Emerging evidence has begun to elucidate the prevalence and outcomes associated with social anxiety disorder in schizophrenia.
For part 2 of this article, Psychiatry Advisor interviewed Dr Brenda L Curtis, whose research focuses on “big data” generated from social networking sites, technology-based interventions for substance use disorders and related issues, and Internet research ethics.
Both depression and rheumatoid arthritis contribute substantially to global disability, and these diseases often co-occur.
The use of technology is also transforming the mental health landscape, with significant implications for clinicians who work with adolescents, in particular.
Despite record numbers of women working in medicine, instances of gender discrimination and sexual harassment continue to proliferate.
Obesity rates are nearly 40% among US adults, but traditional treatment methods are found to contribute to weight stigma, creating a population that’s unhealthier than ever.
Adolescents infected with HIV have a greater risk for psychiatric hospitalizations compared with those not infected with HIV.
Researchers examined evidence suggesting that probiotics may exert antidepressant effects via anti-inflammatory mechanisms.
The most robust predictive risk factor for BD is a confirmed history of the illness in a first-degree relative, which is associated with an 8-fold to 10-fold lifetime risk for BD and a 2-fold to 3-fold lifetime risk for depressive disorder vs the general population.