In the Journals

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

Therapeutic model for youth suicide prevention 'first step' toward short-term intervention

December 13, 2019
A new therapeutic model may be an alternative to lengthy hospital stays for adolescents who are acutely suicidal, according to study results…
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…
In the Journals

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.
Perspective

For the first time, more women than men are in medical school

December 12, 2019
Women made up the majority of enrolled medical students in the United States for the first time, according to data for the 2019-2020 academic year…
In the Journals

MSM, transgender women who use methamphetamine may benefit from mirtazapine

December 11, 2019
Mirtazapine combined with substance use counseling may reduce methamphetamine use and certain HIV risk behaviors among cisgender men and transgender…
In the Journals

Patients with psychosis may experience significant cognitive decline with age

December 11, 2019
Cognitive performance declined over the two decades following first hospitalization for patients with psychotic disorders, according to study results…
Feature

DHE re-emerges as ‘magic’ migraine treatment

December 11, 2019
Acute migraine treatments containing dihydroergotamine, or DHE, could soon return to the mainstream, providing a less cumbersome treatment option for…
In the Journals

Perceived meaning in life associated with better health outcomes

December 10, 2019
The presence of and search for meaning in life may impact health and well-being, with a significant difference in this association for adults younger…
In the Journals

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…
In the Journals

News about Trump negatively impacts medical interns’ moods

December 10, 2019
Heavy workloads, medical errors and sleep deprivation are recognized factors that can affect the mental health of training physicians. Recently…
In the Journals

Risk-tolerant patients with opioid use disorder more likely to relapse

December 9, 2019
Computational markers have revealed that patients in treatment for opioid addiction are more likely to relapse when they develop greater tolerance to…
In the Journals

DNA testing may predict ASD in siblings of individuals with the disorder

December 9, 2019
DNA testing of siblings of individuals with autism spectrum disorder may help predict a future diagnosis, according to findings published in Nature
Feature

Proposed legislation to lower drug prices: What clinicians need to know

December 9, 2019
Several bills have been introduced recently to reduce the high cost of prescription drugs. “Despite partisan gridlock in Washington, both…
In the Journals

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…
In the Journals

Alzheimer's incidence varies significantly by location

December 6, 2019
Research published in Journal of the American Geriatrics Society highlighted significant geographic variation in the incidence of Alzheimer’s…
In the Journals

Young children exposed to nicotine may develop hyperactivity, conduct problems

December 6, 2019
Children who are exposed to nicotine during their first four years of life exhibited symptoms of hyperactivity and conduct problems, according to a…
Feature

Narcolepsy diagnoses plagued by misunderstandings

December 6, 2019
The symptoms of narcolepsy are often mistaken or even missed by physicians, which can seriously impact patient care. “It is often 10 years…
In the Journals

Social media use associated with disordered eating among young adolescents

December 5, 2019
Researchers have reported a “clear pattern of association” between social media use and disordered eating thoughts and behaviors…
In the Journals

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…
Healio Jobs