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Suicide risk significantly heightened first month, year after self-harm discharge

November 14, 2019
Patients who present to a hospital for self-harm are at a high risk for suicide in the first year after presentation, and particularly in the first…
In the Journals

Urgent need exists to identify suicidal behavior in adolescents and young adults

November 14, 2019
There is an urgent need for immediate identification of suicidal behavior in adolescents and young adults to prevent or diminish the impact of…
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‘Stop and think’ each time you use social media professionally

November 14, 2019
ATLANTA — Because social media guidelines at the institution, practice setting and professional organizations are often vague or open to…

Childhood exposure to nitrogen dioxide associated with risk for schizophrenia

November 13, 2019
There was a significant correlation between childhood exposure to nitrogen dioxide and the polygenic risk score for schizophrenia, according to…
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‘Running medicine’ improves health

November 13, 2019
“Running medicine” events that combined several types of exercise and community-building events improved participants’ physical and…

Employee behavioral health programs improve depression, anxiety

November 13, 2019
Employer-sponsored behavioral health programs improved depression and anxiety among employees, according to a study results published in the Journal
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PTSD associated with binge eating symptoms in men and women

November 12, 2019
Both subthreshold and threshold PTSD are associated with bingeeating symptoms in men and women, according to a study published in the Journal of
In the Journals

Experiential avoidance a predictor for MDD, GAD in older adolescents

November 12, 2019
Experiential avoidance is a predictor for major depressive disorder and generalized anxiety disorder symptomatology in older adolescents, data from…
In the Journals

Bacterial infection during pregnancy associated with psychosis in offspring

November 11, 2019
Maternal bacterial infection during pregnancy is associated with a significantly higher risk for psychotic disorders in offspring depending on…
In the Journals

Researchers identify significant lack of funding for pediatric firearm injury studies

November 11, 2019
Research focused on firearm-related injuries receives significantly less federal funding compared with other top causes of pediatric and adolescent…

Working to 'change the trajectory' for veterans' suicide prevention, awareness

November 11, 2019
In 2017, the suicide rate for U.S. veterans was 1.5 times the rate for non-veteran adults, according to the U.S. Department of Veterans Affairs. The…
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Stress-related diagnosis may increase risk for severe infections

November 11, 2019
Findings from a study conducted among more than 144,000 people in Sweden indicated that post-traumatic stress disorder, or PTSD, and other…
Meeting News

Say yes — and no — to eliminate physician burnout

November 10, 2019
HOUSTON — The ability to say yes and no can make a significant difference in the ability to prevent or eliminate physician burnout, according…
In the Journals

Clinical depression confers elevated risk for abdominal aortic aneurysm

November 9, 2019
Patients aged 50 years or older with depression were found to have a significantly greater risk for abdominal aortic aneurysm than those without…
In the Journals

Lithium reduction during pregnancy and postpartum period lowers fetal health risks

November 8, 2019
Pregnant women undergoing treatment for mood disorders should be prescribed the lowest therapeutic range of lithium, according to a study published…
In the Journals

Mental health not impacted by long-term social media use

November 8, 2019
Long-term use of social media websites did not negatively affect mental health, according to an 8-year longitudinal study.

$17.2 million grant awarded to research Alzheimer’s connection with eye health

November 7, 2019
The National Institute on Aging has awarded a $17.2 million grant to University of Washington School of Medicine assistant professor of ophthalmology…
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Gender-affirming surgeries reduce mental health treatment in transgender population

November 7, 2019
Transgender individuals who receive gender-affirming surgeries are less likely to require mental health treatment, according to the first total…
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ED admissions for adolescent sexual abuse double in 7 years

November 7, 2019
The number of ED admissions related to confirmed adolescent sexual abuse more than doubled from 2010 through 2016 in the United States, according to…

Death from preventable causes more common in rural vs. urban US

November 7, 2019
The CDC said it has identified a “persistent and striking gap” in the percentage of rural and urban Americans who die from the top five…
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