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Youths, Emergency Care, & Suicidality | Feature

Suicide is ranked as the second leading cause of death in the United States for people aged 12 to 17, a patient population that often attempts suicide via poisoning, overdosing, or firearms.

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Emergency Room Patients Routinely Overcharged, Study Finds | News Brief

An analysis of billing records for more than 12,000 emergency medicine doctors across the United States shows that charges varied widely, but that on average, adult patients

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First Study Shows Tie Between Probiotic and Improved Symptoms of Depression | News Brief

Probiotics may relieve symptoms of depression, as well as help gastrointestinal upset, research from McMaster University has found. In a study published in the medical journal Gastroenterology

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Less Than Half of Americans Can Recognize Anxiety | News Brief

Most people don’t know what to do about depression even when they spot it. And nearly 8 in 10 don’t recognize prescription drug abuse as a treatable

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Personalized Psychiatry Matches Therapy to Specific Patients with Depression | News Brief

A new study in Personalized Medicine in Psychiatry explores how specific clinical and biological signals can help doctors select the most effective drug more quickly and with greater precision.

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Interventions Like Telephone Calls Can Reduce Suicide | News Brief

Interventions following ED discharge significantly cut suicide attempts.

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How to Combat the Social Stigma of Mental Illness | News Brief

Society considers people with mental illnesses to be more dangerous than they are.

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Blood Test That Measures Protein Levels Can Determine Which Medication to Take to Overcome Depression | News Brief

In what could normally be a guessing game to prescribe medication for depression, doctors can now use a new tool based on a blood test.

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More Social Connection Online Tied to Increasing Feelings of Isolation | News Brief

The more young adults use social media, the more likely they are to feel socially isolated, according to a study. The more time a young adult uses

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Collaborative Care Provides Improvement for Older Adults with Mild Depression | News Brief

Among older adults with subthreshold depression (insufficient levels of depressive symptoms to meet diagnostic criteria), collaborative care compared with usual care resulted in an improvement in depressive

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Innovative Treatment for Depression in Older People Proves Effective | News Brief

Psychological treatment can help older people who are suffering from lower-severity depression, prevent more severe depression from developing. An innovative psychological treatment can help older people who

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Can Depression Help People Deal with Life? | News Brief

Patients with depression find it easier to abandon unattainable goals, psychological study at the University of Jena shows. “If at first you don’t succeed, try, try again!”

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Depression Among Resident Physicians | Feature

According to previous research, resident physicians experience higher rates of depression than the general public. Beyond the effects of depression on the individual, resident depression has also

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Arthritis Drug Celecoxib Boosts Effectiveness of Antidepressant Medication | News Brief

The drug saw positive results in patients as early as one week. Giving severely depressed patients the arthritis drug celecoxib dramatically boosted the effectiveness of their antidepressant

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After decades of research, science is no better able to predict suicidal behaviors | News Brief

Experts’ ability to predict if someone will attempt to take his or her own life is no better than chance and has not significantly improved over the

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Depression in young people affects the stomach, anxiety the skin | News Brief

Mental disorders and physical diseases frequently go hand in hand. For the first time, psychologists at the University of Basel and Ruhr University Bochum have identified temporal

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Pupil response to negative facial expressions predicts risk for depression relapse | News Brief

Pupil dilation in reaction to negative emotional faces predicts risk for depression relapse, according to new research from Binghamton University, State University of New York. Researchers at

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Depression’s physical source discovered | News Brief

Understanding of the physical root of depression has been advanced, thanks to new research. Researchers have identified the lateral orbitofrontal cortex as the area of the brain

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CME: Mental Health & Diabetes | News Brief

When mental health comorbidities of diabetes go undiagnosed and untreated, there can be significant consequences for patients. Efforts are needed to better identify and treat patients with diabetes with mental health comorbidities.

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Concussion Season: Why We Need to Do Better | Medical Blog

The NFL season kicked off this month but with it, we return back to concussion season. Most people know of the controversy of the concussion cover-up in

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