An analysis of once-daily valbenazine trials revealed improvements in tardive dyskinesia in patients with mood disorders.
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Researchers sought to determine whether neuroticism significantly contributes to higher anxiety and anhedonia and further studied whether cognitive control leads to lower anxiety.
Altered glucose uptake in certain key regions in the brain may serve as a potential biomarker for key features in bipolar disorder.
Investigators observed whole-brain gray matter volumetric changes after treating patients with treatment-resistant depression with bi-temporal stimulation or right unilateral electroconvulsive therapy.
Investigators sought to compare differences in clinical characteristics between patients with mania and those with bipolar disorder I.
Investigators examined the effects of a person-centered music listening intervention on mood, agitation, and social engagement in people living with dementia.
Examination of raw data does not show a multi-modal distribution of immune parameter data in patients.
A study compared participants with clear diagnoses of either generalized anxiety disorder or obsessive-compulsive disorder with each other, as well as with controls, in order to identify cognitive differences between both groups.
Investigators used neuroimaging to examine relationships between late-life depression, cerebral blood flow, and white matter hyperintensities.
Cognitive behavioral therapy that focuses on anxiety may help adolescent patients with other issues such as social skills and depression.
Heroin addicts were more compliant with taking monthly injections of naltrexone rather than consuming it in a pill version.
A new study suggests genetic differences in people with heavy alcohol use and alcohol use disorder.
Awareness of self and others may provide insight into one’s own psychiatric challenges.
The role of noninvasive brain stimulation of the prefrontal cortex on amygdala threat reactivity in individuals with trait anxiety was examined.
There is minimal overlap in neurologic variations among individuals with severe psychiatric conditions such as schizophrenia spectrum disorders and bipolar disorder.
The researchers noted that counties should consider increasing funding for mobile crisis teams staffed by professionals who can direct patients to medical emergency departments or psychiatric emergency service units depending on their evaluation.
Patients with PTSD should consider concurrent treatment with evidence-based psychotherapy to maximize their chances for meaningful improvement.
Younger individuals may be more at risk for death by suicide, and in older patients, elevated levels of metabolic syndrome may lead to higher rates of death from heart disease.
Regardless of sex, current smokers with AUDIT scores ≥20 were at the highest risk for suicide in analyses, although men more frequently exhibited suicidal behaviors.
For manic episodes, admissions for men peaked in June, and in September for women.
The authors identified 4 anatomical patterns in participants with attention-deficit/hyperactivity disorder associated with head size, delayed development, symptoms of attention-deficit/hyperactivity disorder, and cognitive performance.
Lithium appears to be a suitable treatment for pediatric bipolar disorder; however, dedicated research has been scarce.
The authors of this study were interested in whether the criteria used to diagnose adults with bipolar disorder would be adequate for adolescents.
Although the disproportionate suicide rate among transgender youth may be daunting, family acceptance and support are associated with reduced disparities in depression between transgender and cisgender children.
Mood stabilizers are useful for long-term management of bipolar disorder, but weight change can create an emotional burden for some patients, as well as heighten the risk for metabolic dysregulation.
Understanding the course of autism symptoms over a period of years could help clinicians diagnose cases after early childhood.
Patients with bipolar disorder face a risk for suicide that is up to 20 times greater than that of the general population. However, the specific factors that contribute to this risk are not necessarily comparable across all populations.
Further assessment of this relationship and its underlying mechanisms may help clinicians anticipate the likelihood of patients’ adherence to risk-reducing habits.
The study was designed to examine the adverse effect profile of a long-acting injectable version of the established oral treatment aripiprazole, in particular extrapyramidal symptoms such as akathisia and weight gain.
A combination of factors may have been responsible for the association between parental depression and increased healthcare visits in their children, including shared genetic risks.
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