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Pharmacogenetics in Psychiatry: Promising Developments and Potential Pitfalls

Pharmacogenetics in Psychiatry: Promising Developments and Potential Pitfalls

Experts provide practical tips to aid in the often-challenging process of incorporating pharmacogenetic testing into clinical practice.

Addressing Psychiatric Comorbidities in Inflammatory Rheumatic Diseases

Addressing Psychiatric Comorbidities in Inflammatory Rheumatic Diseases

Rheuatology Advisor speaks with a psychologist about addressing mental health in patients with inflammatory arthritis.

Comorbid Mood Disorders and Neuropathic Pain: Exploring the Connections

Comorbid Mood Disorders and Neuropathic Pain: Exploring the Connections

Neuropathic pain has been linked with negative outcomes including psychological distress.

Examining Anxious Depression: Differences in Course and Outcomes

Examining Anxious Depression: Differences in Course and Outcomes

Variability in definitions of "anxious depression" in research impedes the ability to make clear comparisons.

Examining Rates of Conversion From Unipolar Depression to Bipolar Disorder

Examining Rates of Conversion From Unipolar Depression to Bipolar Disorder

Making mental health predictions based on clinical presentation has major limitations.

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Older Age Associated With Worse Major Depressive Disorder Outcomes

Older Age Associated With Worse Major Depressive Disorder Outcomes

The age association remained significant after additional adjustments for clinical and social factors such as loneliness and pain. As such, age-specific factors cannot alone explain the poorer MDD course associated with older age.

Women With Epilepsy More Likely to Have Major Depressive Disorder

Women With Epilepsy More Likely to Have Major Depressive Disorder

Investigators sought to determine the frequency of major depressive disorder in patients in epilepsy clinics.

Medications With Adverse Effect of Depression Are Commonly Used

Medications With Adverse Effect of Depression Are Commonly Used

An estimated 37.2% of people in the United States use medications that have an adverse effect of depression.

Negative Social Media Ups Risk of Depression in Young Adults

Negative Social Media Ups Risk of Depression in Young Adults

Negative experiences on social media are more impactful than positive interactions as it relates to depressive symptoms in young adults.

Loneliness, Low Social Support Associated With Poorer Mental Health Outcomes

Loneliness, Low Social Support Associated With Poorer Mental Health Outcomes

Preliminary generalizations point toward the potential therapeutic efficacy of targeting loneliness and social support for patients.

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