This study examines adolescents’ recreational screen time and participation in extracurricular activities during after-school hours in association to indicators of positive and negative mental health and wellbeing.
Shorter periods of euthymia are associated with poorer functioning, thus it is crucial to identify predictors of relapse to facilitate treatment.
Clinicians should consider a holistic approach that focuses on how acne effects quality of life (QoL), relationships, and self-image.
Researchers conducted an anonymous survey of patients at a geriatrics clinic in California to discover trends in cannabis use among older adults.
This study looks at the associations between neighborhood poverty, child cognitive performance, and brain structure after accounting for household level poverty?
Healthcare providers should take steps now to ensure that the telehealth modalities they use are HIPAA compliant.
Real-world collaborative care programs for depression show large variation in clinical outcomes.
Investigators looked into the risks of receiving disability services after a first diagnosis of mood or common mental disorder.
Investigators assessed the risk of autism spectrum disorder in relation to levels of neonatal acute phase proteins, which are key components of innate immune function, measured in neonatal dried blood spots.
An interdisciplinary panel formulated recommendations on opioid tapering strategies in primary care, with particular emphasis placed on addressing biopsychosocial perspectives.
From mid-March to October 2020, there was an increase in the proportion of mental health-related emergency department visits among children and adolescents.
Given the rising numbers of opioid use among women, researchers sought to provide a review of opioid use disorder in women and the implications for treatment.
Given the interactions of sleep with learning and memory, researchers hypothesized that increasing sleep duration following trauma exposure would restore overall function and improve trauma-induced fear-associated memory dysfunction.
This study aimed to examine the association between cortical Aβ deposition and depressive and anxiety symptoms, and between Aβ deposition in the amygdala, striatum, and thalamus and depressive and anxiety symptoms.
It is unclear whether the addition of nicotine electronic cigarettes to counseling leads to higher rates of smoking cessation than counseling alone among adults motivated to quit.
This study examines whether the genetic variation near the apolipoprotein E gene (APOE) is associated with risk of Alzheimer disease independently of the ε2/ε3/ε4 genotype.
This study provides evidence that the disruption of protein synthesis in discrete inhibitory neuron subpopulations in the centrolateral amygdala impairs associative memories related to threat and safety, which may contribute to maladaptive behavior in memory disorders such as PTSD.
Can pain intensity scores predict psychosocial outcomes longitudinally? This study examines that question.
Given the increase in recent years of e-cigarette use, researchers looked at whether this use is associated with sleep deprivation in a sample of young adults.
With the use of amphetamine-type stimulants (ATS) increasing, this study looked at ATS overdose-involved emergency department visit trends and visit characteristics associated with ATS overdose.
Researchers examined the prevalence of depression symptoms compared to clinically diagnosed depression, as well as the association of depression with mortality in patients with rheumatoid arthritis.
Investigators seek to identify the prevalence of sleep disorders and estimate the cross-sectional association between sleep disorders and burnout symptoms among faculty and staff in a large teaching hospital system.
Researchers looked to further connect the dots between cognitive behavioral therapy for insomnia and repetitive negative thinking.
Following overnight sleep or total sleep deprivation, study participants attempted to suppress intrusions of emotionally negative and neutral scenes when confronted with reminders.
Since the association between physiological sleep characteristics and brain structure is not well understood, researchers aimed to investigate gray matter volume and cognitive performance related to physiological sleep characteristics.
Investigating the effects of the COVID -19 pandemic on sleep quality across different levels of pre-pandemic sleep complaints and as a function of affect and worry.
Researchers found in an observational cohort study that pre-existing Alzheimer disease and dementia are top risk factors for severe COVID-19 based on their association with positive tests for the coronavirus in England’s hospitals in spring 2020.
A recent study showed that COVID-19 quarantining has led to people going to bed later, getting up earlier, and getting lower quality sleep, the impact of the COVID-19 pandemic on patients with narcolepsy has not yet been determined.
Exposure to air pollution is associated with an increased risk for neurological disorders in older adults.
Right now, the wellbeing among high-risk groups during the COVID-19 pandemic is an immediate research priority.
Research indicates that the 5-HT2A receptor antagonist M100907 attenuates several psychostimulant-induced behaviors. However, these findings have not been extended to methamphetamine. This study investigated the effects of M100907 on acquisition of methamphetamine-CPP and methamphetamine-induced anxiety-like behavior.
In patients with dementia, pain is a correlate or prodromal symptom rather than a direct cause of dementia.
Reporting on three cases of successful transition from low dose sublingual buprenorphine to a single injection of 100 mg extended release buprenorphine.
An estimated 30% of patients who are prescribed antidepressant medications do not have an adequate response. In order to address these high rates of nonresponse to standard depression therapies, researchers continue to explore a wide range of other promising agents, including anti-inflammatory therapies and psilocybin.
To evaluate the period prevalence, demographics, symptoms, management, and survival outcomes of COVID-19 in psychiatric inpatients, data from 344 patients in 5 London mental health NHS Trusts who were ≥65 years of age or had dementia were analyzed.
Researchers conducted a meta-analysis of 181 publications that contrasted the neural activity of subjects with anxiety with subjects in control groups or healthy subjects in a safe condition with healthy subjects in an unpredictable-threat condition.
While previous studies suggest that structural variants (SVs) play an important role in the development and progression of ADHD, these studies focused mostly on those of European ancestry and coding regions. This particular study seeks to address the role of SVs in non-European populations and outside of coding regions.
Researchers sought to determine the acceptability and preliminary effectiveness of Mind-Body Skills Groups (MBSGs) as a treatment for depressed adolescents in primary care.
Using phenotypic and genomic data from over 100,000 UK Biobank participants, study authors sought to systematically screen and validate a wide range of potential modifiable factors for depression.
This randomized clinical trial compared 2 behavioral economics–based financial incentives for daily antidepressant adherence.
In this post hoc analysis, the effect of pimavanserin on anxious depression was determined from CLARITY, a randomized, double-blind, placebo-controlled study in patients with major depression and an inadequate response to previous therapy.
A single parenteral administration of high-dose vitamin D at the start of antidepressant therapy was associated with significant improvements in depression over 12 weeks in patients with major depression and vitamin D deficiency.
Hypertension is associated with an increased risk of depression. Yet, combined rate of a depression diagnosis or use of an antidepressant was lower in patients prescribed angiotensin agents, calcium antagonists, and β-blockers, but not in patients prescribed diuretics.
Little is known about the long-term outcomes of ketamine infusions for depression. Investigators conducted a retrospective chart review to investigate maintenance intravenous ketamine treatment at Massachusetts General Hospital.
For US adults with problem substance use who use nonmedical opioids, the odds of opioid use are increased on days when cannabis is used.
While tensions may have been high on both sides of the aisle during the last presidential election, the proportion of Americans who say they are stressed about the presidential election has increased dramatically since 2016.
The role that parents play in the treatment of their children’s symptoms of autism spectrum disorder is an important one. Consequently, developing effective, efficient, socially acceptable, and accessible procedures for training parents to implement applied-behavior-analysis interventions is critically important.
Adults with psychosocial and health-related risk factors have an increased risk for experiencing moderate or severe depressive symptoms during the COVID-19 pandemic.
Adolescent sleep deficiency as an increased future risk for prescription opioid misuse was examined in a large nationally, representative database designed to track health behaviors and outcomes from adolescence to early adulthood.
Investigating whether serial ketamine treatments change functional connectivity between limbic structures and resting-state networks.