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Psychiatry

Benchmark Multiplier Method for Predicting the Prevalence of Substance Use Disorders in the US

Nov 29, 2022

General population surveys were used to determine the prevalence of drug use disorders in the US. The surveys, however, did not include significant demographic categories like the homeless and institu...

Mindfulness-based programs may improve mental health outcomes in elite athletes

Nov 29, 2022

1. In this systematic review and meta-analysis, mindfulness-based programs (MBP) helped to improve mental health-related outcomes in elite athletes. 2. Furthermore, large, but non-significant effect s...

Mindfulness-based programs may improve mental health outcomes in elite athletes

Nov 29, 2022

1. In this systematic review and meta-analysis, mindfulness-based programs (MBP) helped to improve mental health-related outcomes in elite athletes. 2. Furthermore, large, but non-significant effect s...

Benzodiazepines Tied to Drug Overdose in Young People With Sleep Disorders

Nov 29, 2022

MONDAY, Nov. 28, 2022 (HealthDay News) -- Benzodiazepines are associated with an increased risk for drug overdose among young people versus alternative pharmacologic treatments for common sleep disord...

Sleep Disorders Common in Transgender Youth

Nov 23, 2022

WEDNESDAY, Nov. 23, 2022 (HealthDay News) -- There is a high burden of sleep disorders in transgender or gender-nonconforming (TGNC) youth versus cisgender youth, according to a study published online...

ENT-01 reduces rates of constipation in patients with Parkinson’s disease

Nov 22, 2022

1. In comparison to placebo, ENT-01 increased rates of complete spontaneous bowel movements per week for patients with Parkinson’s disease (PD). 2. No serious adverse events occurred with the us...

Study Explores Weight Terminology That Youth Prefer, Dislike

Nov 22, 2022

MONDAY, Nov. 21, 2022 (HealthDay News) -- Many youth have a preference and dislike for terms of weight terminology, with differences seen across sex, sexual orientation, race/ethnicity, and weight sta...

Many With Psychosis Have Long-Term Functional Morbidity

Nov 22, 2022

MONDAY, Nov. 21, 2022 (HealthDay News) -- A diagnosis of psychosis in adolescence is associated with long-term functional morbidity, meeting the criteria for not being in education, employment, and tr...

Youth Suicides Up With Shortage of Mental Health Professionals

Nov 22, 2022

MONDAY, Nov. 21, 2022 (HealthDay News) -- Mental health professional workforce shortages are associated with increased youth suicides, according to a study published online Nov. 21 in JAMA Pediatrics....

Bilateral TBS Vs. Standard Sequential Bilateral rTMS for Depression in Older Adults

Nov 22, 2022

In older individuals, treatment-resistant depression (TRD) is frequent. TRD has been successfully treated with 48 minutes of bilateral repeated transcranial magnetic stimulation (rTMS) of the dorsolat...

#VisualAbstract: Psilocybin can reduce depressive symptoms in patients with treatment-resistant depression

Nov 19, 2022

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FDA: Patients Should Be Cautious When Using Online Pharmacies to Buy Meds

Nov 19, 2022

FRIDAY, Nov. 18, 2022 (HealthDay News) -- The U.S. Food and Drug Administration is warning consumers to be careful when buying prescription medication online. While some pharmacy websites operate lega...

Stable Neurodevelopment Seen for Most Children With Familial High Risk for Schizophrenia

Nov 18, 2022

FRIDAY, Nov. 18, 2022 (HealthDay News) -- Most children at familial high risk for schizophrenia (FHR-SZ) or bipolar disorder (FHR-BP) have stable neurocognitive development, but some transition to a d...

New Tool Can Predict Individual's Dementia Risk

Nov 18, 2022

FRIDAY, Nov. 18, 2022 (HealthDay News) -- A risk score tool can accurately predict an individual’s 13-year dementia risk, according to a study published online Nov. 17 in JAMA Network Open.Lina Ren,...

Heavy smoking and alcohol use may be associated with insomnia and sleep dissatisfaction

Nov 18, 2022

1. In this cross-sectional database study, there was a greater prevalence of insomnia and dissatisfaction with sleep in individuals that engaged in daily smoking and binge drinking. 2. Furthermore, th...

Rate of Adverse Physical Effects High With Ayahuasca Use

Nov 18, 2022

THURSDAY, Nov. 17, 2022 (HealthDay News) -- Use of ayahuasca, the plant-based decoction whose use has been expanding for mental health purposes and spiritual and personal growth, is associated with a ...

Suicidality, Self-Harm Up for Children With Gender Dysphoria

Nov 18, 2022

THURSDAY, Nov. 17, 2022 (HealthDay News) -- Children hospitalized with gender dysphoria-related diagnoses have increased prevalence of suicidality and self-harm, according to a study published in the ...

Single dose of psilocybin decreases depression scores in patients with treatment-resistant depression

Nov 17, 2022

1. In adults with treatment-resistant depression, a 25mg dose of psilocybin significantly improved Montgomery-Asberg Depression Rating Scale (MADRS) score at three-week follow-up. 2. A 25mg psilocybin...

FDA Moves Toward Making Overdose Antidote an Over-the-Counter Drug

Nov 17, 2022

WEDNESDAY, Nov. 16, 2022 (HealthDay News) -- The U.S. Food and Drug Administration appears poised to approve certain naloxone products for over-the-counter use, a move that would help fight the nation...

Considerable Mental Health Burden Linked to Childhood Trauma

Nov 17, 2022

WEDNESDAY, Nov. 16, 2022 (HealthDay News) -- There is a considerable mental health burden in association with childhood trauma, according to a study published online Oct. 31 in The Lancet Psychiatry.A...