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Doctors discover Irish student who was admitted to hospital for depression actually had a deadly brain infection

Hannah Farrell Hannah Farrell Doctors discover Irish student who was admitted to hospital for depression actually had a deadly brain infection Independent.ie A Dublin student who was admitted to a psychiatric hospital after doctors thought she was having a mental breakdown has told how tests revealed she actually had a deadly brain infection. https://www.independent.ie/life/health-wellbeing/doctors-discover-irish-student-who-was-admitted-to-hospital-for-depression-actually-had-a-deadly-brain-infection-38075556.html https://www.independent.ie/incoming/article38075706.ece/cb4cb/AUTOCROP/h342/erin.PNG… Read More »

FDA Approves Spravato (esketamine) Nasal Spray for Treatment-Resistant Depression

Print this page March 5, 2019 — The U.S. Food and Drug Administration today approved Spravato (esketamine) nasal spray, in conjunction with an oral antidepressant, for the treatment of depression in adults who have tried other antidepressant medicines but have not benefited from them (treatment-resistant depression). Because of the risk of serious adverse outcomes resulting… Read More »

Doctors describe treatment options for adolescent depression

(Reuters Health) – When a teen is diagnosed with depression, it’s normal for parents to feel overwhelmed and to search for information about which treatment options are best, doctors write in a new patient resource published in JAMA Pediatrics. Although depression affects about 20 percent of adolescents, many don’t seek help and hesitate to talk… Read More »