In the Journals

Pulmonary rehabilitation mitigates depression, anxiety symptoms in COPD

July 26, 2019
Pulmonary rehabilitation significantly improves symptoms of depression and anxiety in patients with COPD, according to a study. The systematic…

In the Journals

Combination benzodiazepine, antidepressant use during pregnancy warrants caution

July 26, 2019
Although benzodiazepine use during pregnancy did not seem to be linked to congenital or cardiac malformations, its use in combination with…

In the Journals

Psychiatric symptoms inconsistently predict health care use for patients with IBS

July 25, 2019
Patients with irritable bowel syndrome and psychiatric comorbidities are more likely to seek psychiatric care but not gastrointestinal care when they…

In the Journals

Undetected OSA could hinder antidepressant response

July 25, 2019
Researchers found that 14% of 125 suicidal adults with major depressive disorder, who were not suspected to have obstructive sleep apnea, actually…

In the Journals

Commission offers ways to improve physical health of people with mental illness

July 23, 2019
The Lancet Psychiatry Commission, a global taskforce of mental health experts, presented key targets, emerging strategies and recommendations for…

FDA News

FDA warns company for selling unapproved CBD products to treat Alzheimer’s, cancer, opioid withdrawal

July 23, 2019
The FDA has issued a warning letter to Curaleaf Inc. for illegally selling unapproved products containing cannabidiol, or CBD, online, claiming to…

In the Journals

Depression treatment lacking in black, Hispanic adults with type 2 diabetes

July 22, 2019
Fewer black and Hispanic adults with type 2 diabetes receive pharmaceutical treatment for depressive symptoms than their white peers, according to…

In the JournalsPerspective

App increases depression screenings in pregnant women

July 22, 2019
Incorporating a smartphone app into an OB-GYN practice increased the number of depression screenings and improved early identification and treatment…

In the Journals

Depression linked to increased IBD activity

July 19, 2019
Researchers found that depression was independently associated with greater inflammatory bowel disease, or IBD, activity, and that less positive…

In the JournalsPerspective

Diagnostic clarity needed to distinguish physician burnout, depression

July 19, 2019
Although emphasis has been put on combatting physician burnout, physician depression remains largely ignored, according to a viewpoint published in…

In the Journals

Screen time linked to depression in teens

July 19, 2019
Study findings published in JAMA Pediatrics indicated an association between computer, social media and television use and increases in depressive…

Using speech-based technologies to detect mental illness

July 18, 2019
The potential of artificial intelligence and machine learning approaches to identify mental illness continues to be exciting area of research…

In the Journals

Financial barriers to health care access may increase distress in patients with CKD

July 17, 2019
Financial barriers to obtaining and accessing health care services were significantly associated with depression and anxiety in patients with chronic…

Editorial

A Great Gene Environment Depression Story Fades Into the Sunset

Psychiatric Annals, July 2019, Volume 49 Issue 7
It was a great story. Caspi et al.1 made a big splash with their 2003 article that looked at the Dunedin Multidisciplinary Health and Development…

July marks Minority Mental Health Awareness Month

July 12, 2019
Ethnic and racial minority groups are less likely to have access to mental health resources and/or use community mental health services, according to…

In the Journals

More data needed on link between isotretinoin, psychiatric events

July 11, 2019
Depressive disorders and suicidal ideation accounted for 55.1% of all reported psychiatric adverse events among patients taking isotretinoin from…

In the Journals

Biomarker of pesticide exposure tied to depressive symptoms among teens

July 11, 2019
Study findings published in International Journal of Hygiene and Environmental Health indicated a link between a biomarker of pesticide exposure and…

In the Journals

CPAP reduces depressive symptoms in patients with sleep apnea, CVD

July 8, 2019
Continuous positive airway pressure treatment reduced depressive symptoms in patients with co-existing obstructive sleep apnea and cardiovascular…

Phase 3 data supports lumateperone for bipolar depression

July 8, 2019
Intra-Cellular Therapies, Inc. announced positive results from a phase 3 clinical trial evaluating lumateperone as monotherapy in the treatment of…

In the Journals

Clinicians guide to anti-inflammatory treatments for major depression

July 3, 2019
Targeting inflammation is a promising way to treat patients with major depressive disorder, according to a report in Journal of Clinical

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