imaging.
In a small clinical trial, solriamfetol—which is currently approved for treating excessive daytime sleepiness caused by narcolepsy or obstructive sleep apnea—was an effective therapy for attention-deficit/hyperactivity disorder in adults.
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