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PsychU is a free community and online resource library for mental health. Our members share one simple belief: enhanced information, increased collaboration, and ongoing discussion will lead to improved mental health care and patient outcomes for individuals with mental illness.

Addressing Unresolved Symptoms Of Major Depressive Disorder (MDD)…

[WEBINAR] February 16, 2023 | 12pm ET – Join the PsychU community for this exciting webinar featuring experts in psychiatry, Joseph Goldberg and Vladimir Maletic, as they describe aspects of pathophysiology in major depressive disorder. An emphasis will be placed on the role of several monoamine neurotransmitter systems including norepinephrine, serotonin, and dopamine.

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Digital Health Still ‘The Exception’ But Get Your Plan Ready

Digital Health Still ‘The Exception’ But Get Your Plan Ready

Despite all the progress we hear about technology advancements and the emergence of new digital health care models, it’s still not “common” to service delivery. There is still a lack of acceptance of telehealth services—44% of hospital don’t offer telehealth services, only 5% of Medicare psychiatrists do, and less than…
Signature Healthcare Services Picks Videra Health AI-Assisted Video Assessments To Improve Behavioral Health Discharge Follow-Up

Signature Healthcare Services Picks Videra Health AI-Assisted Video Assessments To Improve Behavioral Health Discharge Follow-Up

Signature Healthcare Services, a behavioral health system, is using Videra Health’s artificial intelligence (AI) video assessments to improve consumer post-discharge follow-up after inpatient psychiatric hospitalizations. The two companies have already begun implementing the automated video post-discharge programs at one of Signature’s flagship facilities, Houston Behavioral Healthcare Hospital. They are exploring…
Acadia Healthcare & The Jason Foundation Collaborate To Offer Suicide Prevention Services To Acadia Consumers

Acadia Healthcare & The Jason Foundation Collaborate To Offer Suicide Prevention Services To Acadia Consumers

Acadia Healthcare, a leading provider of behavioral health care services, and The Jason Foundation Inc. (JFI), a nationally recognized leader in suicide awareness and prevention, have expanded their offerings through a new collaboration with Acadia’s Children’s Behavioral Solutions and Military & Family Support Services. Through this alliance, The Jason Foundation…

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The Holidays – A Time For Silver, Gold, and… The Blues?

The Holidays – A Time For Silver, Gold, and… The Blues?

Listen to Amica Simmons-Yon, PharmD, PhD and Alyssa Peckham, PharmD, BCPP as they spill the tea on The Holiday Blues with special guest, Bennett Doughty, PharmD, BCPS, BCPP. During this episode, Dr. Doughty discusses mental health during the holiday season. Whether that’s a worsening of a pre-existing condition or an…
Hot Topics: Clinical Questions In Bipolar Disorder (Part 10)

Hot Topics: Clinical Questions In Bipolar Disorder (Part 10)

Drs. Mauricio Tohen and Joseph Goldberg will address current and relevant clinical questions relating to bipolar disorder. These questions and Dr. Tohen’s and Dr. Goldberg’s responses will be recorded and released as short videos every month. Joseph Goldberg, MD is a paid consultant of Otsuka Pharmaceutical Development & Commercialization,…
Hot Topics: Clinical Questions In Schizophrenia (Part 6)

Hot Topics: Clinical Questions In Schizophrenia (Part 6)

Dr. Christoph U. Correll will address current and relevant clinical questions relating to schizophrenia. These questions and Dr. Correll’s responses will be recorded and released as short videos the past few months. Christoph U. Correll, MD is a paid consultant of Otsuka Pharmaceutical Development & Commercialization, Inc.

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  • Pharmacokinetics, Plasma Concentrations (Their) & Clinical Relevance

    Pharmacokinetics, Plasma Concentrations (Their) & Clinical Relevance

    Pharmacokinetics refers to the study of how drugs are processed by the body. These processes play an important role in mental health treatments, and can vary due to several factors, ultimately impacting treatment of mental health.  In this webinar, we will first provide an overview of pharmacokinetics and pharmacodynamics.  Then,…

  • The Holidays – A Time For Silver, Gold, and… The Blues?

    The Holidays – A Time For Silver, Gold, and… The Blues?

    Listen to Amica Simmons-Yon, PharmD, PhD and Alyssa Peckham, PharmD, BCPP as they spill the tea on The Holiday Blues with special guest, Bennett Doughty, PharmD, BCPS, BCPP. During this episode, Dr. Doughty discusses mental health during the holiday season. Whether that’s a worsening of a pre-existing condition or an…

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Few Smartphone-Based Mental Health Apps Provide More Than Basic Features

Few Smartphone-Based Mental Health Apps Provide More Than Basic Features

Although various mental health services are offered via smartphone apps, only a few provide innovative features like specialized therapies. In a review of 578 commercially available mental health apps, just 1% offer biofeedback and sensor data, 2% offer acceptance and commitment therapy, and 2% offer dialectical behavioral therapy. Instead, most…
Joint Commission Launches Health Care Equity Resource Center To Help Provider Organizations Monitor Progress Toward Health Care Equity Accreditation

Joint Commission Launches Health Care Equity Resource Center To Help Provider Organizations Monitor Progress Toward Health Care Equity Accreditation

The Joint Commission has created a Health Care Equity Resource Center that will help organizations monitor their progress toward health care equity. The new center will offer links to resources such as toolkits, templates, and guides; brief videos or organizations’ lessons learned; brief synopses of approaches used by organizations; and…
People With Depression & Chronic Conditions 13% Less Likely To Achieve 12-Month Optimal Adherence To Guideline-Directed Medical Therapies

People With Depression & Chronic Conditions 13% Less Likely To Achieve 12-Month Optimal Adherence To Guideline-Directed Medical Therapies

People with depression and chronic health conditions were 13% less likely to adhere to their medication regimens compared to people without depression. The disparity affected treatment for percutaneous coronary intervention, high cholesterol, or hypertension. Adherence rates varied by the type of medication. For antiplatelet medications used to treat percutaneous coronary…

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Request a free educational program for your organization or region today! These customizable PsychU presentations are available both online and in-person, and cover a range of topics including: schizophrenia, major depressive disorder, bipolar disorder, care coordination, quality standards, and more.

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The Neuropsychiatric Inventory: Development & Applications

Diagnostic & Statistical Manual Of Mental Disorders–Fifth Edition (DSM-5): Key Updates VS DSM-IV-TR

Distinguishing Sedation From Efficacy In Antipsychotic Treatment

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Through the exchange of information, experience, and ideas, PsychU aims to shift the current trajectory of mental health care and improve the future outlook for individuals with mental illnesses. The following organizations share this vision, and stand alongside PsychU as contributing partners and supporters.