Researchers explored provider screening practices in primary care, women’s health, and well-child clinics to determine if barriers exist in meeting postpartum depression screening guidelines.
Older adults with both hearing and visual impairments — dual sensory impairment — are at a significantly increased risk for dementia.
The COVID-19 pandemic is having an impact on the psychological health of patients with relapsing-remitting multiple sclerosis.
None of the products mentioned in the warning letters have been evaluated by the FDA for their intended uses.
Botox injections, which are commonly used to lessen wrinkles, migraines, muscle spasms, excessive sweating, and incontinence, may also help treat depression.
Depression and anxiety exhibited in COVID-19 patients may be a sign that the virus impacts the central nervous system, as these symptoms are closely associated with a loss of smell and taste rather than more severe manifestations of the virus.
Excessive drinking was responsible for an average of 255 deaths per day in the United States during 2011 to 2015.
Placebo administration may worsen first lab night sleep in patients with insomnia, potentially exhibiting a nocebo effect.
Individuals with severe periodontal disease or edentulism have an increased risk for incident dementia.
At AAIC 2020, 2 presentations separately discussed observing a reduced risk of AD in patients who received the influenza and pneumonia vaccines.
A team of investigators assessed the impact of anxiety and mood disorders on treatment with anti-tumor necrosis factor agents in individuals with inflammatory bowel disease.
Doctors should tell patients and caregivers about the overdose antidote naloxone when they prescribe opioid painkillers such as Percocet and OxyContin and medicines to treat opioid addiction.
In children with ASD, sameness behaviors and anxiety may be indicative of future behavioral trajectories.
Experiences of racism are associated with lower subjective cognitive function among African-American women.
The case of an older woman who underwent treatment with accelerated intermittent theta burst stimulation for major depressive disorder is reported.
Acute sleep deprivation may cause increased frequency of cortical spreading depolarization and reduce its electrical threshold.
Guideline offers simple practice changes that may increase effectiveness of tobacco-dependence pharmacotherapy
Few caregivers of adults with Alzheimer disease and related dementias receive professional counseling about firearm safety.
Both in-person and telemedicine-delivered cognitive behavioral therapy are effective treatments for chronic insomnia.
Polygenic risk scores predict the progression from unipolar depression to bipolar or psychiatric disorders.
The FDA has announced that it is requiring drug manufacturers for all opioid pain relievers and medicines to treat opioid use disorder to include new recommendations about naloxone to the prescribing information.
The COVID-19 pandemic has created substantial workplace and home anxiety among academic emergency medicine physicians.
By providing bundled HIV and HCV testing, substance use disorder treatment programs may create increased awareness of infection status among people with substance abuse disorders.
Researchers conducted a randomized clinical trial to assess whether 24 weeks of treatment with rotigotine can modify cognitive functions in patients with mild to moderate Alzheimer disease.
The FDA has accepted for filing the supplemental New Drug Application (sNDA) for pimavanserin (Nuplazid®; Acadia) for the treatment of hallucinations and delusions associated with dementia-related psychosis.
COVID-19 has brought unprecedented stress to society at large and perhaps most of all to frontline healthcare teams in a variety of settings. We spoke to an expert about teamwork during such trying times.
The majority of older US adults commonly experience ageism in their daily lives.
Artificial light at night was positively associated with markers of social disadvantage, including minority status, lower family income, lower parental education, and having 1 or more first relatives born outside the US.
Younger children and those with special needs should attend school in person whenever possible, because online learning is mostly ineffective for these children.
The United States reached a grim record last year with nearly 71,000 drug overdose deaths.
Despite the negative opinion of group therapy, the patients had a general preference for nonpharmacological treatment.
Among patients who did not remit with behavioral therapy, those who switched to zolpidem (40.6% to 62.7%) or cognitive therapy (50.1% to 68.2%) were more likely to respond.
Melatonin and other melatonin receptor agonists have demonstrated efficacy in the treatment of circadian rhythm disorders in both pediatric and adult populations.
Cardiovascular risk factors are associated with accelerated cognitive decline in midlife.
Despite being common and often comorbid neurodevelopmental disorders, the study found robust yet subtle differences across age groups and the disorders in terms of cortical and subcortical brain structures.
The APA and AACAP offered 8 recommendations for school reopening plans.
An episode of delirium is significantly associated with long-term cognitive decline in both surgical and nonsurgical patients.
Older adults who have surgery with general anesthesia may experience a modest cortical thinning in the brain, but it does not appear to be tied to Alzheimer disease.
Too little sleep or too much sleep is tied to more asthma attacks in adults.
Sleep disturbances are more common in patients with chronic musculoskeletal pain.
At unsanctioned safe drug consumption sites, where participants are allowed to inject illicit drugs under the supervision of trained personnel, overdoses are less likely to result in death.
Sleep disordered breathing is a potential predictor of worsened functional outcomes following noncardioembolic stroke.
About 5.4 million Americans lost their health insurance after being laid off between February and May due to the COVID-19 pandemic.
While the relationship between current mood state and cognitive impairment is unclear, more severe depression has been linked to greater impairment.
Heightened cognitive arousal at bedtime is linked to objective sleep disturbances and indicators of psychological hyperarousal at night and during the day.
Filling an opioid prescription in the postpartum period is associated with an increased risk for serious opioid-related events, with the risk increasing with the number of prescriptions filled.
Psychosis and BPD have previously been linked to persistent nightmares in childhood, and these findings highlight the importance of confronting sleep disturbances at young ages.
Only 65.2% of adults surveyed in United States in 2014 reported that they consistently get at least 7 hours of sleep each night.
Reduced circadian rhythmicity is associated with an increased risk for incident Parkinson disease.
Childhood atopic dermatitis is often associated with neuropsychiatric, visual, cardio-metabolic and autoimmune disorder, which should be monitored to improve patient outcome.