Researchers investigated the efficacy of electroacupuncture for the treatment of insomnia in patients with depression.
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Investigators sought to find out if the psychiatric effects of the COVID-19 pandemic were more strongly pronounced in individuals with lower economic and personal capital.
Researchers examined study data to determine if there was an association between metabolic syndrome and suicidality in patients with bipolar disorder.
A personal viewpoint piece published in The Lancet Psychiatry advocated for the integration of a phenomenological dimension to psychiatric research.
Investigators conducted a systematic review of various electronic databases from inception through December 2021 for randomized clinical trials comparing the effects of different NIBS methods on the negative symptoms of schizophrenia.
To assess the impact of multimodal speech-gesture training on patients’ communication abilities, investigators conducted a randomized waiting list-controlled pilot trial at a university in Marburg, Germany.
This study looked at whether a clinician training program for enhancing patient-counselor communication about sexual risk behavior in those with substance use disorder was effective.
Can the onset of depression in adults aged 55 and older be predicted by elevated levels of proinflammatory cytokines — namely IL-6, TNFα, and CRP?
Cox proportional hazard models were used to assess the relative risk for substance use disorder among patients with and without prior suicide attempt.
This retrospective study enrolled patients with a primary care encounter between 2016 and 2018 at participating centers in Minnesota and Wisconsin.
Investigators extracted data from the Adult Psychiatric Morbidity Survey (APMS), a series of in-person surveys carried out in England at regular intervals. Data from the years 2000, 2007, and 2014 were included in the analyses.
Investigators searched the PubMed, PsycINFO, and Embase databases from inception through February 2021 for studies describing the cognitive performance of patients with bipolar disorder with and without comorbid substance abuse disorder.
This cross-sectional study used data from the 2015-2019 waves of the National Survey on Drug Use and Health, which captures past-year alcohol use behavior and employment status from a nationally representative sample of noninstitutionalized adults in the US.
To better explore the effects of medical marijuana, investigators conducted a pragmatic, single-site, single-blind randomized controlled trial in the Greater Boston area between 2017 and 2020.
Survivors of critical illness are at greater risk for psychiatric disorders. Current clinical guidelines advocate for family visitation in the ICU, which can provide emotional support and assistance in decision making. However, the precise impact of family visitation on post-ICU psychiatric risk remains unclear.
Researchers sought to estimate the 10- and 30-year risk for cardiovascular disease in patients who had serious mental illness compared with patients without mental illness.
Compared with healthy individuals, patients with bipolar disorder display reduced connectivity in regions of the brain associated with cognitive processing. Researchers examined whether acute medication treatment may resolve functional connectivity abnormalities in youth with bipolar disorder.
In a crossover randomized clinical trial, women with generalized anxiety disorder and age-matched control participants underwent fMRI during randomized intravenous bolus infusions of isoproterenol and saline in an effort to ascertain if abnormal physiological, perceptual, or neural responses during peripheral β-adrenergic stimulation indicate interoceptive dysfunction.
This study analyzed responses from 2 waves of the COVID-19 States Project survey, an ongoing internet survey that measures participants’ opinions on myriad aspects of public policy.
This study used country-specific estimates of dementia prevalence calculated as part of the 2019 Global Burden of Diseases, Injuries, and Risk Factors Study (GBD). Country-specific numbers were leveraged to compute global and region-specific prevalence.
To assess the correlation between subjective and objective measures of sleep quality, investigators conducted a cross-sectional cohort study of adult outpatients with bipolar disorder in either the euthymic or residual symptomatic phases.
The intersecting associations between anxiety, depression, Aβ deposition, and MCI are relatively unexplored. To inform this gap, investigators conducted a population-based study of community-dwelling adults aged ≥50 years.
A study assessed the risk for self-harm, overdose, and all-cause mortality in adolescents and young adults during the COVID-19 pandemic.
With no large scale studies examining mental health among transgender and nonbinary youth who receive gender affirming hormone therapy (GAHT), researchers investigated connections with access to GAHT and thoughts of suicide, attempted suicide, and depression among transgender and nonbinary youth.
The objective of this study was to compare the clinical, as well as the cost-effectiveness of stepped care and stratified care.
Investigators searched the PsycINFO/Eric/PsycArticles, PubMed, and Web of Science databases from inception through April 2021 for randomized controlled trials examining means of reducing dating violence among adolescents.
When cognitive changes as people age are not identified in a timely manner, this delays diagnosis as well as treatment. In a study, researchers compared the scores for 665 patients of a self-administered cognitive test vs a non-self-administered cognitive test to detect dementia.
With research lacking on the contribution of different types of substance use disorders (SUDS) on mortality for those with eating disorders, researchers assessed the association of SUDS with mortality in anorexia nervosa, bulimia nervosa, and unspecified eating disorder compared with matched control subjects.
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