In the Journals

Cariprazine reduces depressive symptoms in bipolar depression

March 18, 2019
In a phase 3 study, cariprazine, both taken at 1.5 mg per day and 3 mg per day, was more effective than placebo in improving depressive symptoms in…
In the Journals

Olanzapine plus samidorphan reduces weight gain in schizophrenia

March 18, 2019
Treatment with olanzapine plus samidorphan, an opioid antagonist, resulted in 37% lower weight gain than treatment with olanzapine plus placebo in…
Meeting News

Vaping with e-cigarettes raises odds of CV events, depression

March 18, 2019
NEW ORLEANS — Adults who reported using electronic cigarettes had increased odds of MI, CAD and depression or emotional problems compared with…
Meeting News

CODIACS-QoL: Depression screening fails to improve quality of life post-ACS

March 17, 2019
NEW ORLEANS — Patients with ACS who were screened for depression either with or without medical treatment upon diagnosis did not have a change…
In the Journals

Physician burnout rate increases, broad-based approaches alleviate causes

March 15, 2019
The rate of physician burnout increased 5% during a 3-year period, according to findings recently published in JAMA Network Open. Researchers also…
In the Journals

Self-report battery may improve risk assessment in soldiers with suicidal ideation

March 15, 2019
A cross-validated model that included self-reported history and severity of suicidality, positive screens for mental disorders and Army career…
In the Journals

Patients with mental health history have higher cancer mortality rates

March 15, 2019
Patients with cancer who were hospitalized for mental health problems prior to their diagnosis were more than 73% likely to die from their cancer…
Commentary

AI could play role in treatment of mental health, neurological disorders

March 15, 2019
Artificial Intelligence and machine learning are becoming more prevalent in health care. The science of training computers is providing clinicians…

Committee updates guidelines for genetic testing in psychiatric care

March 14, 2019
A committee of psychiatrists and geneticists from the International Society of Psychiatric Genetics has issued an update to their recommendations for…
In the Journals

More teens, young adults report mental health issues vs. 10 years ago

March 14, 2019
Rates of serious psychological distress, major depression, suicidal thoughts, attempted suicide and completed suicide have increased between 2005 and…
In the Journals

Risk for Alzheimer’s disease extends beyond immediate relatives

March 13, 2019
Recent study results demonstrate that not only were individuals with first-degree relatives who had Alzheimer’s disease at higher risk for…
FDA News

FDA grants fast track designation to Revex for opioid overdose

March 13, 2019
The FDA granted Revex fast track designation for the emergency treatment of known or suspected opioid overdose, according to a press release issued…
In the JournalsPerspective

Cannabis appears safe, effective in young patients with autism

March 13, 2019
Cannabis seemed safe, effective and well-tolerated in treating young patients with autism, according to findings recently published in Scientific
In the Journals

Social anxiety disorder predicts alcohol use disorder

March 13, 2019
Unlike other anxiety disorders, social anxiety disorder appeared to have a causal association with alcohol use disorder in a study of nearly 3,000…
Meeting News

Depression seen in nearly half of young athletes who undergo arthroscopic shoulder stabilization

March 12, 2019
LAS VEGAS — Approximately half of patients who underwent arthroscopic shoulder stabilization demonstrated symptoms of major depressive disorder…
Breaking News

National Cancer Institute director named acting FDA commissioner

March 12, 2019
Norman E. “Ned” Sharpless, MD, director of National Cancer Institute, will replace resigning FDA commissioner Scott
In the Journals

Children as young as 10 years may be at risk for suicide

March 12, 2019
In a sample of 79 children aged 10 to 12 years presenting to the ED, nearly one-third screened positive for suicide risk, according to a NIH study.
In the Journals

Pregnant women face barriers to opioid use disorder diagnosis, treatment

March 12, 2019
Researchers found notable regional variations in diagnosis and treatment of opioid use disorder among pregnant women in the United States. Although…
In the Journals

High systolic BP associated with less cognitive decline

March 11, 2019
Patients aged 75 years and older who underwent treatment for systolic BP of 130 mm Hg or higher showed less cognitive impairment vs. those with…
In the Journals

Health IT tool in waiting room improves clinician, patient communication

March 11, 2019
A simple waiting room-based tool on an iPad that researchers dubbed the Visit Planner significantly improved visit communication between primary care…
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