This study looked at whether biomarkers can aid in the diagnosis of mood disorders as self-reporting or the clinical impression of a health care professional are not always reliable.
Researchers from Dalhousie University in Canada searched publication databases through September of 2020 for articles on ADHD, attention deficit disorder, bipolar disorder, and affective psychosis.
Recently updated diagnostic criteria for fibromyalgia that reduce the underdiagnosis in men had not been implemented during these studies.
The researchers of this study sought to quantify the difference in antipsychotic and antidepressant exposure among patients with genetically associated CYP2C19 and CYP2D6 poor (PM), intermediate (IM), and normal (NM) metabolizers.
Investigators looked into the risks of receiving disability services after a first diagnosis of mood or common mental disorder.
Implementation of complimentary, alternative, and integrative medicine can help improve patient symptoms in scenarios where conservative treatments have failed.
There have been few studies that have examined the specificity of mood disorder subtypes among the children of parents with both major subtypes of mood disorders and controls based on prospective tracking across the transition from childhood to adulthood.
The relationship of palmoplantar plaque psoriasis and comorbidities known to be associated with generalized plaque psoriasis were examined.
Women who stopped antidepressant treatment during pregnancy and resumed in the following weeks had a rebound effect of increased prescription of benzodiazepines and anxiolytics.
Children exposed to maternal depression have an increased risk for developmental vulnerability at school entry, with stronger associations for exposure to maternal depression before age 1 year and between ages 4 and 5 years.