The study emphasizes the necessity of further research concerning a treatment that is increasingly being legalized and applied to a wide range of medical conditions.
Investigators noted that the use of a healthy sample may limit generalizability, and the study’s sample overall had low levels of anxiety.
Researchers evaluated the efficacy of telephonic psychiatric evaluations and assessed their potential as a solution to meet the needs of asylum seekers.
The first National Conference on Medical Student Mental Health and Well-Being was hosted by Weill Cornell Medicine in New York City, providing education on the rising rates of psychological distress among US medical students.
The adjusted rate of opioid use increased nearly 4-fold (adjusted odds ratio, 4.18; 95% CI, 1.76-9.96), from 4.7% among new immigrants to 14.8% among those who had been in this country for 15 years or more.
Despite the passage of legislation that addresses parity of benefits for mental health in 2008, many enrollees in private insurance plans have little option besides receiving care from OON providers.
Investigators at King’s College London and University College London in the UK abstracted data from 7026 twin pairs in the Twins Early Development Study (TEDS).
Advanced machine learning may lead to the development of prediction models that can concurrently assess multiple relevant predictors of suicide.
Five-year estimates of health care costs were much higher for teens with self-harm versus controls.
Laura H. Goldstein, PhD, MPhil, from the Institute of Psychiatry, Psychology, and Neuroscience at King’s College London, United Kingdom, and colleagues evaluated demographic and clinical data from 698 adults with dissociative seizures.