In life, we are continuously reminded of the importance of having values and allowing them to guide our decisions. But what if we’ve lost touch with those core values or the motivation behind them? It is one thing to know our values but another to live a life that is closely aligned with them. You […]
Often people use the term depression to describe a low mood loosely, but the root of depression runs deeper than that. Because depression has multiple symptoms that vary considerably from person to person, depression can be hard to recognize. Sometimes it’s difficult to distinguish between depression and general life sadness that we all experience. Not […]
in the midst of the pandemic, our normal routines are off. This Facebook live video by Dr. Erin Amato discusses how to combat the results of technology burnout and how speculation about our future is causing fatigue.
Enjoy Dr. Erin Amato sharing her thoughts on Riding the Curve during the Covid-19 pandemic. The video discusses Managing Grief, Anxiety, and Change.
While electroconvulsive therapy (ECT) and ketamine are both effective treatments for depression, ketamine was found to have a faster onset of action and better short-term cognitive outcomes than ECT, according to study results published in the Journal of Psychiatric Research. The study included 50 patients with major depressive disorder (MDD) who were hospitalized at the department […]
Flashback to the year 1987 . . . A time when the antidepressant fluoxetine (Prozac) first hit the market as an FDA-approved antidepressant. It was a life-changing drug that brought astonishing results to depressed patients across the globe. Now, in 2019 . . . Here we are, almost Thirty-three years after the introduction […]
Ketamine is one of the most exciting treatments to emerge for mood disorders in decades! With its rapid, real-life results and promising research over the years, it seems like more and more ketamine providers are popping up left and right. At Montana Psychiatry, we understand what it’s like for those living with the numbness […]
Self-care is one of those buzzwords that can conjure up images of relaxing bubble baths and weekend spa retreats. This is just another one of society’s misconceptions because, in reality, proper self-care doesn’t have to cost a dime. It’s also not just a trend- it’s a necessity! Why? Because you deserve to take […]
As healthcare providers, we are on the frontline to identify patients that may be suicidal. To educate the community (and also our colleagues)Montana Psychiatry & Brain Health Center has assembled a FREE Suicide Awareness Healthcare Professional Resource Kit. Each part of the kit can be integrated separately into your practice. We would suggest beginning by […]
The transition from high school to campus life is a BIG milestone for a teen! A milestone that’s met with great anticipation and excitement for many adolescents. It’s the first time living alone… adapting to unfamiliar schedules… and adjusting to a new stage in life. As parents, helping your child make the transition to college […]