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What to know about the side effects of Elavil Elavil is a discontinued brand of the generic drug amitriptyline. Doctors may prescribe amitriptyline to treat depression and other conditions. Learn about the side effects here.
Medical News Today | Jul 19, 2019 5:00 PM [GMT] | comment? | recommend
Metabolic factors likely contribute to anorexia A genetic study suggests that anorexia nervosa has metabolic as well as psychiatric components and opens the door to new treatments for the illness.
Medical News Today | Jul 19, 2019 4:00 PM [GMT] | comment? | recommend
More evidence that pets benefit mental health New research examines the fluctuations in levels of the stress hormone cortisol both before and after interacting with dogs and cats.
Medical News Today | Jul 19, 2019 10:00 AM [GMT] | comment? | recommend
What are the signs of emotional abuse? Some signs of emotional abuse include controlling, shaming, blaming, and purposely humiliating another person. Emotional abuse can occur in many situations. Learn more about the signs, as well as what to do, here.
Medical News Today | Jul 18, 2019 8:00 PM [GMT] | comment? | recommend
Do antidepressants work better than placebo? A new paper asks whether there is sufficient evidence to prove that antidepressants work better than a placebo. They conclude that there is not.
Medical News Today | Jul 18, 2019 07:00 AM [GMT] | comment? | recommend
Ativan vs. Xanax: What are the differences? Ativan and Xanax are benzodiazepine drugs that help treat anxiety and panic disorders. This article compares the two, including their uses, benefits, risks, and how to take them.
Medical News Today | Jul 17, 2019 5:00 PM [GMT] | comment? | recommend
Microdosing psychedelics: Does the evidence live up to the hype? What is the practice of microdosing psychedelic drugs? Does it have any real benefits? Do studies support its therapeutic use? New research investigates.
Medical News Today | Jul 17, 2019 10:00 AM [GMT] | comment? | recommend
What to know about kratom for depression Kratom is a plant that many people use for depression. It is unregulated and may carry some risks. Learn more about the potential use of kratom for depression here.
Medical News Today | Jul 15, 2019 7:00 PM [GMT] | comment? | recommend
New psychosis treatment targets genetic mutation instead of symptoms New research describes the case study of two people with psychotic conditions who benefited from an innovative treatment for psychosis.
Medical News Today | Jul 15, 2019 07:00 AM [GMT] | comment? | recommend
Exploring the neuroanatomy of a murderer A recent brain imaging study peeks inside the brains of convicted killers. The researchers identify a number of telling differences.
Medical News Today | Jul 13, 2019 07:00 AM [GMT] | comment? | recommend