JCP Weekly August 21, 2018

Original Research

VNS Improves Quality of Life in Depression

Vagus nerve stimulation (VNS) treatment has been shown to be efficacious in treatment-resistant depression (TRD). Can VNS treatment lead to improvements in quality of life in patients with TRD beyond those related to classically defined antidepressant response? Read this article to find out.

DOI: 10.4088/JCP.18m12178 | Posted: 08/21/2018

Review Article

Use of Technology in Depression Care

Many barriers to face-to-face depression treatment exist, including geographic factors and cost. This evidence map looked at data from 161 RCTs to evaluate how technology is being used to deliver treatment and whether it is proving effective.

DOI: 10.4088/JCP.18r12118 | Posted: 08/21/2018

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