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Clinician Guidance App Designed for Depression

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Neuroscientists and a software company designed a smartphone app to help front-line professionals diagnose and start treatment for patients with depression. . . . → Read More: Clinician Guidance App Designed for Depression

Precision Neuroscience Company Starts-Up, Raises $500M

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A new company is underway developing more precise therapies for psychiatric and neurodegenerative diseases based on genetics and data science. . . . → Read More: Precision Neuroscience Company Starts-Up, Raises $500M

Digital Biofeedback Device Shown to Reduce PTSD

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Results from a clinical trial show an electronic device reporting carbon dioxide content in breath helps people with PTSD reduce symptoms of the disorder. . . . → Read More: Digital Biofeedback Device Shown to Reduce PTSD

Biotechs Partner on Agitation Detection Technology

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Two developers of treatments and tools for neurological diseases are developing a system for early detection of agitation, a symptom of psychiatric disorders. . . . → Read More: Biotechs Partner on Agitation Detection Technology

Psychedelic Therapy Company Raises $80M in New Funds

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A developer of drugs from psychedelic compounds for mental health conditions is raising $80 million in its second venture funding round. . . . → Read More: Psychedelic Therapy Company Raises $80M in New Funds

Trial Tests Psychedelic Drug Safety, Chemical Activity

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A clinical trial is underway that tests an hallucinogenic compound among healthy adults as a potential treatment for mental health disorders. . . . → Read More: Trial Tests Psychedelic Drug Safety, Chemical Activity

Trial Underway Testing Suicide-Prevention Nasal Spray

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A clinical trial testing a nasal spray against a placebo to prevent suicide from depression enrolled its first participants considered at high risk of suicide. . . . → Read More: Trial Underway Testing Suicide-Prevention Nasal Spray

Mental Health Requests Rise During Pandemic

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An analysis of health records shows requests for mental health services increased markedly during the early months of the Covid-19 pandemic. . . . → Read More: Mental Health Requests Rise During Pandemic

Digital Therapeutics Designed for Cancer/Covid-19 Stress

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A digital health company is partnering with cancer advocacy organizations to provide electronic therapies to help patients deal with stresses from Covid-19. . . . → Read More: Digital Therapeutics Designed for Cancer/Covid-19 Stress

Infographic – U.S. Pandemic Mental Health Impact

Chart: Pandemic mental health impact

Half of American adults in a recent opinion poll report worry or stress from the pandemic is having a negative effect on their mental health. . . . → Read More: Infographic – U.S. Pandemic Mental Health Impact