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…
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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…
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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…
In the Journals

Training model for therapists shows positive outcome to aid treatment

November 18, 2019
Training university therapists to aid in evidence-based treatments for patients demonstrated positive outcomes, according to study findings published…
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Q&A: Second-generation antipsychotics for patients with schizophrenia, bipolar disorder

November 15, 2019
Research presented at the annual meeting of the Academy of Managed Care Pharmacy — AMCP Nexus 2019 — highlighted real-world treatment…
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5 stories to read for Alzheimer’s Awareness Month

November 15, 2019
In 1983, President Ronald Reagan designated November as Alzheimer’s Awareness Month, and it has been considered as such in the United States…
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Depression should be considered ‘critical’ comorbidity in PsA

November 14, 2019
Patients with psoriatic arthritis who also have depression were more likely to be on medications for PsA, had fewer swollen joints and lower disease…
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Reduce your 2019 tax bill before year's end

November 14, 2019
Many physicians have just filed their 2018 tax returns – if they filed on extension – but it is already time to take steps to reduce the…
FDA News

FDA warns Dollar Tree regarding ‘potentially unsafe’ drugs

November 14, 2019
The FDA has sent a warning letter to Greenbrier International, Inc., doing business as Dollar Tree, for receiving over-the-counter drugs made by…
In the Journals

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…
Meeting News

‘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…
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