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Psychiatry

Higher Work Hours Linked to Depressive Symptoms for Interns

Oct 28, 2022

THURSDAY, Oct. 27, 2022 (HealthDay News) -- For interns, higher work hours are associated with increased depressive symptoms, according to a letter to the editor published in the Oct. 20 issue of the ...

Female Med Students Publish Less, Despite Higher Number of Research Experiences

Oct 27, 2022

WEDNESDAY, Oct. 26, 2022 (HealthDay News) -- Among medical school students, there are significant disparities in publication rates across sex and race and ethnicity, according to a study published onl...

Female Med Students Publish Less, Despite Higher Number of Research Experiences

Oct 27, 2022

WEDNESDAY, Oct. 26, 2022 (HealthDay News) -- Among medical school students, there are significant disparities in publication rates across sex and race and ethnicity, according to a study published onl...

Psychotherapy Beneficial for People Living With Dementia

Oct 27, 2022

WEDNESDAY, Oct. 26, 2022 (HealthDay News) -- For people living with dementia (PLWD), psychological therapy is beneficial for symptoms of depression and anxiety, but improvement or recovery is less lik...

Psychotherapy Beneficial for People Living With Dementia

Oct 27, 2022

WEDNESDAY, Oct. 26, 2022 (HealthDay News) -- For people living with dementia (PLWD), psychological therapy is beneficial for symptoms of depression and anxiety, but improvement or recovery is less lik...

NAcc Functional Connectivity & Appetite Changes in Patients With Depression

Oct 26, 2022

A significant health burden associated with major depressive disorder (MDD), such as changes in appetite and body weight, is present. The development of biomarkers that may be reliably generalized to ...

Sleep deprivation is not an effective treatment for major depressive episodes

Oct 25, 2022

1. In this systematic review and meta-analysis, there was no difference in changes to depressive symptoms between interventions with adjunct sleep deprivation technique verses interventions without ad...

Antenatal corticosteroid treatment may increase the risk of childhood mental health disorders

Oct 25, 2022

 1. In a retrospective cohort study, antenatal corticosteroid exposure increased the risk of childhood mental health disorders for late pre-term and term infants. 2. Notable childhood mental health ...

Group-administered recovery programme may help burn-out, fatigue, and poor sleep

Oct 25, 2022

1. In this randomized control trial, newly graduated nurses received a cognitive-behavioural therapy (CBT)-based programme on improving sleep and recovery strategies, which improved somatic symptoms s...

Psoriasis Patients Who Meditate May Ease Symptoms, Improve QOL

Oct 25, 2022

FRIDAY, Oct. 21, 2022 (HealthDay News) -- Meditation may help patients manage psoriasis, according to a review published online Sept. 14 in Dermatology and Therapy.Erin Bartholomew, from University of...

Rare Coding Variants May Influence Cognition in Schizophrenia

Oct 25, 2022

FRIDAY, Oct. 21, 2022 (HealthDay News) -- Ultrarare constrained variants (URCVs) may contribute to variance in cognition in patients with schizophrenia, according to a study published online Aug. 17 i...

Clinical Diagnoses of ASD Mostly Consistent With, Without ADOS

Oct 25, 2022

FRIDAY, Oct. 21, 2022 (HealthDay News) -- Clinical diagnoses of autism spectrum disorder (ASD) with and without the reference standard Autism Diagnostic Observation Schedule (ADOS) are consistent in 9...

Sexual Assault-Related ED Visits Up in the U.S. From 2006 to 2019

Oct 25, 2022

FRIDAY, Oct. 21, 2022 (HealthDay News) -- There was an increase in sexual assault (SA) survivors seeking emergency department (ED) care from 2006 to 2019 but a decrease in admission rates for these vi...

Most Teens Continue Gender-Affirming Hormones Into Adulthood

Oct 25, 2022

FRIDAY, Oct. 21, 2022 (HealthDay News) -- Most adolescents who start gender-affirming hormone treatment continue treatment into adulthood, according to a Dutch study published online Oct. 20 in The La...

New Biden Plan Would Help Pregnant Women Fight Opioid Addiction

Oct 25, 2022

FRIDAY, Oct. 21, 2022 (HealthDay News) -- A new plan from the Biden administration would expand the use of medications to treat addiction in pregnant women through federal court and health programs."T...

Causal Link Identified Between Bipolar Disorder, IBD

Oct 25, 2022

FRIDAY, Oct. 21, 2022 (HealthDay News) -- Bipolar disorder (BD) is causally associated with inflammatory bowel disease (IBD), according to a study published online Sept. 20 in Frontiers in Genetics.Zh...

Multimodal Speech-Gesture Training Promising for Schizophrenia

Oct 25, 2022

MONDAY, Oct. 24, 2022 (HealthDay News) -- Multimodal speech-gesture (MSG) training is promising for patients with schizophrenia spectrum disorder (SSD), according to a study published in the August is...

Effectiveness of Antipsychotics Dips for Women After Age 45 Years

Oct 25, 2022

MONDAY, Oct. 24, 2022 (HealthDay News) -- Antipsychotic effectiveness declines in women after the age of 45 years, according to a study published online Oct. 5 in Schizophrenia Bulletin.Iris E. Sommer...

Prevalence of Dementia Estimated at 10 Percent in 2016

Oct 25, 2022

MONDAY, Oct. 24, 2022 (HealthDay News) -- The national prevalence of dementia in 2016 was estimated at 10 percent, and that of mild cognitive impairment (MCI) was 22 percent, according to a study publ...

For Patients With MS, Add-On Nurse Practitioner Care Improves Mental Health

Oct 24, 2022

For patients with MS, NP-led care as an add-on improved depression compared with usual care at 3 and 6 months, with no changes in satisfaction with care. Add-on nurse practitioner (NP) care ver...