In the Journals

Girls diagnosed with autism 1.5 years later than boys, on average

January 28, 2020
Researchers have identified key tends in the diagnosis and presentation of autism spectrum disorder. Of note, girls are diagnosed with autism an…
In the Journals

Data do not support ’mommy drinking’ concerns

January 28, 2020
Although binge drinking has increased among mothers in the United States from 2006 to 2018, the increase was greater among women without children…
In the Journals

Prediction model may help identify adolescents at risk for depression

January 28, 2020
Researchers have developed a tool with predictive potential for identifying adolescents who are at high or low risk for depression in young…
Editorial

Direct-to-consumer genetic tests attempt to capture the zeitgeist of personalized medicine

January 28, 2020
In this Editorial, Jeff Balser, MD, PhD, President and CEO of Vanderbilt University Medical Center and Dean of Vanderbilt University School of
In the Journals

Many stimulant prescribers are influenced by pharmaceutical marketing

January 27, 2020
Rising rates of stimulant prescribing may be partly influenced by pharmaceutical industry marketing to physicians, according to study findings…
In the Journals

Guided self-help intervention reduces psychological distress among refugees

January 27, 2020
A guided self-help intervention meaningfully reduced psychological distress among a group of refugees and may thus provide individuals in…
Meeting News

Understanding and approaching feeding disorders in children with autism

January 24, 2020
Pediatric feeding disorders are common in children with autism, and medical issues associated with these disorders could be overlooked due to…
In the Journals

Prenatal depression more common in low-income than middle-income countries

January 24, 2020
Women in low-income countries were significantly more likely to experience prenatal depression compared with women in middle-income countries…
In the Journals

Victims of cyberbullying report higher levels of depression, PTSD

January 24, 2020
Adolescents who were cyberbullied experienced greater psychiatric symptom severity, including for depression and PTSD, according to results of a…
Meeting News

Patients with IBD ‘without a doubt’ struggle with mental health

January 24, 2020
AUSTIN, Texas – Knowing the burden of inflammatory bowel disease and the constraints of time with gastroenterologists, advanced practice…
Feature

Trump’s claim to have ‘saved’ preexisting conditions clashes with record

January 24, 2020
Earlier this month, health care policy suddenly managed to steal some headlines away from impeachment and the ongoing horserace of the 2020…
In the JournalsPerspective

Simple tool with ‘good accuracy’ predicts life expectancy in patients with dementia

January 24, 2020
Using routinely collected patient characteristics, researchers said they were able to predict the life expectancy of patients with dementia with…
In the Journals

CVS’ decision to stop cigarette sales likely led to more quit attempts

January 24, 2020
In 2014, CVS Health said it would stop selling tobacco products, suggesting that such sales contradicted the company’s goal of promoting…

CDC: Suicide rates vary widely by industry and occupation

January 23, 2020
Suicide rates vary by industry and occupation, with individuals in specific groups within these categories experiencing higher rates compared with…
In the Journals

Bariatric surgery does not improve overall mental health in adolescents with obesity

January 23, 2020
Adolescents who underwent bariatric surgery and experienced subsequent substantial weight loss did not see overall mental health improvements at 5…
Guest Editorial

Refresh your practice

January 23, 2020
In this guest editorial, Wayne B. Jonas, MD, the executive director of Samueli
In the Journals

Trauma-focused CBT lessens post-traumatic stress, grief in orphaned children

January 22, 2020
Trauma-focused cognitive behavioral therapy, or TF-CBT, more effectively reduced post-traumatic stress than usual care among children who experienced…
In the Journals

Digital CBT program mitigates insomnia symptoms in pregnant women

January 22, 2020
Digital cognitive behavioral therapy was effective, scalable, safe and acceptable for improving insomnia symptoms among pregnant women, according to…
In the Journals

Patients with schizophrenia may have reduced brain connections that affect planning

January 21, 2020
Researchers have found lower levels of a protein associated with neural connections in the living brains of people with schizophrenia, according to…
In the Journals

Dementia screening safe but offers few benefits by itself

January 21, 2020
Screening for Alzheimer’s disease and related dementias in primary care settings did not result in any harm as measured by patient-reported…
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