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Small Doses: News for Pharmacists
Small Doses: News for PharmacistsThis week, take a look at studies and news on supplements, depression, opioids, and more. Small doses is the news you need in a way that works for you.
How to target high-risk populations with behavioral healthHere are four of the top benefits of incorporating behavioral health management into care management plans for members with chronic conditions.
Your New Role in the Battle Against Depression
Your New Role in the Battle Against DepressionA shortage of mental health-care providers, coupled with pharmacists’ unique skills and access to patients, has led to a significant opportunity for community and health-system pharmacists to aid in detection of depression and in medication selection and counseling for patients with depression.
Generic versions of major depression drug availableMylan received approval from FDA to market its desvenlafaxine extended-release tablets, the generic version of Pristiq (Pfizer), for major depressive disorder. Plus, 2 other manufacturers recently received approval for their generic versions of Pristiq.
New Insights on Treatment Refusal of Pharmacotherapy and Psychotherapy
New Insights on Treatment Refusal of Pharmacotherapy and PsychotherapyA meta-analysis casts light on therapy compliance issues among patients with different mental health disorders.
Five ways care management can shift to value-based careAs fee-for-service rapidly transforms into value-based care, the industry must improve member engagement and outcomes by using targeted care management interventions that help deliver bottom-line results across a broader spectrum of the population.
More evidence links psoriasis to depression
More evidence links psoriasis to depressionA recent study provides more evidence that patients with psoriasis–even mild cases–face a higher risk of major depression, a finding that could lead dermatologists to alert patients with the condition and even screen them for mental health issues.
Why kids and teens commit suicide (VIDEO)For Contemporary Pediatrics, Dr Bobby Lazzara discusses a recent study published in Pediatrics that examined why kids and teens are committing suicide; how they are doing it; and what groups were most likely to do it.
Providers are failing to meet needs of depressed patientsA new study shows that many adults with depression don’t receive treatment, whereas others receive treatments that do not match their level of illness severity.
Fertility services can be attractive benefitTwo fertility experts detail the pros and cons of a fertility benefit plan.