According to the results of a retrospective observational study, the majority of pharmacotherapies used for the treatment of bipolar disorder (BD) are associated with some risk of kidney disorder (KD).
Paternal mental disorder is more predictive of negative outcomes as children with disruptive behavior enter adolescence.
The prevalence of autism spectrum disorder (ASD) among children aged 4 years increased from 2010 to 2014.
A series of 3 articles published in the Lancet is dedicated to highlighting the nature of current postsurgical pain management practices, including the use of peri- and postoperative opioids, that are thought to play a part in driving the opioid crisis.
While not conclusive, evidence suggests a positive association between anxiety during childhood and adolescence and subsequent alcohol use disorder.
As rates of physician burnout continue to climb, a diverse group of researchers weigh in on enhancing resilience and particularly emphasize enlightening educators about how resilience develops during residency.
Opioid-related deaths, particularly those associated with synthetic opioids, increased in the eastern United States between 1999 and 2016, leading to lower life expectancies.
Adolescent and adult women, including those who are pregnant and postpartum, should be assessed for anxiety as a routine preventive health service.
The severity of both current and past depression and the variability of these symptoms are linked to the risk of suicide attempt in high-risk young adults.
When combined with other serotonergic agents, selective serotonin reuptake inhibitors can lead to a potentially fatal condition called serotonin syndrome, the incidence of which is likely underestimated.
Among US veterans with HIV infection, depressive symptoms are associated with a significantly increased risk for mortality, but depression is not.
Greater practice restrictions are associated with a lower percentage of nurse practitioners with waivers to prescribe buprenorphine, but no association is seen for physician assistants.
In patients with bipolar disorder and no predominant polarity, the onset of illness occurred earlier and the duration of the illness was longer, with more hypomanic/manic and depressive episodes.
The Food and Drug Administration (FDA) issued a warning to Inova Genomics Laboratory for the illegal marketing of pharmacogenetic tests for predicting medication response to antidepressants, opioids, cancer therapy, anesthesia, and diabetes treatments. The warning letter describes how Inova’s MediMap tests are being falsely marketed to predict drug response to aid in making treatment decisions…
Youth with OCD and hoarding symptoms do not have worse severity, impairment, or treatment outcome; however, they may have greater rates of diagnostic comorbidity.
A team of investigators from both Brigham and Women’s Hospital and the Massachusetts Institute of Technology analyzed data on thousands of inactive ingredients in approved medications to further characterize them and enhance our knowledge of their safety.
The Food and Drug Administration (FDA) is notifying the public that cases of seizures have been reported following the use of e-cigarettes.
Researchers sought to identify variables that were associated with suicidal ideation or behavior in patients with Huntington disease.
The presence of civil or criminal penalties for OUD diagnosis during pregnancy was associated with the prevalence of OUD diagnosis.
There has been an increase in the rates of violence against older adults, especially older men.
According to the results of a recently published study, FDANxSpray, the FDA-approved Narcan device for nasal administration, was found to yield higher plasma concentrations of naloxone compared to other devices used to treat opioid overdoses.
Maternal infection during pregnancy may be partially responsible for autism and depression in exposed offspring.
About one in eight Americans borrowed a total of $88 billion in the past year to pay for health care.
Kyowa Hakko Kirin announced that the FDA has accepted the resubmitted NDA for istradefylline for use as adjunctive treatment to levodopa/carbidopa in adults with Parkinson disease experiencing OFF episodes.
Youth exposed to high levels of air pollution were more likely to report experiencing at least one psychotic episode between the ages of 12 and 18 years.
Usability challenges continue to affect health information technology (HIT), according to a viewpoint article by Raj M. Ratwani, PhD, of the MedStar Health National Center for Human Factors in Healthcare, Georgetown University School of Medicine, in Washington, DC, and colleagues, published in JAMA. Most US hospitals and ambulatory clinicians have adopted electronic health records (EHR),…
From 2012 to 2017, the proportion of US adults who perceived electronic-cigarettes to be as harmful as or more harmful than cigarettes increased.
Elastic net regularization effectively identities variables that can inform future research on predictors of response to lithium and quetiapine in bipolar disorder.
Patients in a primary care setting with inflammatory disorders had elevated rates of depression and anxiety.
MAOIs appear to be effective for patients with early stage treatment-resistant depression compared to tricyclic antidepressants, but efficacy seems to diminish as prior antidepressant exposure increases.
The authors examine the many potential consequences of new legislation by the US government that legally defines gender as a “biological, immutable condition determined by a person’s genitalia at birth.”
Study findings highlight the need for broader assessment and understanding of psychological symptoms in the perinatal period.
Ten of 18 reviewed treatment strategies linked to higher response versus sham therapy
Hearing loss is independently associated with substance use disorders among those aged 49 years and younger.
Individuals with major depressive disorder who experienced childhood trauma were more likely to test positive for cytomegalovirus.
The current evidence for the efficacy and safety of replacing opioids with medical cannabis for treating opioid addiction does not meet standards for recommendation.
Lack of transparency in disclosure of hospital religious affiliations and subsequent healthcare restrictions greatly inconveniences patients.
Psychiatrists can help adolescent and young adult patients with bipolar disorder address risky sexual behavior and can provide regular medication intervention to reduce the risk for STIs.
Investigators found no substantial increased risk for greater fine motor deficits or ADHD traits in offspring exposed to benzodiazepines or hypnotics at different gestational time points or for a longer duration.
Identifying factors associated with burnout is critical in designing and implementing initiatives to reduce burnout.
Use of the Diagnostic and Statistical Manual 5 (DSM-5) criteria for autism spectrum disorder (ASD) seems to have reduced the number of ASD diagnoses.
Other significant predictors of suicidal behaviors in adolescents who misuse opioids include sexual identity, history of sexual assault or bullying, and co-occurring substance use.
An estimated 25% of children and adolescents report having pain that persists for more than 3 months, with severe and disabling pain affecting 8% of this population.
A recent study offers the first evaluation of prevalence rates and psychometric properties of prolonged grief disorder and persistent complex bereavement in children.
Multinutrient supplementation and food-related behavioral activation therapy did not reduce episodes of major depressive disorder in overweight or obese adults with subclinical depressive symptoms.
A monthly subcutaneous injection of RBP-600 was found to be well-tolerated and effective for promoting abstinence in patients with moderate to severe opioid use disorder.
Seventeen patient advocacy groups have jointly released a statement on behalf of patients with preexisting conditions who utilize services provided by the ACA.
Researchers analyzed pregnant women in the BASIC cohort to determine whether certain lifestyle and background characteristics are linked to an increased risk of developing depression at a specific stage of the perinatal period.
An artificial intelligence-driven wearable behavioral intervention, Superpower Glass, can improve social outcomes for children with autism spectrum disorder.
A focus on practicing self-compassion may protect against symptoms of depression, emotional regulation, and anxiety in patients with bipolar disorder.