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General Psychiatry

Alcohol Consumption and the Risk of Dementia

Alcohol consumption in excess amounts has adverse effects on both physical and mental health, but whether it can cause permanent cognitive damage or not is unclear. The objective of this study is to investigate the association...

Pre-Eclampsia and Risk of Dementia Later in Life

Pre-eclampsia is a condition of high blood pressure and damage to organ systems like the liver and kidneys during pregnancy. Commonly associated risk factors include kidney disease and vitamin D deficiency, but recent evidence...

Psychosocial Interventions and Immune System Function

Psychosocial interventions have recently emerged as a potentially useful strategy for addressing inflammation-related diseases, but the types of psychosocial interventions that can improve the immune system functionality are...

Sleep Problems in Childhood and Risk of Psychotic and BPD

Sleep problems in early childhood may be associated with a higher risk of psychosis and borderline personality disorder (BPD). Persistent nightmares in childhood can also link with sleep problems and increased risk of mental...

Dosage of SSRIs and Antidepressants in Major Depression

Depression is one of the largest contributors of non-fatal health loss across the globe. Second-gen antidepressants and Selective serotonin reuptake inhibitors (SSRIs) are used as the primary line of treatment, but their optimal...



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