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American Society of Clinical Psychopharmacology (ASCP) 2019

May 28 - 31, 2019; Scottsdale, Arizona

May 28 - 31, 2019 Scottsdale, Arizona
  • ASCP 2019 Novel Convulsive Therapy May Cut Suicidal Thoughts in BD Magnetic seizure therapy appears effective in treating severe depression and suicidal thoughts while having a more benign effect on cognitive function than electroconvulsive therapy.
  • ASCP 2019 Cannabinoid May Boost Psychotherapy Efficacy in OCD Adding nabilone, a THC analogue and cannabinoid 1 receptor agonist, may enhance the effectiveness of exposure-based cognitive behavioral therapy in patients with severe obsessive compulsive disorder.
  • ASCP 2019 Botox May Help Bipolar Depression, Social Anxiety In two small case series, injections of botulinum toxin into the glabellar region -- the area between the eyebrows and above the nose -- reduced symptoms of bipolar depression and social anxiety.

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