Neurologic conditions associated with HIV remain major contributors to morbidity and mortality, and are increasingly recognized in the aging population of individuals living with HIV.
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Increasing evidence suggests that modulation of the gut microbiota could provide a novel intervention for depression and anxiety.
Burnout is thought to be the direct result of occupational demands that consistently outweigh the physical, mental, and psychological abilities of individuals suffering from it.
Patients with vitiligo, melasma, and acquired dermal macular hyperpigmentation display a greater likelihood for anxiety, depression, and sleep disorders.
Estimates indicate that ~1.4 million people self-identify as transgender in the United States, which is double the initial estimate is made by the Williams Institute in 2011.
Mood symptoms in patients with bipolar disease may be a marker of cognitive symptom severity or cognitive deficits.
Sarah Hollingsworth Lisanby, MD, director, Translational Research Division at the National Institute of Mental Health, discusses the use of repetitive transcranial magnetic stimulation for maintenance therapy in depression.
Evidence suggests that several underlying mechanisms of bipolar disorder may be improved with dietary interventions, and good nutrition is associated with improved outcomes in this population.
Successful management of both the manic and depressive states in bipolar disorder has been difficult to achieve, despite a broad range of pharmacologic treatments available.
Although PTSD is a significant component of the ongoing trauma from torture, it is far from representative of the whole spectrum of physical, mental, and psychological distress that survivors experience.
Suicide in prisons is multifactorial, with contributing factors that include medical and mental health issues as well as those involving family, lack of purposeful activity, and conditions of the specific prison environment, as well as the stress of adjusting to incarceration.
There are new regulations and ethics that need to be followed when conducting human research.
40% of people with dementia are still driving.
The concept that lying is more cognitively draining than telling the truth has found considerable support in clinical studies.
There is a strong link between CTE and American football.
A new analytic model can now predict cognitive decline within 10 years of onset PD.
Schizophrenia treatment with long-acting injectable antipsychotic agents resulted in lower rehospitalization rates.
Suicidal ideation in patients is often missed by psychiatrists who use questions biased toward confirming patients are not suicidal.
Smartphone addiction appears to be linked to sleep disorders, anxiety and stress disorders, and greater consumption of alcohol and tobacco.
Healthcare systems are expanding in the numbers of people covered and in the care across lifespan.
Australian investigators found significant differences in early results from different treatments for bipolar disorder.
Diabetes mellitus (DM) appears to be more prevalent in the psychiatric setting than in the general population.
Dual task gait training is predictive of clinical progression of mild cognitive impairment leading to dementia.
Ketamine can provide acute benefits for treatment-resistant depression, bipolar depression, and major depressive disorder with suicidal ideation.
Impulse control disorders are thought to be related to impaired function of decisional impulsivity associated with rapid, disinhibited decision-making, rather than motor impulsivity.
Adult ADHD can be accurately identified by a brief new screening tool designed using a machine-learning algorithm.
Risks of ASD are strongly associated with antidepressant use before conception and may be linked to psychiatric disorders in the mother.
The FY2017 appropriations bill raised serious concerns about significant reductions in funding for many proposed programs by the NIH and the CDC.
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