An increasing number of adolescents and young adults use cannabis for recreational or medicinal purposes, unaware that potential adverse effects include psychosis.
Researcher data showed that the boundaries to successful treatment in depression in patients who are minorities are varied, but that there are certain predisposing factors such as adverse childhood events and genetics.
Researchers in Germany found that metacognitive intervention is effective in schizophrenia, specifically for patients with schizophrenia who make quick conclusions with their thoughts that in turn reinforce their delusions. They have created and implemented the use of a computer application to facilitate metacognitive intervention, which they believe is effective for patients with mental illness.
The number of deaths by suicide in spring 2019 highlighted the ripple effects of violence and sparked reports that a phenomenon called “suicide contagion” may have been a contributing factor in these incidents.
Researchers discovered that self-management strategies through the use of mobile applications improves adherence to medications with reminders and messages of support.