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Association of Cannabis Use With Adolescent Psychotic Symptoms | Adolescent Medicine | JAMA Psychiatry | JAMA Network

https://jamanetwork.com/journals/jamapsychiatry/article-abstract/2681642?utm_source=facebook&utm_medium=social_jamapsyc&utm_campaign=article_alert&utm_content=automated Basically, no child is completely safe from cannabis-induced psychosis. The old thought that some kids are more vulnerable that others seems to no longer apply. It’s dose and duration. Good to know Wiggers

Latest Study comparing Antidepressants–UPDATE

Trial link. Cipriani updates her last major review of all head to head trials between antidepressants to give us a new line up of best ones to use for either efficacy or tolerability. There is not clear winner, but there are some losers. The new line up: Best choices: agomelatine, amitriptyline, escitalopram, mirtazapine, paroxetine, venlafaxine, and […]
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List of meds that cause depression

https://int.nyt.com/data/documenthelper/34-medications-potential-depression/1daa5542d3a2dd905a94/optimized/full.pdf#page=1 full.pdf

Prevalence of Prescription Medications With Depression as a Potential Adverse Effect Among Adults in the United States | Depressive Disorders | JAMA | JAMA Network

https://jamanetwork.com/journals/jama/fullarticle/2684607

Unified Protocol for Transdiagnostic Treatment of Emotional Disorders: Workbook – Oxford Clinical Psychology

http://www.oxfordclinicalpsych.com/view/10.1093/med:psych/9780199772674.001.0001/med-9780199772674 This is a wonderful Unified Protocol to treat most common psychological problems. I think its the Basics. Like Emotion Regulation 101. I will put it in my link. It’s all on the website if you can’t afford the book. Joris

Incidence, prevalence and clinical correlates of antidepressant-emergent mania in bipolar depression: a systematic review and meta-analysis. – PubMed – NCBI

https://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/29441650

Antidepressants in bipolar depression: yes, no, maybe? | Evidence-Based Mental Health

http://ebmh.bmj.com/content/18/4/100.full

Depression and Dysthymia

When the strictest criteria are used to sift through all the research literature on the pharmacological treatment of depression and dysthymia, only using large studies with low bias and meticulously designed trials, interestingly, only two studies since 2000 made the grade (with 90% certainty, using AI algorithm): https://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/21154393 https://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/8792754 In sum, using sertraline or imipramine does […]
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Association between dietary glycemic index and glycemic load with depression: a systematic review | SpringerLink

https://link.springer.com/article/10.1007/s00394-018-1710-5 Simple sugars and high GI foods make you depressed.

Effectiveness of theta burst versus high-frequency repetitive transcranial magnetic stimulation in patients with depression (THREE-D): a randomised non-inferiority trial – The Lancet

https://www.thelancet.com/journals/lancet/article/PIIS0140-6736(18)30295-2/fulltext?rss=yes For us, this compares the UBC and MDA groups doing TMS in the Lower Mainland. Looks like both work equally well.