Mental Disorders

How Can Men Be Encouraged to Seek Help for Mental Health?

How Can Men Be Encouraged to Seek Help for Mental Health?

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Men, including male physicians, are less likely than female physicians to seek medical treatment for their own health conditions.

OCD, Mental Disorder Risk Increase with Streptococcal Throat Infection

OCD, Mental Disorder Risk Increase with Streptococcal Throat Infection

The risk of any mental disorder was increased for individuals with a positive streptococcal test, especially for OCD and tic disorders

Pharmacotherapy for Smoking Cessation in Adults With Neuropsychiatric Illness

Pharmacotherapy for Smoking Cessation in Adults With Neuropsychiatric Illness

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Varenicline is approved by the FDA for use as a smoking cessation aid.

Psychosomatic Symptoms Linked to Longer Recovery Period for Concussions

Psychosomatic Symptoms Linked to Longer Recovery Period for Concussions

Athletes presenting with psychosomatic symptoms before a concussion may have a longer recovery period.

Increased Risk of Substance Abuse in Adolescents With Mental Disorders

Increased Risk of Substance Abuse in Adolescents With Mental Disorders

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Early intervention strategies are needed to address potential substance use and misuse in adolescents with mental disorders.

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