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Birth control use in adolescence may increase risk for depression in adulthood

August 29, 2019
Women who used birth control pills as teenagers were up to three times more likely to experience depression as adults compared with women who started…

In the Journals

Depression, substance use increasing among former smokers

August 28, 2019
The prevalence of major depression, binge drinking and marijuana use among former smokers has increased in recent years, according to findings…

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Heightened impulsivity common in many psychiatric disorders

August 28, 2019
Results from a meta-analysis published in JAMA Psychiatry support delay discounting — a type of decision-making tied to impulsivity — as…

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Cognitive deficits persist into remission of major depressive episodes

August 26, 2019
Depression-related cognitive deficits in selective attention, working memory and long-term memory persisted into remission from a major depressive…

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Pregnant transgender men at risk for depression, gender dysphoria

August 26, 2019
Transgender men who become pregnant are at increased risk for depression and gender dysphoria; however, getting the proper medical care can be…

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Psychiatric illnesses prevalent in hospitalized patients with ESKD, associated with increased mortality

August 23, 2019
A recently published study found psychiatric illnesses, common among patients with ESKD hospitalized within their first year of dialysis treatment…

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Buprenorphine for opioid dependence may improve treatment adherence for depression

August 22, 2019
Patients receiving buprenorphine for treatment of opioid use disorder were more likely to use medications for unrelated, chronic conditions like…

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Environmental pollution tied to increased risk for psychiatric disorders

August 21, 2019
Study findings published in PLOS Biology indicated that air pollution was significantly linked to increased risk for psychiatric disorders in the…

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Olanzapine may benefit patients with psychotic depression in remission

August 20, 2019
Continuing sertraline plus olanzapine compared with sertraline plus placebo reduced the risk for relapse over 36 weeks among adults with psychotic…

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Adding fluoxetine to CBT does not further reduce youth depressive symptoms

August 19, 2019
Adding fluoxetine to cognitive behavioral therapy failed to further decrease depressive symptoms in youth with moderate-to-severe major depressive…

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Gender minority students more likely to have mental health issues

August 16, 2019
Gender minority college students have two to four times the prevalence of depression, anxiety, eating disorders, self-injury and suicidality compared…

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Mixing opioids, cannabis tied to greater anxiety, depression symptoms

August 15, 2019
Evidence published in Journal of Addiction Medicine showed that combined use of opioid and cannabis was linked to greater symptoms of anxiety…

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Telehealth interventions improve symptoms with chronic pain and anxiety, depression

August 14, 2019
Telehealth interventions delivered online, over the phone and with and without clinician interaction improved outcomes in patients with chronic…

Original Research

Psychiatric Assessment of Deliberate Self-Poisoning

Psychiatric Annals, August 2019, Volume 49 Issue 8
Psychological differences between those who attempt suicide and those who do not are not agreed upon by all specialists. The current study was…

CME Article

Intensively Delivered Cognitive-Behavioral Therapies: An Overview of a Promising Treatment Delivery Format for PTSD and Other Mental Health Disorders

Psychiatric Annals, August 2019, Volume 49 Issue 8
Although cognitive-behavioral therapy (CBT) is considered a treatment of choice for a variety of mental health conditions, many patients who could…

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Kids born to older parents less likely to have behavior problems

August 13, 2019
Children born to older parents are less likely to have externalizing behavior problems, according to a population-based cohort study that included…

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TBI may increase suicide risk among veterans

August 12, 2019
Veterans with a history of traumatic brain injury, or TBI, were twice as likely to die by suicide compared with veterans without history of TBI…

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Actigraphy captures objective activity, sleep data in depression, anxiety disorders

August 9, 2019
Using a wrist-worn actigraphy device, researchers found that people with current depression and/or anxiety had reduced physical activity and more…

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Lower cardiorespiratory fitness linked to greater risk for depression, anxiety

August 7, 2019
Lower cardiorespiratory fitness levels were linked to a higher risk for depression and anxiety disorders, according to findings from a systematic…

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Eating dark chocolate may reduce depression risk

August 6, 2019
Individuals who ate dark chocolate appeared less likely to exhibit clinically relevant depressive symptoms, according to findings recently…

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