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Adolescents' perceptions of family social status impact mental health

January 6, 2020
Adolescents’ view of their family’s social status is significantly associated with their mental health and life outcomes, according to…
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Kratom’s risk obscured by ‘soft data’

January 6, 2020
The FDA has repeatedly stated that kratom is dangerous, saying it can lead addiction and in some cases, death. However, some experts continue to…
In the Journals

High opioid dosages increase overdose risk in young patients

January 3, 2020
High daily opioid dosages are associated with a heightened risk for overdose in adolescents and young adults, according to results from a study…
In the Journals

Tau may better predict Alzheimer's effect on brain than amyloid

January 3, 2020
Tau protein is a superior predictor than amyloid protein of the effect of Alzheimer’s disease on a patient’s brain, according to results…
In the Journals

EEG-based analyses can pinpoint efficacy of antidepressant vs. placebo

January 3, 2020
Network functional connectivity analyses based on electroencephalography, or EEG, effectively differentiate between responses to an antidepressant…
FDA News

FDA bans most e-cigarette flavors

January 2, 2020
HHS Secretary Alex Azar announced that companies that do not stop manufacturing, distributing and selling unauthorized flavored cartridge-based…
In the Journals

Ramelteon and suvorexant effective for delirium prevention

January 2, 2020
Patients with delirium may benefit from taking ramelteon or Belsomra, according to results of a prospective observational study published in Journal
In the Journals

Researchers find neural target area for CBT in panic disorder

January 2, 2020
Panic disorder is associated with a biased panic-related semantic network that can be normalized using cognitive behavioral therapy, according to…
Feature

‘Focus on fun’: Reversing the trend of broken New Year’s resolutions

January 2, 2020
By the middle of February, some 80% of people will have broken their New Year’s resolutions, a clinical psychologist wrote in U.S. News and
In the Journals

Brain measurements at age 7 can predict future ADHD, MDD risk

December 31, 2019
Resting-state functional MRI metrics measured at age 7 years can be used to predict the developmental trajectory of ADHD and major depressive…
In the Journals

Cause-specific opioid mortality research reveals need for combination interventions

December 31, 2019
Individuals who use illicitly manufactured opioids or pharmaceutical opioids outside the bounds of a medical prescription experience significant yet…
In the Journals

Children with HIV show poorer neuropsychological performance

December 30, 2019
Children who were perinatally infected with HIV showed poorer scores on tests measuring cognitive ability, attention and motor function than their…

Top psychiatry stories of 2019

December 30, 2019
As 2019 draws to a close, Healio Psychiatry has compiled a list of the top stories of the year for psychiatrists and other mental health…
In the Journals

Prescribing antipsychotics at higher than 95% effective dose may not offer additional efficacy

December 30, 2019
Patients with chronic schizophrenia who have acute exacerbations may not experience increased benefit from receiving antipsychotic doses higher than…
In the Journals

Automotive plant closures linked to 85% increase in opioid overdose mortality

December 30, 2019
Opioid overdose mortality rates among working-age adults increased 85% in manufacturing counties in the 5 years after an automotive assembly plant…
In the Journals

Polygenic scores can help determine schizophrenia subgroups

December 27, 2019
Schizophrenia subgroups with distinct cognitive development trajectories can be determined using adult cognitive data, according to study findings…
In the Journals

Grandparents who care for grandchildren less likely to feel isolated, lonely

December 27, 2019
Grandparents who are active in the lives of their grandchildren may have a decreased risk for loneliness and social isolation, according to results…
In the Journals

Obesity during midlife linked to increased dementia risk in women

December 27, 2019
Women who were obese during midlife had a 21% greater risk for dementia compared with women who were not, according to a study published in…
In the Journals

Inflammatory biomarker may predict whether patients with CKD will benefit from antidepressants

December 27, 2019
Published findings determined that, for patients with chronic kidney disease and major depressive disorder, higher concentrations of the inflammatory…

Air pollution exposure may increase risk for depression, suicide

December 26, 2019
Higher levels of air pollution exposure may be associated with increased rates of depression and death by suicide among those exposed, according to…
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