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Minimum wage increase may reduce suicide rate of less-educated people

January 14, 2020
The suicide rate decreased up to 6% among people with high school education or less when a state’s minimum wage was increased by $1, according…

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Vital exhaustion may increase AF risk

January 14, 2020
Patients who reported vital exhaustion on a questionnaire had an increased risk for incident atrial fibrillation, according to a study published in…

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Largest GWAS of anxiety traits reveals novel genetic variants

January 13, 2020
Findings of the largest genome-wide association study of anxiety traits to date have revealed new insights into genetic risk mechanisms shared by…

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BMI linked to major psychiatric disorders

January 9, 2020
Findings of a genome-wide association study published in JAMA Psychiatry suggest that many overlapping genetic risk variants exist between BMI and…

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Fewer-item depression rating scale superior to higher-item scale

January 8, 2020
The six-item Hamilton Depression Rating Scale, or HAM-D6, was a better measure of core depressive symptoms than the 17-item HAM-D17, according to…

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EEG data effective treatment planning tool for patients with depression

January 6, 2020
Electroencephalographic, or EEG, data may serve as an effective treatment planning tool for patients with depression, according to results of a…

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Adolescents' perceptions of family social status impact mental health

January 6, 2020
Adolescents’ view of their family’s social status is significantly associated with their mental health and life outcomes, according to…

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EEG-based analyses can pinpoint efficacy of antidepressant vs. placebo

January 3, 2020
Network functional connectivity analyses based on electroencephalography, or EEG, effectively differentiate between responses to an antidepressant…

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Brain measurements at age 7 can predict future ADHD, MDD risk

December 31, 2019
Resting-state functional MRI metrics measured at age 7 years can be used to predict the developmental trajectory of ADHD and major depressive…

Air pollution exposure may increase risk for depression, suicide

December 26, 2019
Higher levels of air pollution exposure may be associated with increased rates of depression and death by suicide among those exposed, according to…

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Black adolescents may experience five daily instances of racial discrimination

December 17, 2019
Black adolescents in the United States reported more than five instances of racial discrimination daily, which led to short-term increases in…

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Adolescent depression curriculum for pediatric residents addresses education gaps

December 16, 2019
Few pediatric medical residents receive experience managing adolescent depression or initiating medication in the continuity clinic, according to…

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Updated depressive model targets patients with prescription opioid use disorder

December 13, 2019
An updated version of an established model for major depressive disorder offers a “useful foundation” toward a comprehensive…

In the JournalsPerspective

People with depression twice as likely to use cannabis

December 12, 2019
Individuals with depression were more than twice as likely to use cannabis than those without depression, according to study findings published in…

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ADHD, autism and 6 psychiatric disorders share common genetic structure

December 12, 2019
Researchers have identified eight psychiatric disorders that share a common genetic structure, according to study results published in Cell.

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Studies provide insight into 'loneliness epidemic' among older adults

December 10, 2019
A pair of studies published in Psychology and Aging found that among older Americans, claims of a “loneliness epidemic” reflect the…

CME Article

Restless Legs Syndrome in Women with Comorbid Psychiatric Disease

Psychiatric Annals, December 2019, Volume 49 Issue 12
Restless legs syndrome (RLS) is a relatively common sleep disorder that affects many patients with psychiatric comorbidities. Also known as…

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Activity tracker may improve life function, depression in patients with CVD risk

December 8, 2019
Patients with a history of depression and at risk for CVD who wore an activity tracker for 8 weeks had improvements in life functioning and…

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Antidepressant maintenance, not CBT, associated with reduced depressive recurrence risk

December 5, 2019
Patients with chronic or recurrent major depressive disorder who recovered using antidepressants alone or combined with cognitive behavioral therapy…

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Depressive symptoms common, linked to dietary non-adherence in patients on hemodialysis

December 4, 2019
Researchers of a published study found a high prevalence of both depressive symptoms and dietary non-adherence in patients on hemodialysis and…

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