The Binge Eating Disorder Screener-7 (BEDS-7) is a concise, patient-reported screening tool.
Hypermethylation in gene PPM1G is associated with behaviors that increase risk in adolescents for future alcohol-related problems.
Students who have sleep problems and have high stress have an elevated suicide risk.
Stigma and confidentiality are key concerns among psychiatrists in disclosing own mental illness.
Communication, location, and coordination are just three ways that psychiatrists can help improve collaboration with primary care.
Patients show greater depression improvement when CBT-focused Internet program added to treatment.
Patients who received TMS in addition to hospital stay, auxiliary therapy, and medication showed significant improvement in symptoms.
While many survivors still experience depression and anxiety, they also value life more and feel stronger.
APA past-president Carol A. Bernstein discusses how both male and female psychiatrists can help progress gender equality in psychiatry.
Ketamine and other drugs targeting the brain’s NMDA receptors may benefit treatment-resistant depression.
Ongoing research indicates that biomarkers can predict the efficacy of an antipsychotic or potential side effects in a patient.
Some soldiers who would have met diagnosis under DSM-IV criteria are now diagnosed with adjustment disorder, which may impact their care.
New psychosocial and pharmacological treatments hold promise in better treating the disorders.
Using CBT to treat resistant depression requires more active care, but may be more beneficial for patients than usual care alone.
With growing calls for the use of cannabis in treating psychiatric conditions, psychiatrists need to be aware of the scientific evidence.
An evaluation of the CATIE trial finds high lipid levels may boost cognition in schizophrenia patients.
With gun violence on the rise and many mentally ill in the criminal justice system, psychiatrists should help to improve the situation.
Mean one-year health care costs for a binge eating patient was $33,716, compared with $19,548 for patients without an eating disorder.
fMRI scans showed that those who were successful in quitting had greater connectivity between brain regions tied to cravings and motor control.
People under 65 who had depressive symptoms are at higher risk of stroke than those over 65 with depression.
Seniors with dementia given oral tetrahydrocannabinol (THC) were no better off than a placebo group in improving agitation and wandering.
However, the blood pressure medication candesartan and an experimental drug both reduced the immune response.
Identifying the brain differences could have implications for how the disorder is diagnosed and treated in boys and girls.
Adding olive oil or nuts to a Mediterranean diet improved memory and cognition better than those on a low-fat diet.
Mice born and raised in summer-like study cycle of more sunlight had lower levels of depressive behavior than those born in spring or winter.
LGBT students in the 10th grade were three times as likely to have been bullied at least weekly in previous year than heterosexual peers.
Study involving more than 28,000 people in 40 countries finds those who scored highest on “healthy eating” index less likely to have memory decline.