Siblings of children with disabilities may experience a “wide range of emotions.
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Depressive symptoms likely do not increase the risk of dementia.
Depressed patients do not necessarily experience improvements in psychosocial functioning with ECT.
Couples are at high risk for affective concordance, particularly with depression and anxiety.
Veterans who experienced military sexual trauma are at higher risk for post-deployment eating disorders.
Alcoholism can have a deleterious effect on interpersonal relationships, including romantic partners, friends, and coworkers.
Alzheimer’s disease risk increases for hospitalized patients with shorter than a 5-year window.
Children with celiac disease are at a 1.4-fold increased risk for psychiatric disorders.
Schizophrenia was perceived as more distressful and with higher perceived social stigma than other disorders.
Suicide attempts and sleep in adults are associated with Internet addiction.
Shekhar Saxena, MD, director of the Department of Mental Health and Substance Abuse at the World Health Organization, speaks about depression.
Self-injury treatment strategies can be challenging because some patients are ambivalent about receiving help.
Seasonal Affective Disorder is frequently believed to be a mild condition and is often overlooked by clinicians.
States with universal background checks experienced a decrease in suicides between 2013 and 2014.
Schizophrenia, mood disorders, and diabetes were among the top 20 conditions with the highest all-cause 30-day readmission rates.
Factitious disorder illustrates the enormous relevance and weight of genetic testing.
Older men with multiple health comorbidities have the highest suicide risk.
Bright light therapy is an accepted treatment for seasonal affective disorder.
A study investigated age-related differences in the level of functional and cognitive impairment in 122 adults with hoarding disorder.
As stroke is often detrimental for individuals with AD, these results warrant caution in BZDR use in this vulnerable population.
Factors such as shame and stigma impede the dialogue about mental illness across cultures.
A patient does not have to be verbal to benefit from art therapy.
Researchers found that valproic acid increased the risk of Alzheimer’s disease.
Women in the menopausal transition and early postmenopause are at higher risk for depressive symptoms and negative mood than those in late postmenopause.
Psychiatrists should think beyond traditional models of therapy when looking to engage patients with ASD.
A PRECISION trial tested cardiovascular risks of COX-2 inhibitors and NSAIDs.
Combined cognitive therapy and mindfulness can have lasting positive effects on behavior and mood.
The development of the psyche of an athlete typically begins in childhood and evolves through the life cycle.
40-Hz ASSR spectral power and phase-locking deficits could be useful probes for assessing circuit dysfunctions in the disorder.
The findings might help to explain the increased prevalence of type 2 diabetes in patients with schizophrenia.
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