Laurel Ranger

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Social Cognitive Skills Training Improves Social Cognition in Patients With Psychosis

Social Cognitive Skills Training Improves Social Cognition in Patients With Psychosis

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Functional improvement was evaluated for individuals with psychotic disorders who underwent a 24-session social cognitive skills training program.

Increased Risk for ADHD in Offspring of Parents With Type 1 Diabetes

Increased Risk for ADHD in Offspring of Parents With Type 1 Diabetes

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After a median of 25 years of follow-up, 2.4% of those born to a parent with a type 1 diabetes diagnosis were diagnosed with ADHD, compared with only 1.5% of the matched controls.

Cost-Effectiveness of Paliperidone Palmitate in Schizophrenia With Cardiometabolic Comorbidities

Cost-Effectiveness of Paliperidone Palmitate in Schizophrenia With Cardiometabolic Comorbidities

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Although all-cause pharmacy costs were higher in the paliperidone palmitate group, adjusted all-cause medical costs were lower.

New APA Guideline Recommendation for Treatment of Alcohol Use Disorder

New APA Guideline Recommendation for Treatment of Alcohol Use Disorder

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The new guideline focuses on evidence-based pharmacologic treatments in alcohol use disorder and includes recommendations about naltrexone, acamprosate, disulfiram, topiramate, and gabapentin.

Risk for Suicide, Non-Fatal Self-Harm Increased After Bariatric Surgery

Risk for Suicide, Non-Fatal Self-Harm Increased After Bariatric Surgery

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These results indicate the need for thorough preoperative psychiatric history assessment in patients considering bariatric surgery, as well as postoperative surveillance.

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