SPECIAL SESSION: Challenges in managing depression

The focus of this year’s special session was addressing different challenges faced by psychiatry in managing depression. First out was Prof Elias Eriksson with his talk titled ‘Challenging the perception that antidepressants don’t work’. He started by providing a brief background regarding certain studies and views that question the efficacy of SSRIs. These opinions have […]

SYMPOSIUM 1: Personalised pharmacological treatments for depression: Will big data achieve what clinicians can’t?

The 2017 BAP Summer Meeting kicked off its first symposium on how big data approaches to psychiatry may pave the way towards personalised and more effective treatment options. The session brought together four experts in the field, sharing different lines of work of how we may be able to better predict treatment responses based on […]