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Perinatal Mood and Anxiety Screening: Recommendations and Controversies

Perinatal Mood and Anxiety Screening: Recommendations and Controversies

Although the American College of Obstetricians and Gynecologists and the US Preventive Services Task Force recommend screening for depression in the general adult population, including pregnant and postpartum women, evidence for such screening in the perinatal setting is limited.

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Teacher, Student Psychological Well-being Linked

Teacher, Student Psychological Well-being Linked

Educators' mental health and well-being is associated with their students' mental well-being or feelings of distress.

Omega-3 Polyunsaturated Fatty Acids Associated With Reduction in Anxiety Symptoms

Omega-3 Polyunsaturated Fatty Acids Associated With Reduction in Anxiety Symptoms

Researchers found that people receiving treatment with omega-3 polyunsaturated fatty acids had a reduction in anxiety symptoms compared with those not receiving treatment.

Many Older Adults Transition to Long-term Benzodiazepine Use

Many Older Adults Transition to Long-term Benzodiazepine Use

More than one-quarter of older adults newly prescribed benzodiazepine by a nonpsychiatric clinician transition to long-term use.

Cognitive Behavioral Therapy May Alter Suicidal Ideation in Anxiety Disorders

Cognitive Behavioral Therapy May Alter Suicidal Ideation in Anxiety Disorders

Cognitive behavioral therapy for anxiety-related disorders was associated with improvements in suicide ideation rather than exacerbation.

Factors Associated With Transfer to Specialized Mental Health Care in Anxiety, Depression

Factors Associated With Transfer to Specialized Mental Health Care in Anxiety, Depression

Demographic characteristics predictive of transfer to specialized services included younger age and higher education level.

Psych Screening Beneficial in Pediatric Abdominal Pain

Psych Screening Beneficial in Pediatric Abdominal Pain

Systematic screening for anxiety, disability, and pain can increase psychological referral rates among pediatric patients with abdominal pain.

Low Testosterone Linked With Social Anxiety in Boys With Klinefelter Syndrome

Low Testosterone Linked With Social Anxiety in Boys With Klinefelter Syndrome

This finding suggests that clinicians should monitor anxiety among individuals with testosterone deficiency and XXY.

Anxiety: Feature of Late-Onset Dementia or Modifiable Risk Factor?

Anxiety: Feature of Late-Onset Dementia or Modifiable Risk Factor?

The researchers encouraged clinicians not to rely solely on medication to treat midlife anxiety, as benzodiazepines have been shown to increase mortality in certain groups; they pointed to talk therapy, meditation, and mindfulness-based interventions as possible considerations.

Art Intervention Clinically Effective in Treating Cancer-Related Pain, Mood Symptoms

Art Intervention Clinically Effective in Treating Cancer-Related Pain, Mood Symptoms

Art-based interventions could be easily implemented as an adjunct to conventional therapies for cancer-related pain and mood symptoms.

Anxiety Levels Tied to Bone Mineral Density Postmenopause

Anxiety Levels Tied to Bone Mineral Density Postmenopause

Anxiety levels are associated with bone mineral density and fracture risk in the lumbar spine and femoral neck among postmenopausal women.