High level internal attribution bias and dysfunctional attitudes, when combined with a tendency to use drugs or alcohol as a coping mechanism, may affect patients’ willingness to use proactive coping efforts.
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Data from animal models and postmortem tissue analysis indicate that interneuron dysfunction is an essential feature of schizophrenia.
Nearly half of pregnant women suffer from poor quality sleep, particularly in the third trimester, and poor sleep is associated with an increased risk of preterm delivery and postnatal depression.
Insufficiency of T-regulatory cells, which maintain immune system equilibrium and inhibit proinflammatory cell responses, may be a factor in the pathogenesis of MDD.
The socioeconomic character of a neighborhood, as well as accessibility of mental health care services, influence the wellbeing of patients with psychiatric disorders.
Posttraumatic stress symptoms and depression were observed in nearly half and a quarter of the sample, respectively.
For patients with COVID-19 in the intensive care unit, data showed that 65% of patients experienced delirium, 69% agitation, and 21% altered consciousness.
In the cohort without baseline MDD, baseline nonmedical opioid use was significantly associated with an increased risk of incident depressive symptoms, but not MDD, over 3 years.
The investigators observed a statistically significant relapse rate among those discontinuing medication for ADHD, which remained significant in subgroup analyses of both age groups.
Gender dysphoria is common among gender minorities, and medical guidelines have recommended gender-affirming healthcare services such as hormone therapy, reconstructive surgery, and mental health services
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