Data from a multisite study of the effectiveness of cognitive behavioral therapy (CBT) support process-focused CBT as a means of reducing social anxiety.
Veterans in rural areas shared their satisfaction with geriatric psychiatry care delivered via video telehealth.
Increased risk seen in cohort of young and middle-aged veterans in unadjusted and fully adjusted models.
Convincing evidence was observed for an association between SSRI use and increased risk for suicide attempt or completion in children and adolescents.
Compared with other therapies alone, including psychotherapy, antidepressant medication, exercise, or therapy, chronotherapy was more effective at days 5 to 7.
Patients with moderate depression, anxiety, stress symptoms more likely to drop out of rehab.
Most trials assess short-term effects, whereas more than 60% of people in the United States on antidepressants have taken them for more than 2 years.
Study data indicate a significantly increased risk for MACE among patients with depressive disorder who have early or late stage ACS.
Researchers found a weak signal for persistent ADHD to be more associated with 8-year follow-up of bipolar disorder than remitting ADHD.
Findings seen in large study of patients with restless leg syndrome starting dopamine agonists.
Obesity seen in 22 percent of children with autism spectrum disorders.
The Canadian Research Initiative in Substance Misuse National Injectable Opioid Agonist Treatment Steering Committee has released a new guideline.
Minority groups were generally more likely than non-Hispanic whites to report never being able to see a culturally similar health care provider, among those who thought it was at least slightly important to have a health care provider who shared or understood their culture.
Researchers conducted a retrospective review to assess the clinical and demographic characteristics of patients with and without rapid cycling in bipolar disorder.
Portal users more likely to be younger, white, have commercial insurance, higher annual income.
Nonpharmacologic more efficacious than pharmacologic interventions for reducing aggression, agitation.
Data emphasize the impact of poverty on certain aging outcomes, notably physical performance, cognitive ability, and systemic inflammation.
Cognitive behavioral therapy (CBT) may reduce the incidence of insomnia symptoms in adolescents, according to study data presented at the 2019 World Sleep Congress.
Researchers found data that showed for therapeutic treatment anxiety and sensitivity should be targeted in women patients with migraines.
Higher odds seen for specific lesions, including atrial, ventricular septal defects.
Investigators assessed the role of stress, in the form of life events and exposure to a natural disaster, in moderating the effects of behavioral inhibition in preschoolers on anxiety in early adolescence.
Researchers assessed the impact of a 30- or 90-minute nap on individuals with major depressive disorder.
A recent report published in the journal Neuropsychobiology describes the case of a 34-year-old woman with major depressive disorder whose symptoms improved following the initiation of an elimination diet.
A brief diet intervention can reduce symptoms of depression among young adults with elevated depression symptoms.
Researchers examined the role of subcallosal cingulate deep brain stimulation in treatment-resistant depression.
Researchers assessed the total effect of bipolar disorder and major depression on cognitive function in adults between 40 and 69 years old and measured the effects mediated by psychotropic drug use and cardiometabolic disease.
Findings suggest that further research into interventions to reduce the negative associations of relative age with academic achievement and health is needed.
But effect size may be smaller than reported, especially for objective quality measures.
Investigators compared antibodies to common infectious agents, including cytomegalovirus, Toxoplasma gondii, and measles, as well as the inflammatory marker C-reactive protein, in serum samples in patients with bipolar disorder vs control participants without bipolar disorder.
Researchers conducted a literature search to assess the impact of mother-infant psychotherapy on maternal mood, mother-infant bonding, and infant attachment.
No change was seen in prevalence of depression from 1990-1993 to 2008-2011.
A combined cognitive-behavioral therapy and exercise intervention improved mood and physical functioning and showed acceptance among older minority and immigrant adults.
No association seen between oral contraceptives, depressive symptoms when ages 16 to 25 years were combined.
In this study, 71% of the breaches compromised sensitive demographic orfinancial information that may be used for fraudulent purposes.
The tolerability and novel mechanism of action of SAGE-217, an oral positive allosteric modulator of γ-aminobutyric acid type A receptors, might make it a valuable addition to the antidepressant armamentarium.
MyTeen is a text message intervention that delivers advice and instruction to parents with a goal of improving parental competence, knowledge, and parent/adolescent communication.
Investigators examined whether opioid overdose is more likely if a family member has a prescription. We review their findings.
Children with asthma and anxiety, depression, or both have increased rates of asthma-linked ED use.
Income volatility during a 20-year period beginning in young adulthood is associated with worse cognitive function and brain integrity in midlife.
Lithium use was associated with lower intensity of depressive symptoms, reduced clinical severity, and lower benzodiazepine use.
The USPSTF finds that the current evidence is insufficient to recommend primary care-based interventions to prevent illicit drug use in children, adolescents, and young adults.
The combination of memantine with escitalopram was linked to improved cognition in older patients with major depressive disorder.
Study suggests an unfavorable association of early-life behavioral problems with adulthood sleep health, underlining the importance of treating behavioral problems in children and addressing insomnia from a life-course perspective.
A workgroup convened by the US Department of Veteran Affairs and US Department of Defense released updated joint clinical practice guidelines with the goal of reducing the incidence of suicide through screening and evaluation of patients identified with elevated risk.
Participants with current moderate to severe chronic pain and opioid use were assessed for substance abuse problems.
Investigators sought to assess risk factors associated with poor mental health in Chinese transgender and gender-nonbinary adolescents.
Researchers conducted a systematic review and meta-analysis to identify prevalence estimates of mental health disorders in a population of individuals with autism.
Delirium is highly prevalent in critical care, especially among elderly patients and individuals with dementia. Although rates vary widely across studies, findings suggest delirium affects more than 15% of hospitalized patients. For additional discussion regarding this topic, Neurology Advisor interviewed Leopoldo Pozuelo, MD, MBA, FACP, FACLP, clinical vice chair of psychiatry and psychology at the Cleveland Clinic in Ohio.
The magnitude of therapeutic effects plays an important role in US Food and Drug Administration (FDA) approval of treatments based on nonrandomized clinical trials.
There are still racial and ethnic disparities in mortality, and these disparities are widening for some age groups.