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Late pregnancy SSRI use linked to anxious, depressed behaviors in offspring

January 16, 2018
Although prenatal exposure to selective serotonin reuptake inhibitors did not increase the risk for externalizing, emotional and social problems in…
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Small risk for suicide, nonfatal self-harm follows bariatric surgery

January 16, 2018
Patients with obesity who undergo bariatric surgery have a small but significantly increased risk for attempting or committing suicide in the years…
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Black parents underreport autism concerns in their children

January 16, 2018
Black parents mentioned significantly fewer autism concerns as well as fewer repetitive, restricted and social behavior concerns in their children…
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Noncontingent exposure to safety signals eliminates safety behaviors in OCD

January 16, 2018
A treatment based on the noncontingent introduction of stimuli associated with safety signals —external or internal cues produced by safety…
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Apathy, depressive symptoms may indicate onset of incident dementia

January 15, 2018
Apathy and depressive symptoms were independently linked to incident dementia in community-dwelling older adults, and may be an early sign of…

New CBO report suggests reauthorizing CHIP is less expensive than alternatives

January 15, 2018
The bi-partisan Congressional Budget Office and Joint Committee on Taxation has issued a report that seemed to suggest extending the…
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Bullying in childhood heightens risk for mental health problems in adolescence

January 15, 2018
Data from a longitudinal, 18-year follow-up study shows that peer victimization in childhood increased the risk for experiencing suicidal thoughts…
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ADHD medication may cut risk for STIs

January 12, 2018
Adolescents and young adults with ADHD were at higher risk for STIs later in life compared with those without the disorder; however, ADHD medications…
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Chantix may increase cardiovascular event risk

January 12, 2018
Patients taking Chantix had a heightened risk for hospitalizations and ED visits due to adverse cardiovascular events, according to findings…
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Maternal folic acid intake reduces risk for autistic traits in some children

January 12, 2018
Women who took an antiepileptic drug while pregnant had a five to eight times increased risk for having a child with autistic traits if they did not…
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Frequent business travel linked to poorer mental health outcomes

January 12, 2018
Researchers found that people who travel for business 21 nights or more per month are more likely to report symptoms of anxiety and depression…

ACP ‘strongly opposes’ enforcing work requirements for Medicaid

January 11, 2018
ACP emphasized its strong opposition to restricting access to health care coverage through Medicaid based on employment status. The Trump…
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Genetic changes relate to severity of suicide attempt, psychiatric risk

January 11, 2018
Genetic changes in the gene that affects stress regulation – known as the corticotropin-releasing hormone, or CRH, gene – were…
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Sepsis survivors face significant impairments requiring long-term care strategies

January 11, 2018
A recently published review found that despite improvements in sepsis survival rates, survivors often experience a host of physical and mental health…
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Tamper-resistant oxycodone does not affect overall opioid use, harm

January 11, 2018
Although a formulation of tamper-resistant, controlled-release oxycodone tablets reduced misuse of pharmaceutical opioids among people who inject…
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Single question may predict risk for opioid misuse

January 11, 2018
A single question that assessed pain catastrophizing — which researchers said was “an exaggerated negative reaction or response to pain…
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Shorter sleep duration may be linked to depression, anxiety

January 11, 2018
Individuals who sleep less than the recommended 8 hours per night are more likely to have negative repetitive thoughts, similar to those seen in…
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Multisystematic therapy, management as usual produce similar results in teen antisocial behavior

January 10, 2018
Research findings do not support multisystemic therapy over management as usual for adolescents with moderate-to-severe antisocial behavior, with no…
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Hormone therapy may prevent depressive symptoms during menopause transition

January 10, 2018
One year of transdermal estradiol plus micronized progesterone helped prevent the development of depressive symptoms more effectively than placebo…
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More than two-thirds of individuals who try smoking become daily smokers

January 10, 2018
Approximately 69% of individuals who ever tried a cigarette progressed — at least briefly —to daily smoking, according to a study…
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