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Mental Health Problems in Adolescents With HIV: Overview & Expert Interview

Mental Health Problems in Adolescents With HIV: Overview & Expert Interview

Adolescents infected with HIV have a greater risk for psychiatric hospitalizations compared with those not infected with HIV.

Correctional Psychiatry: Challenges and Rewards

Correctional Psychiatry: Challenges and Rewards

Approximately 15% of incarcerated people have serious mental illness, although that number can vary depending on the type of illness.

Mind-Body Therapy and Psychiatry: Ancient Tools for Modern Practice

Mind-Body Therapy and Psychiatry: Ancient Tools for Modern Practice

Meditation techniques have an ever-growing evidence base to support their use and have become increasingly accepted in Western medicine as helpful adjuncts to other therapies.

FDA Approval of Medication With a Digital Monitoring System: Major Breakthrough or "Brave New World"?

FDA Approval of Medication With a Digital Monitoring System: Major Breakthrough or "Brave New World"?

Abilify MyCite adds a digital sensor to the medication aripiprazole. The sensor, an ingestible event marker, is activated by contact with stomach acids and transmits a signal to a skin patch the patient wears, which then transmits to an app.

Managing Comorbid Migraine and Mood Disorders: A Synergistic Approach

Managing Comorbid Migraine and Mood Disorders: A Synergistic Approach

People with migraines and comorbid mood disorders often need treatments that address both conditions, as well as management of sleep, stress, and lifestyle issues.

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High Risk for Anxiety, Depression, and Stress Observed Among Single Mothers

High Risk for Anxiety, Depression, and Stress Observed Among Single Mothers

This research promotes the use of more rigorous screening efforts for mental illness among single mothers.

Retirement Associated With Increased Risk for Depressive Symptoms

Retirement Associated With Increased Risk for Depressive Symptoms

Employment status displayed a lagged effect on depression, with retirement preceding higher levels of depression 2 years after initial retirement status report.

Poor Functional Outcomes Tied to Depressive Symptoms in Multiple Sclerosis

Poor Functional Outcomes Tied to Depressive Symptoms in Multiple Sclerosis

Higher depressive symptoms in patients with multiple sclerosis was associated with lower employment and processing speed.

Light Therapy Offers Nonpharmacologic Treatment for Perimenopausal Depression

Light Therapy Offers Nonpharmacologic Treatment for Perimenopausal Depression

Light treatments successfully corrected abnormal timing of melatonin circadian rhythms in perimenopausal women with depression and improved mood and sleep within 2 weeks.

Cognitive Reserve Protects Against Depression in Multiple Sclerosis

Cognitive Reserve Protects Against Depression in Multiple Sclerosis

Greater cognitive reserve may protect against depression in patients with multiple sclerosis.

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