The treatment of major psychiatric disorders includes appropriate drug selection, accurate dosing, recognition and management of side effects, and correct duration of treatment. Doctors and patients should take a number
An Overview of Atypical Antipsychotics for Bipolar Depression
Bipolar disorder is composed of emotional highs (mania or hypomania) and lows (depression). For many, those emotional lows may take up the bulk of their days, which is why many
The Management of Treatment Resistant Depression for the Elderly
Depression is “the second most common psychiatric disorder” for elderly people. Age is one important variable associated with severity of depression, with studies showing a worse course in elderly patients
What Are the Effects of SAM-e for Depression?
S-adenosyl-L-methionine (SAM-e) is a compound naturally found in the body that helps produce and regulate hormones and maintain cell membranes. In 1999, a synthetic version of SAM-e became available in
TMS for PTSD: How Effective Is TMS For People Living With PTSD?
If you or a loved one suffers from PTSD and depression, you may have wondered whether it is possible to use TMS for PTSD in addition to depression. You may
Are Obstructive Sleep Apnea and Depression Connected?
Are Obstructive Sleep Apnea and Depression Connected? Is there a relationship between depression and obstructive sleep apnea (OSA)? Although an exact pathophysiological relationship between OSA and depression is not fully
Understanding Emotional Blunting from Antidepressants
Antidepressants have helped millions of people manage their depression so that they can live more fulfilling lives. When taking an antidepressant, it’s important to discuss the medication in detail with
Can Psychedelic Therapy Help Treat Depression?
If you’ve been looking into mental health treatments such as transcranial magnetic stimulation, you may have asked yourself, “Can psychedelic therapy help treat depression?” The short answer is yes, psychedelic
L-methylfolate, Depression, and What You Need to Know
L-methylfolate is commonly prescribed as a supplementary medicine to patients with treatment-resistant depression who are already prescribed SSRIs or SNRIs. But what is L-methylfolate, and what are the outcomes of
How COVID Affects TMS
If you have been wanting to try TMS but are worried about increasing your exposure to coronavirus, you may have wondered how COVID affects TMS. Great news: here at Mid