Researchers conducted a systematic review and meta-analysis to identify prevalence estimates of mental health disorders in a population of individuals with autism.
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Binge eating and purging were found to be common among adolescents and seen at a higher rate in female adolescents.
Attention-deficit/hyperactivity disorder was found to be associated with higher mortality, especially due to injury, in a cohort of Taiwanese patients.
When compared with native populations and non-refugee migrants in a host country, refugees have a particular risk of developing non-affective psychosis.
Patients enrolled in the telehealth intervention HOPE saw clinically significant reductions in depression symptoms but not glycemic control.
ADHD medication use was associated with a lower risk for emergency department visits for unintentional injuries and traumatic brain injuries in both boys and girls at the population and individual levels.
Based on improved symptoms measured by the 6-item Hamilton Depression Rating Scale, SSRIs appear to be as effective in patients with nonsevere depression as in patients with severe depression.
Social problems were related to subclinical delusions but not subclinical hallucinations in a representative adolescent population.
Overall, US older adults who reported longer sleep duration have poorer objective and subjective cognitive performance.
Cognitive behavioral therapy response rates in pediatric obsessive-compulsive disorder may be related to avoidance and impairment recognition, but not to poor insight.
Youth at risk for depression could benefit from prevention efforts that target the student’s ability to manage environmental stressors like school transitions.
Youth who are readmitted for inpatient psychiatric care share such factors as foster care, comorbid conditions, and prior psychiatric hospitalizations.
Eleven acute and chronic factors were identified for building a risk score model for predicting mortality in patients with dementia.
Typical antipsychotic use is not associated with an increased risk for strokes compared with atypical antipsychotic use in a non-elderly population and patients without dementia.
Researchers investigated the validity of the Norwegian versions of the GDS-5 and HADS-D assessment tools among home-dwelling individuals aged 60 years or older.
A lack of belief in the value of medication and the number of previous hospitalizations also predict hospitalization in first-episode psychosis.
Somatic items on the PHQ-9 questionnaire show less discriminatory value than the non-somatic items when identifying major depressive disorder.
An increased risk for spontaneous abortion in early pregnancy was linked to incident exposure to short- and long-acting benzodiazepines.
Access to screening, brief intervention, and referral to treatment (SBIRT) can lead to improved substance use, mental health, and health outcomes in adolescents.
Baseline injurious violence, recent violent victimization, and medication nonadherence are strong predictors of future injurious violence among individuals with schizophrenia.
Phenotypes such as impaired social cognition and irritability could represent risk factors for both schizophrenia and binge eating behaviors.
An analysis of a large nationwide sample demonstrated that emergency department visits for suicide ideation and attempts doubled in youth between 2007 and 2015.
Lower risk for alcohol use disorders and suicide was associated with Historically Black Protestant membership rates.
Electroconvulsive therapy can be applied effectively in depressed patients irrespective of accumulating age-related brain changes.
While not conclusive, evidence suggests a positive association between anxiety during childhood and adolescence and subsequent alcohol use disorder.
Offspring born to couples married for less than 3 years have a small increased risk for schizophrenia.
Psychiatrists can help adolescent and young adult patients with bipolar disorder address risky sexual behavior and can provide regular medication intervention to reduce the risk for STIs.
Multinutrient supplementation and food-related behavioral activation therapy did not reduce episodes of major depressive disorder in overweight or obese adults with subclinical depressive symptoms.
ADHD symptoms appear to have a dimensional relationship to adaptive behavior in children with autism spectrum disorder, regardless of whether the children meet diagnostic criteria for a comorbid ADHD diagnosis.
Cognitive behavioral therapy and supportive psychotherapy can improve body dysmorphic disorder symptoms, but cognitive behavioral therapy is associated with more consistent improvements.
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