Trump’s transgender military ban harmful for mental health

July 26, 2017
President Donald J. Trump today indicated a reinstitution of a transgender ban from the military in a series of posts of Twitter. In response, the…
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Good dietary practices may reduce Alzheimer’s risk in old age

July 26, 2017
Practicing healthy eating habits can improve cognitive function and reduce the risk for dementia later in life, according to data from four large…
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Tool helps identify those risk for autism spectrum disorder

July 26, 2017
The Autism Observation Scale for Infants, or AOSI, can help ascertain young children with tuberous sclerosis complex who are at higher risk for…
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In-unit suicide attempts doubles risk in Army soldiers

July 26, 2017
Army soldiers in a unit with five or more suicide attempts in the past year were twice as likely to attempt suicide, compared with peers in units…
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Estrogen exposure duration tied to depressive symptoms during menopausal transition

July 26, 2017
The risk for depression in women during the menopausal transition and up to 10 years after decreased with longer duration of estrogen exposure as…
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Medicaid discontinuity leads to higher costs, hospital use in depression

July 26, 2017
Adults with major depression who experienced Medicaid discontinuity had significantly greater use of ED and inpatient services than those with…
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Oxytocin effective treatment for social deficits in children with autism

July 26, 2017
Intranasal oxytocin can improve social functioning in children with autism spectrum disorder, with specific benefits observed for signaling…

Preliminary findings show safety of intranasal OPNT002 for alcohol addiction

July 25, 2017
Opiant Pharmaceuticals Inc. recently announced phase 1 data showing efficacy and safety of OPNT002, intended for treatment of alcohol use disorder…
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Experts revise PANS/PANDAS treatment guidelines

July 25, 2017
A panel of clinicians and researchers recently published revised treatment recommendations for management of Pediatric Acute Onset Neuropsychiatric…
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Bidirectional relationship observed between hot flashes, depressive symptoms in menopausal women

July 25, 2017
Researchers observed a bidirectional relationship between vasomotor symptoms, or VMS, and depressive symptoms in menopausal women, but VMS are not…

NIH grant study explores improvisational dance for dementia

July 24, 2017
Researchers from Wake Forest University received a $1.5 million grant from the NIH to conduct a 3-year clinical trial on the effect of…
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Researchers explore the role of psychiatrists in patients’ physical health

July 24, 2017
In a recent CME article in Psychiatric Annals, Geetha Reddy, MD, MPH, and Jeffrey T. Rado, MD, MPH, FAPA, of Northwestern University, discussed the…
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Patients with Alzheimer’s disease experience related comorbidities prior to diagnosis

July 24, 2017
Even before an official diagnosis of Alzheimer’s disease, patients had significantly higher — and increasing — rates of…
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Screening may prevent violence in individuals at risk for psychosis

July 24, 2017
Violent ideation and behavior were significant predictors of subsequent violent behavior and psychosis diagnosis among individuals at high risk for…
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AAP urges renewed support for pediatric team-based care

July 24, 2017
Specific investments should be made for pediatric care practices by stakeholders, including infrastructure, education and privacy-secured technology…

Axsome launches phase 2/3 trial of AXS-05 for agitation in Alzheimer’s

July 21, 2017
Axsome Theraputics recently announced the initiation of a phase 2/3 trial assessing efficacy and safety of AXS-05, a combination of dextromethorphan…
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Brain activity differs between boys, girls with depression

July 21, 2017
Recent findings indicated sex-specific differences in brain activity among adolescents with depression. “Men are more liable to suffer from…
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Lancet Commission: 10 key ways to improve dementia prevention

July 20, 2017
A report from the Lancet Commission on Dementia Prevention, Intervention, and Care identifies key issues that physicians should be aware of to…
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Digital SAGE assessment accurate for early dementia

July 20, 2017
Data presented at the Alzheimer’s Association International Conference indicated efficacy of a digital version of the Self-Administered…
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Another study finds no link between PPIs, dementia

July 20, 2017
Researchers report they found “no convincing evidence” of an association between the use of proton pump inhibitors and risk for dementia…
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