Psychology & Psychiatry

Antidepressants beneficial for women with postnatal depression

Antidepressants are associated with better rates of treatment response and remission for women with postnatal depression, when compared to a placebo, according to a new systematic review by the Institute of Psychiatry, Psychology ...

Neuroscience

Does getting 'expensive' drug affect how much patient benefits?

People's perceptions of the cost of a drug may affect how much they benefit from the drug, even when they are receiving only a placebo, according to a new study of people with Parkinson's disease published in the January ...

Psychology & Psychiatry

Why does the placebo response work in treating depression?

(Medical Xpress)—In the past three decades, the power of placebos has gone through the roof in treating major depressive disorder. In clinical trials for treating depression over that period of time, researchers have reported ...

Psychology & Psychiatry

New treatment for schizophrenia discovered

A research group led by professor Jesper Ekelund showed that by giving a very large dose of famotidine (200 mg daily), sufficient amounts of the drug are able to penetrate the so-called blood-brain barrier to affect the histamine ...

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