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Cancer diagnosis increases risk for mental disorders, psychiatric medication use

April 28, 2016

Read the Perspective from Karen Syrjala, PhD

Patients diagnosed with cancer faced an increased risk for common mental disorders — such as depression, anxiety and stress reaction/adjustment disorder — for up to 10 years, according to the results of a matched cohort study conducted in Sweden.

The risk for mental disorders appeared stronger among patients whose cancers had poorer prognoses, results showed.

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Long-acting buprenorphine implant effective for opioid dependence

April 27, 2016
Phase 3 study results presented at the American Society of Addiction Medicine annual conference indicated efficacy of Probuphine, a 6-month subdermal buprenorphine…
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Early alcoholic relapse post-liver transplant leads to severe graft injury

April 25, 2016
Liver transplant recipients who experienced alcoholic relapse within 5 years of transplant had increased risk for developing severe allograft injury, according to…
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Extended-release naltrexone lowers opioid relapse rates in prisoners

April 21, 2016
Among criminal justice offenders, extended-release naltrexone was associated with a lower opioid relapse rate compared with usual treatment, according to recent…
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Practical Considerations in Treating Eating Disorders

Psychiatric Annals, November 2011, Volume 41 Issue 11
Eating disorders are a problem to treat because of difficulty in obtaining an adequate assessment, necessity to treat…
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Journal of Psychosocial Nursing and Mental Health Services Jan 2015 CNE Activity

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

Topics include an interactive assessment tool for auditory hallucinations, eating disorders and spirituality in college…
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VIDEO: New medications, education needed to treat alcoholic liver disease

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In the JournalsPerspective

Cancer diagnosis increases risk for mental disorders, psychiatric medication use

April 28, 2016
Patients diagnosed with cancer faced an increased risk for common mental disorders — such as depression, anxiety and stress reaction/adjustment…

Meeting News Coverage

Long-acting buprenorphine implant effective for opioid dependence

April 27, 2016
Phase 3 study results presented at the American Society of Addiction Medicine annual conference indicated efficacy of Probuphine, a 6-month subdermal…

In the Journals

Early alcoholic relapse post-liver transplant leads to severe graft injury

April 25, 2016
Liver transplant recipients who experienced alcoholic relapse within 5 years of transplant had increased risk for developing severe allograft injury…

In the Journals

Extended-release naltrexone lowers opioid relapse rates in prisoners

April 21, 2016
Among criminal justice offenders, extended-release naltrexone was associated with a lower opioid relapse rate compared with usual treatment…

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Expert: Alcoholism needs to be treated to prevent further disease

April 20, 2016
BARCELONA — In a new video interview from International Liver Congress 2016, Lorenzo Leggio, MD, PhD, MSc, Clinical Investigator and Chief of…

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Alcoholism plus variants in PNPLA3, SLC38A4 increase risk for alcoholic hepatitis

April 14, 2016
BARCELONA — Certain variants in the PNPLA3 and SLC38A4 genes — combined with heavy alcohol consumption — puts people at increased…

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Yoga may improve nicotine dependence in women with anxiety

April 12, 2016
PHILADELPHIA — Yoga may be an effective treatment component for nicotine dependence among individuals with high anxiety sensitivity, according…

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Alcoholic cirrhosis-related mortality declines among Danish

April 6, 2016
Mortality due to alcoholic cirrhosis among Danish residents in Denmark has declined over time, according to findings published in American Journal

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Internet intervention reduces problematic drinking, PTSD symptoms in veterans

April 5, 2016
PHILADELPHIA — A self-management Internet intervention effectively reduced drinking and PTSD symptoms among veterans, according to data…

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Study reveals specific cannabis dependence risk alleles

March 31, 2016
Recent findings identified specific cannabis dependence risk alleles and potential genetic factors contributing to major depression and schizophrenia…

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