In the Journals

Mental health diagnoses common in IBD, but may be lessening in veterans

November 27, 2019
Prevalence of mental health diagnoses like anxiety and depression among veteran patients with IBD have increased since 2000, but the incidence has…
In the Journals

Individuals in last year of life experience high rates of depressive symptoms

November 26, 2019
Individuals in their last year of life had high rates of depressive symptoms, with nearly 60% experiencing depression in the last month before death…
FDA News

FDA warns 15 companies for selling products containing CBD

November 26, 2019
The FDA recently issued warning letters to 15 companies for illegally selling products containing cannabidiol, or CBD, according to a press release.
In the Journals

CBT improves long-term outcomes for anxiety-related disorders

November 26, 2019
Cognitive behavioral therapy may improve outcomes for anxiety-related disorders compared with control conditions up to 1 year after treatment…
In the Journals

US life expectancy drops after decades of improvement

November 26, 2019
Life expectancy among adults in the United States increased for nearly 6 decades but eventually slowed over time and then dropped for 3 straight…
In the Journals

Most children’s digital media use exceeds AAP guidelines

November 25, 2019
The average amount of time children spend watching television or using a computer or mobile device exceeds AAP recommendations, according survey data…
In the Journals

CBT intervention adapted for autism proves efficacious

November 25, 2019
Cognitive behavioral therapy may be efficacious for treating anxiety in children with autism spectrum disorder, according to results of a randomized…

Older adults with prescription opioid misuse need multidisciplinary care

November 25, 2019
Older adults with persistent prescription opioid misuse may require multidisciplinary care to mitigate significant mental, physical and substance use…
In the Journals

Current risk instruments fail to predict suicide

November 22, 2019
Several suicide risk scales lack the specificity to predict suicidal behavior in a psychiatric context, according to results of a prospective…
In the Journals

Childhood sexual abuse survivors need social and emotional support

November 22, 2019
Social and emotional factors, including social support and lifetime history of mental health conditions, play a significant role in achieving…
In the Journals

Women with eating disorders experience adverse pregnancy, neonatal outcomes

November 21, 2019
Women with eating disorders are at an increased risk for adverse pregnancy and neonatal outcomes and should thus be recognized as a high-risk…
In the Journals

Cohort study reveals age-specific risks for childhood and adolescent mental disorders

November 21, 2019
A nationwide population-based cohort study published in JAMA Psychiatry has reported the “first comprehensive assessment” of the…
In the Journals

Gunshot survivors face mental, physical challenges toward recovery

November 20, 2019
Firearm injuries affect victims far beyond mortality and economic burden, according to results of a prospective cohort study published in JAMA
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Abortion does not increase women's suicide risk

November 20, 2019
Although women who have had an abortion have a higher risk for nonfatal suicide attempts, the abortion itself is not the cause, according to results…
In the Journals

Statins may not confer memory, cognition decline in older patients

November 20, 2019
Statin therapy in elderly patients was not linked to a greater decline in cognition or memory during a 6-year period, according to a study published…
Feature

Physicians tapering patients off opioids can turn to HHS guide

November 20, 2019
A recent study suggests that less than a quarter of patients on chronic opioid therapy for noncancer pain are tapered off opioids, and another study…
Meeting NewsVideo

VIDEO: Health care system uses peer recovery specialists to combat opioid crisis

November 19, 2019
WASHINGTON — In this video, Christopher F. Freer, DO, co-chair of the Tackling Addiction Task Force and system director of emergency medicine…
Meeting News

Patients with MDD and suicide ideation/attempt experience significant health care costs

November 19, 2019
Research presented at the annual meeting of the Academy of Managed Care Pharmacy — AMCP Nexus 2019 — underscored the significantly higher…

Barriers may hinder parents from recognizing child's depression

November 19, 2019
A C.S. Mott Children’s Hospital National Poll on Children’s Health demonstrated that one in four adolescents in middle and high school…
In the Journals

Parents of children with congenital heart disease want psychosocial support

November 18, 2019
Parents of children with congenital heart disease may benefit from psychosocial interventions, and these efforts may reduce the burden of parental…
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