Ketamine Comeback

March 7, 2019 by C. Scott McMillin

…for a casual reader, anecdotes such as hers are like commercials for drug use.

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Psychedelia

July 30, 2018 by C. Scott McMillin

My concern is that these same hallucinogens have a pronounced tendency to escape the research environment and find their way out into the streets

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Tapering off Anti-Depressants

May 14, 2018 by C. Scott McMillin

In the absence of complaints, the prescriber can be tempted to assume things are going well, when in fact they aren’t.

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Depression Update

December 7, 2017 by C. Scott McMillin

Patients with severe substance disorders may experience depression as a result of the cumulative effects of their substance use.

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Celebrity Testimonials

January 23, 2017 by C. Scott McMillin

It’s an illness that at different times seems to respond to everything and nothing. As in ‘everything works for someone, and nothing works for everyone.’

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Pills by Default

April 13, 2015 by C. Scott McMillin

Besides, your insurance company probably loves them. It’s cheaper than extended psychotherapy.

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Recognizing Depression

January 27, 2014 by C. Scott McMillin

The better we understand the origins of a depressed mood, the more likely we are to come up with an effective remedy.

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The Natural History of Recovery: CoDisorders

December 26, 2013 by C. Scott McMillin

There’s plenty of evidence that treatment for depression works, and that people with co-occurring disorders can and do get a whole lot better.

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The Grief Exception

June 4, 2013 by C. Scott McMillin

Psychiatrists were encouraged to hold off on a diagnosis of depressive disorder until several months after such a loss.

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More on Mental Illness: Genetics

March 13, 2013 by C. Scott McMillin

As a general rule, the better the causes of a disease are understood, the more effective the treatments will be.

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