treatment-resistant depression

“Still Depressed” or “Recovering”? Researchers Find Biomarker Signaling Recovery in Treatments for Severe Depression Using Deep Brain Stimulation
Researchers say they have identified an objective biomarker of recovery in major depression that in a small cohort of treatment-resistant patients was able (on an ongoing basis) to capture whether… Read More
Talk Therapy + Brain Stimulation Reduced Suicidal Ideation in Patients with Borderline Personality Disorder and Treatment-Resistant Depression, Pilot Trial Shows
About 1.4% of U.S. adults (over 3 million people) experience Borderline Personality Disorder (BPD) in a typical year. But BPD is difficult to treat. Evidence for the effectiveness of medications… Read More
Non-Invasive Brain-Stimulation Protocol for Treatment-Resistant Depression Enabled 79% to Experience Remission Following 5-Day Treatment Course
In its first randomized, placebo-controlled test, an enhanced form of non-invasive brain stimulation called SNT (Stanford Neuromodulation Therapy, formerly called SAINT) generated "a large… Read More
Highly Individualized Deep-Brain Stimulation Helps a Patient With Severe Treatment-Resistant Depression
Over the past three years, researchers at The University of California, San Francisco (UCSF)—three of them BBRF grantees and one a member of BBRF’s Scientific Council—have published three papers that… Read More
Adding Lithium Might Enable Ketamine's Antidepressant Activity in Ketamine-Resistant Patients, Study Suggests
Researchers have published results of experiments in rodents suggesting that lithium, a widely prescribed mood stabilizer, may have value as an adjunct to ketamine therapy in people who suffer from… Read More