Psychiatry

Top Story

Prenatal BPA exposure may increase risk for anxiety, depression in boys

August 26, 2016

Greater prenatal exposure to Bisphenol A was associated with more depression and anxiety symptoms in boys aged 10 to 12 years but not girls, according to recent findings.

“Experimental and epidemiological studies suggest that gestational exposure to Bisphenol A (BPA), an ubiquitous endocrine disrupting chemical, may lead to neurobehavioral problems in childhood; however, not all results have been consistent,” Frederica Perera, MPH, DrPH, PhD, of Columbia University, New York, and colleagues wrote.

In the Journals

Suicide prevalence more than doubles when accounting for index attempt deaths

August 26, 2016
Including index suicide attempt deaths in analysis more than doubled suicide prevalence rates, suggesting inclusion of index and subsequent attempt deaths more…
In the Journals

AAP recommends increased resources for opioid-addicted youth

August 25, 2016
The AAP’s Committee on Substance Use and Prevention recently released a policy statement that urged physicians to address the necessity for medication-assisted…
In the Journals

Increased dosage of Latuda safe, effective for early nonresponsive schizophrenia

August 25, 2016
Latuda dose escalation was safe and effective among adults with acute schizophrenia and inadequate initial response to standard doses, according to recent findings…
More News Headlines »
CNE Article

Psychiatric Inpatient Bedside Handoff: Implementation of a Quality Improvement Project and Nurses' Responses

Journal of Psychosocial Nursing and Mental Health Services, July 2016, Volume 54 Issue 7
Psychiatric inpatient unit nurses implemented a quality improvement project to explore strategies to enhance the…
More »
CNE

Journal of Psychosocial Nursing and Mental Health Services May 2016 CNE Activity

This activity is co-provided by Villanova University College of Nursing and SLACK Incorporated.

Topics include an autovideography intervention for recovery, creative classroom strategies for mental health nursing…
More »
Featured
APA 2016

APA 2016

Video
Meeting News Coverage

VIDEO: Treatment approaches for co-occurring substance use, psychiatric disorders

June 10, 2016
More »
morganatic-roan