Adolescents infected with HIV have a greater risk for psychiatric hospitalizations compared with those not infected with HIV.
This research promotes the use of more rigorous screening efforts for mental illness among single mothers.
Reduced head circumference in the offspring of women with untreated bipolar disorder appeared to be related to sociodemographic characteristics.
All patients with bipolar disorder had more circadian rhythm and sleep disturbances than healthy control patients.
Employment status displayed a lagged effect on depression, with retirement preceding higher levels of depression 2 years after initial retirement status report.
Educators' mental health and well-being is associated with their students' mental well-being or feelings of distress.
The most robust predictive risk factor for BD is a confirmed history of the illness in a first-degree relative, which is associated with an 8-fold to 10-fold lifetime risk for BD and a 2-fold to 3-fold lifetime risk for depressive disorder vs the general population.
These results suggest that the nitrates in cured meat are driving the association between cured meat consumption and mania.
Approximately 15% of incarcerated people have serious mental illness, although that number can vary depending on the type of illness.
Higher depressive symptoms in patients with multiple sclerosis was associated with lower employment and processing speed.
Lithium appears to be a suitable treatment for pediatric bipolar disorder; however, dedicated research has been scarce.
The quality of patient monitoring may improve if the clinical practice guidelines are improved, as many healthcare professionals use the guidelines in their monitoring of patients taking lithium.
Greater cognitive reserve may protect against depression in patients with multiple sclerosis.
Light treatments successfully corrected abnormal timing of melatonin circadian rhythms in perimenopausal women with depression and improved mood and sleep within 2 weeks.
The authors noted a potential for a complex and dynamic relationship between depression and functional outcomes in multiple sclerosis , with greater dysfunction possibly increasing levels of depression.
Pain conditions may largely be underrecognized contributors to the overdose epidemic.
The authors of this study were interested in whether the criteria used to diagnose adults with bipolar disorder would be adequate for adolescents.
Patients unable to give informed consent displayed insufficient understanding of the study risks and benefits and the difference between research and individualized care.
This research suggests that coping flexibility and perceived controllability are crucial to the mood states of patients with bipolar disorder following Behavioral Approach System-activating stimuli.
The FDA has accepted the supplemental New Drug Application for Vraylar as a treatment for depressive episodes associated with bipolar I disorder in adults.
Management of alcohol abuse, suicidal ideation or behavior, and manic symptoms may reduce aggression among patients with bipolar disorder with psychotic features.
Assortative Mating Among Bipolar Patients in the United States Increases Risk for Illness in OffspringSeptember 25, 2018
The presence of unipolar depression in the spouse of someone with bipolar depression was associated with unipolar depression in their offspring, who had a 41.5% risk for developing that disorder.
Mood stabilizers are useful for long-term management of bipolar disorder, but weight change can create an emotional burden for some patients, as well as heighten the risk for metabolic dysregulation.
Researchers emphasize the cost-effectiveness of text message reminders in prompting individuals with bipolar I disorder to adhere to medication treatments.
This pilot study demonstrates the potential efficacy and safety of lithium as a treatment option for bipolar disorder.
Researchers conducted a double-blind crossover study in adults with treatment-resistant depression to determine the involvement of the opioid system in ketamine's antidepressant effects.
Researchers working with a population of veterans found that the healthcare utilization costs of telehealth services were significantly cheaper compared with in-person visits, with only a relatively small difference in quality of life.
While polygenic risk scores are not yet ready for clinical use, researchers found that patients with psychosis had significant increases in schizophrenia and bipolar polygenic risk scores.
These findings suggest an increased risk for postpartum depressive symptoms in mothers with gestational diabetes, independent of depressive symptomatology during pregnancy.
This research suggests that combination therapy not only produces greater proportional response in depression symptoms but that it is also effective in a broader range of individuals.
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Psychiatry Advisor Articles
- Link Identified Between Cured Meat and Mania in Bipolar Disorder
- Suicide Attempts Associated With Sleep and Circadian Rhythm Disturbances in Bipolar Disorder
- First-Episode Delusional Disorder vs Schizophrenia: Assessment of Outcomes
- Early Risk Factors for Bipolar Disorder Found in Offspring of BD Parents
- Probiotics, Depression, and the Role of Inflammation
- The Opioid System: The Foundation for Social Risk and Reward
- Correctional Psychiatry: Challenges and Rewards
- Those Left Behind: Working With Suicide-Bereaved Families
- The Impact of Deafness on Hallucinations and Delusions
- Is Mandatory Reporting of Child Maltreatment in the Best Interests of the Child?
- Nutrition Tips for Physicians: Staying Healthy During Busy Days
- Mental Health Problems in Adolescents With HIV: Overview & Expert Interview
- Should Physicians Play a Role in Minimizing the Societal Cost of Medical Care?
- Digital Cognitive Behavioral Therapy Effective for Individuals With Insomnia
- How Do Medical Scribes Reduce EHR Documentation Burden for Physicians?