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Self-Help Aids Quality of Life for People With Psoriasis

Jan 27, 2022

TUESDAY, Jan. 25, 2022 (HealthDay News) -- Self-help based on compassion and mindfulness is acceptable to users and can reduce feelings of shame and improve quality of life for people living with psor...

Stable Body Mass Index Tied to Slower Cognitive Decline in Older Adults

Jan 27, 2022

TUESDAY, Jan. 25, 2022 (HealthDay News) -- Stability in body mass index (BMI) over time is associated with a better cognitive trajectory in older adults, according to a study published online Jan. 20 ...

Stable Body Mass Index Tied to Slower Cognitive Decline in Older Adults

Jan 27, 2022

TUESDAY, Jan. 25, 2022 (HealthDay News) -- Stability in body mass index (BMI) over time is associated with a better cognitive trajectory in older adults, according to a study published online Jan. 20 ...

Psychotropic Medication Use Linked to Mortality in Cardiac Patients

Jan 27, 2022

WEDNESDAY, Jan. 26, 2022 (HealthDay News) -- For cardiac patients, use of psychotropic medication is associated with increased mortality, according to a study recently published in the European Journa...

Psychotropic Medication Use Linked to Mortality in Cardiac Patients

Jan 27, 2022

WEDNESDAY, Jan. 26, 2022 (HealthDay News) -- For cardiac patients, use of psychotropic medication is associated with increased mortality, according to a study recently published in the European Journa...

Black Patients More Likely to Have Negative Descriptors in Notes

Jan 25, 2022

MONDAY, Jan. 24, 2022 (HealthDay News) -- Black patients are more likely than White patients to have at least one negative descriptor in the history and physical notes of their electronic health recor...

The role of mtDNA haplogroups on metabolic features in narcolepsy type 1.

Jan 24, 2022

Narcolepsy type 1 (NT1) is due to selective loss of hypocretin (hcrt)-producing-neurons. Hcrt is a neuropeptide regulating the sleep/wake cycle, as well as feeding behavior. A subset of NT1 patients b...

Discovery of Pyrazolo[1,5-a]pyrazin-4-ones as Potent and Brain Penetrant GluN2A-Selective Positive Allosteric Modulators Reducing AMPA Receptor Binding Activity.

Jan 24, 2022

N-Methyl-d-aspartate receptors (NMDARs) are members of the ionotropic glutamate receptor family and play a crucial role in learning and memory by regulating synaptic plasticity. Activation of NMDARs c...

The association between objective necessity for involuntary treatment as measured during admission, legal admission status and clinical factors in an inpatient psychiatry setting.

Jan 24, 2022

Involuntary psychiatric admission is a common feature of mental health services around the world, but there is limited research about tools to support clinical assessment of objective necessity for co...

Volunteering Improves Employee Health and Organizational Outcomes through Bonding with Coworkers and Enhanced Identification with Employers.

Jan 24, 2022

To understand the determinants and consequences of employee volunteering and possible psychological mechanisms that produce these effects.Using data from more than 50,000 responses to Britain's Health...

Rapid cycling bipolar disorder: Literature review on pharmacological treatment illustrated by a case report on ketamine.

Jan 24, 2022

Rapid cycling bipolar disorder (RCBD) is defined as four or more affective episodes (depression, mania or hypomania) within 1 year. RCBD has a high point of prevalence (from 10% to 20% among clinical ...

Effect of blueberry extract on energetic metabolism, levels of brain-derived neurotrophic factor, and Ca-ATPase activity in the hippocampus and cerebral cortex of rats submitted to ketamine-induced mania-like behavior.

Jan 24, 2022

Bipolar disorder (BD) is a psychiatric disease characterized by mood episodes. Blueberry is rich in bioactive compounds and shows excellent therapeutic potential against chronic diseases. The aim of t...

Mental Health Disorders and Suicidal Behaviors Among Provincial Correctional Workers.

Jan 24, 2022

We examined the prevalence of mental health disorders and suicidal behaviours (ideation, planning and attempts) among a sample of provincial correctional workers in Manitoba.Self-reported mental healt...

Brain Imaging May ID THC-Linked Impairment in Cannabis Users

Jan 21, 2022

FRIDAY, Jan. 21, 2022 (HealthDay News) -- Functional brain imaging may identify Δ9-tetrahydrocannabinol (THC)-associated impairment in cannabis users, according to a study published online Jan. 8 in ...

Suicide Attempts Increased Among U.S. Adults From 2008 to 2019

Jan 21, 2022

THURSDAY, Jan. 20, 2022 (HealthDay News) -- Suicide attempts among U.S. adults increased from 2008 to 2019, according to a study published online Jan. 19 in JAMA Psychiatry.Tanner J. Bommersbach, M.D....

Suicide Attempts Increased Among U.S. Adults From 2008 to 2019

Jan 21, 2022

THURSDAY, Jan. 20, 2022 (HealthDay News) -- Suicide attempts among U.S. adults increased from 2008 to 2019, according to a study published online Jan. 19 in JAMA Psychiatry.Tanner J. Bommersbach, M.D....

Long-Term Outcomes Described for Survivors of Childhood ALL

Jan 20, 2022

TURSDAY, Jan. 20, 2022 (HealthDay News) -- In an article published online Dec. 29 in Cancers, long-term adverse and positive outcomes are described for survivors of childhood acute lymphoblastic leuke...

Tourette Disorder and Sleep.

Jan 17, 2022

Healthy sleep is of utmost importance for growth, development, and overall health. Strong evidence shows that sleep is affected negatively in patients and particularly children with Tourette Disorder ...

Long-term safety and effectiveness of open-label lurasidone in antipsychotic-Naïve versus previously treated adolescents with Schizophrenia: A post-hoc analysis.

Jan 17, 2022

There is a relative lack of long-term, prospective data evaluating the safety and effectiveness of treatment in early-onset adolescent patients with schizophrenia who are treatment-naïve. The aim of ...

Outcomes for first-episode psychosis after entry via an at-risk mental state clinic compared to direct entry to a first episode of psychosis service: A systematic review and meta-analysis.

Jan 17, 2022

Early intervention for psychosis services have been established worldwide and consist of specialist services for those with the At-Risk Mental State (ARMS) and a first episode of psychosis (FEP). This...