Clinical trials have not yet put a focus on early intervention for psychosocial impairment nor have clinical trials examined the contribution of components of borderline personality disorder treatment except for individual psychotherapy. Researchers in this study looked at which combination of treatment components is adequate for an early intervention for young people with borderline personality disorder.
When cognitive changes as people age are not identified in a timely manner, this delays diagnosis as well as treatment. In a study, researchers compared the scores for 665 patients of a self-administered cognitive test vs a non-self-administered cognitive test to detect dementia.
There are long-term adverse and positive outcomes for survivors of childhood acute lymphoblastic leukemia (ALL): life challenges more negatively impacted in younger, female, relapsed patients; socializing more positively impacted in older patients.
Researchers have found significant associations between posttraumatic stress disorder and the risk of all-cause dementia. We spoke to 4 different experts on the subject.
Researchers examined the factors associated with access to medications for opioid use disorder in adolescents and young adults.
Most emergency department interventions aimed at cutting opioid prescribing cut the prescription rate but not the prescribed opioid quantity.
Medical information is especially valuable to data thieves for a number of reasons.
In order to evaluate the relationship of sleep disturbance to the antidepressant effects of esketamine, 2 double-blind, 4-week studies randomized adults with treatment-resistant depression (TRD) to placebo or esketamine nasal spray.
The FDA has identified 305 cases of dental problems with buprenorphine-containing medicines dissolved in the mouth.
Achieving sustained lifestyle changes by implementing a health promotion program in preschools requires multidisciplinary teams, multidimensional educational programs, and multilevel interventions.
In this study, researchers investigated how smoking cessation medicines compare with respect to their, clinical effectiveness, safety, and cost effectiveness.
Patients who underwent the surgery had a lower incidence of cognitive decline, especially during the first 5 postoperative years.
Researchers sought to investigate the predictors of incident MCI and subsequent course of MCI over follow-up and assessed the rates of sustained MCI diagnoses, cognitive normal individuals, and dementia progression.
Living with and managing bipolar I disorder (BD-I) remains a profoundly challenging experience. Four of 5 respondents reported feeling that no one understands what they are going through, and 3 of 4 said BD-I makes them feel isolated and alone.
A program to offer high-quality face masks to Americans is being weighed by the Biden administration as a way to help slow the spread of the highly transmissible omicron variant.
President Joe Biden announced that a “surge” of U.S. military medical personnel will soon be deployed to hospitals struggling with staff shortages amid soaring COVID-19 cases.
There are significant and persistent differences in quality of care between rural and urban home health agencies.
This study was done by the Autism and Developmental Disabilities Monitoring Network. In this observational program, prevalence of autism spectrum disorder is estimated and the timing of ASD identification among children aged 4 and 8 years is monitored.
The aim of this study was to understand the relation between changes in behavior and mental health during the early phase of the first wave of the COVID-19 pandemic in the United States during April and May, 2020.
There is an urgent need for blood donations as the U.S. blood supply drops to one of its lowest levels in more than a decade.
Americans should avoid travel to Canada due to “very high” levels of COVID-19 cases in that country.
While depression is a common psychiatric disorder, the underlying biological basis isn’t quite understood. Researchers sought to pair depression polygenic scores with the results of clinical laboratory tests in an attempt to reveal the biological processes involved in depression etiology and in the physiological changes resulting from depression.
While resting heart rate can predict future risk for cardiovascular disease, longitudinal studies investigating the relationship of RHR with cognitive decline are scant.
Quviviq is a dual orexin receptor antagonist.
The prevalence of depression is increased among pediatric and adult patients with hidradenitis suppurativa (HS).
With research lacking on the contribution of different types of substance use disorders (SUDS) on mortality for those with eating disorders, researchers assessed the association of SUDS with mortality in anorexia nervosa, bulimia nervosa, and unspecified eating disorder compared with matched control subjects.
The utility of the Two Questions Test as a screening tool in patients with psoriasis is examined.
Adolescent and young adult (AYA) cancer survivors are more likely to have psychological distress, and, as a result, have additional annual medical expenses compared with those without psychological distress.
Medicare has been told to reassess a significant premium increase it had announced that largely stemmed from the expensive new Alzheimer disease drug Aduhelm.
A multicomponent strategy provider intervention can increase initiation of buprenorphine treatment for opioid use disorder in the emergency department.
Teens and young adults with cancer are experiencing high psychological distress during the COVID-19 pandemic.
Investigators analyzed data from the Happiness and Health Study of 2,263 students at 10 public high schools in Los Angeles, California.
In this study, patients were stratified by condition and suicide history and randomized to receive 600 mg/d extended-release lithium carbonate or placebo in addition to usual care.
When patients are able to articulate their beliefs, it can help them move from making what may have been an unconscious choice into a conscious one.
Researchers sought to investigate the association between lower retinal nerve fiber layer thickness, a marker of neurodegeneration, with clinically relevant depressive symptoms and depressive symptoms over time.
Parents report that their children’s behavioral health at home is worse during remote learning than with in-person learning.
Maternal sleep-disordered breathing (SDB) is associated with insulin resistance in early pregnancy.
For patients with newly diagnosed breast cancer, tailored strategies for implementation of routine depression screening result in a greater proportion of referrals to behavioral care.
With microdosing gaining popularity for its positive effects on wellness and cognition, researchers studied microdosing practices, motivations, and mental health among microdosers and non-microdosers.
In between manic and depressive episodes, symptoms including disturbed sleep and impulsivity remain. Both these symptoms can predict the onset of bipolar disorder. The researchers investigated these core bipolar disorder features as potential risk factors for bipolar disorder.
People aged ˃65 years with type 2 diabetes (T2D) were more vulnerable to increased complications at the height of the COVID-19 pandemic. Researchers sought to explore psychological changes in this group as well.
Public stigma toward depression seems to have decreased.
Higher levels of screen use are associated with poor mental health for children and youth during the COVID-19 pandemic.
The overwhelming demands on health care resources in treating patients with COVID-19 and the heterogeneity in illness presentation highlights the need for strategies to predict which individuals are at risk for greater symptom severity.
For the most part, palliative care has focused on the care of those with cancer. Consequently, for individuals with dementia there hasn’t been a universal approach to palliative care. However, with the increasing interest in bringing palliative care services to all people with life‐limiting illnesses, researchers sought to access the effect of palliative care on those with advanced dementia.
Researchers explored the associations between vitamin D and 2 subtypes of major depressive disorder for evidence of a causal link that could have clinical benefits for treatment-resistant depression and atypical depression.
Researchers sought to examine the relationship between depressive symptoms and pain in U.S. veterans 50 years of age or older.
Children with type 1 diabetes require complex care, which can be stressful for them and their parents. Endocrinology Advisor spoke with pediatric psychologist Cynthia E. Munoz, PhD, MPH, about the challenges these parents face.
The COVID-19 pandemic has led to a dramatic increase in depression/anxiety problems and social risks among urban, racial- and ethnic-minority school-age children versus before the pandemic.
A multistage screening protocol for autism spectrum disorder (ASD) implemented in early intervention (EI) settings can increase detection of autism.
Lifeguards — community members who care about people experiencing homelessness — are a critical piece of street medicine practice as well as the social fabric of communities.