Sleep duration shorter or longer than 7 hours may be associated with increased cardiovascular health risks.
Six months after hematopoietic stem cell transplantation, nearly 20% of enrolled patients had experienced clinically significant PTSD symptoms.
An opinion piece highlights the growing concerns among medical professionals about the exacerbating effects the COVID-19 pandemic may have among people with opioid use disorder.
Primary care providers report more workplace burnout and higher scores for anxiety than other health care professionals.
Patients on hemodialysis who use opioids concurrently with a short-acting benzodiazepine are especially at risk for early death, a study found.
Patients with major depressive disorder and active suicidal ideation with intent treated with esketamine experienced significantly reduced depressive symptoms, but not suicide severity, compared to those treated with placebo.
Researchers sought to identify health care system factors that contribute to missed or delayed diagnosis of dementia by primary care providers.
Only 3 percent of patients with autism spectrum disorder report having received all recommended clinical genetic testing.
A coach-supported platform composed of a suite of apps is effective for treating depression and anxiety among primary care patients.
The high prevalence of mental health issues seen in adolescents with atopic dermatitis suggests that successful management of the disease involve a multidisciplinary approach.
Researchers sought to analyze the rate of burnout in practicing nurse practitioners by looking at contributing factors that play a role in compassion fatigue and compassion satisfaction.
In the cohort without baseline MDD, baseline nonmedical opioid use was significantly associated with an increased risk of incident depressive symptoms, but not MDD, over 3 years.
High body weight variability may be associated with increased risk for all-cause dementia and Alzheimer dementia in older patients.
The management of persistent symptoms of dyskinesia despite cessation of an antipsychotic drug is presented in a case study.
Michael J Sacopulos, JD, CEO of Medical Risk Institute discusses the tasks required to transition to a telemedicine-based practice.
Yoga is associated with a reduction in depressive symptoms among adults with a diagnosed mental health disorder.
In 2018, opioid overdose deaths declined, but deaths involving alcohol, suicide, synthetic opioids, and other psychostimulants rose.
A subset of patients at risk for Alzheimer disease because of systemic inflammation may benefit from receiving a tumor necrosis factor (TNF) blocking agent.
The investigators observed a statistically significant relapse rate among those discontinuing medication for ADHD, which remained significant in subgroup analyses of both age groups.
Millennial and Generation X medical residents and fellows experience similar rates of burnout and have similar levels of empathy.
AR19 is an investigational immediate-release, amphetamine formulated to prevent the manipulation of the pellets in the capsules for nonmedical use.
Both cognitive behavioral therapy conditions achieved a higher rate of positive treatment response than the treatment as usual condition.
A total of 41.4% of PAs had symptoms of burnout, but 65.3% were satisfied with work-life integration.
Excess mortality occurred as the result of a number of causes, including overdose, injuries, and both infectious and noncommunicable diseases.
Greater autistic social traits in childhood could be a risk factor for the development of disordered eating in adolescence.
Lama Muhammad, MD, board certified in neurology and psychiatry, is an assistant professor of psychiatry at the University of California in San Diego.
COVID-19 has accelerated the use of telemedicine and remote consultation is becoming an increasingly attractive option.
Researchers evaluated the relationship between patient-reported fatigue and serum biomarkers in axial spondyloarthritis.
Digital CBT involved 6 weekly remote sessions via website or iOS app lasting approximately 20 minutes and comprised sleep restriction, stimulus control, relaxation techniques, cognitive therapy, and sleep hygiene and education.
Poor sleep quality is associated with increased food intake and a lower-quality diet among women.
Adults with congenital heart disease are more likely to have impaired functional status, biomarker profiles indicative of systemic inflammation and heart failure, and increased risk for death or cardiovascular events if they have major depression.
Financial incentives improved X-waiver training completion and buprenorphine prescribing rates in emergency department physicians.
The estimated rate of past-year methamphetamine use was 6.6 per 1,000 adults during 2015 to 2018.
People who receive additional treatment following medically managed opioid withdrawal have reduced mortality compared with those who do not receive treatment.
The most common subjects of worry were cancer, heart-related diseases, and neurological diseases.
Exposure to air pollution may have adverse effects on cognitive aging and brain health in older adults.
Among 121 healthcare personnel exposed to a patient with unrecognized COVID-19, 43 became symptomatic and 3 tested positive for SARS-CoV-2.
We surveyed our nurse practitioner and physician assistant audience to assess the impact of the 2019 novel coronavirus on their clinical practice.
Overall, 8% of adolescents met the criteria for depression, and 2% met the criteria for depression and having experienced a suspected or definite psychotic experience.
As of April 2020, more than 9200 cases of coronavirus disease 2019 (COVID-19) were reported among US healthcare personnel.
Posttraumatic stress disorder is a professional concern for nurses, although the prevalence rates vary across studies.
While carefully timed light exposure may address sleep problems associated with circadian rhythm disturbances, studies that examine light therapies in the context of sleep disorders have been largely lacking in measures of adherence and acceptability of these approaches.
Researchers find that many Huntington disease specialist clinics do not have the resources available to administer DMTs appropriately with an intrathecal strategy.
In this review, study authors discuss and summarize the current evidence for the evaluation and management of the most prevalent and well-described conditions in SCI, including impact of SCI on sleep and daytime function.
Few primary care physicians report interest in treating patients with opioid use disorder.
In older women, objectively measured visual impairment is associated with a twofold to more than fivefold increased risk for dementia.
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Positive topline data from the phase 3 REST-ON trial evaluating FT218 (Avadel), an investigational, once-nightly formulation of sodium oxybate, showed that the treatment led to clinically meaningful improvement in patients with narcolepsy.
Nearly one in 10 people in parts of China hit hardest by COVID-19 report posttraumatic stress symptoms.
Shared familial mechanisms may underlie alopecia areata and major depressive disorder, and suggest a bidirectional association.