In the Journals

This feature offers timely executive summaries of the most relevant journals in psychiatry. Through peer “Perspectives,” full bibliographical information and links to the original journal abstract, In the Journals are a step wider and deeper than journal reviews health care professionals may be accustomed.

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Physical activity linked to mood, anxiety levels

November 21, 2017
Most individuals seeking outpatient mental health care reported their mood and anxiety levels were linked to physical activity. “Physical…
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Hormonal birth control may increase risk for suicide

November 21, 2017
Recent findings indicated increased risk for suicide attempt and suicide among women who used hormonal contraception. “In a nationwide…
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Immediate access to opioid agonist treatment could save billions

November 20, 2017
Unlimited, immediate access to opioid agonist treatment with methadone for patients with opioid use disorder offers drastic cost savings and greater…
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Twitter usage may provide insight into ADHD

November 20, 2017
Recent findings showed differences in how individuals with ADHD used social media, compared with peers without ADHD. “On social media, where…
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Study links screen time to increased depression, suicide rates

November 20, 2017
Recent findings that matched national survey data by year suggested more new media screen time may be associated with increases in depression and…
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Early adverse events spur depression, health concerns in teens

November 17, 2017
Children who experience an increase of zero to three adverse childhood events, including poverty or traumatic events, were 25% more likely to have…
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Antipsychotic use in young children declines following peer review policy

November 17, 2017
Following implementation of the peer review prior authorization policy, atypical antipsychotic use significantly decreased among children aged…
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Data shows long-term efficacy, safety of Ingrezza for tardive dyskinesia

November 17, 2017
Full long-term findings, indicating efficacy and safety of Ingrezza for tardive dyskinesia, were recently published in Journal of Clinical
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Depression in fathers linked to teen depression

November 16, 2017
Greater depressive symptoms among fathers were associated with greater depressive symptoms among their adolescent children, according to study…
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Speed processing training lowers dementia risk

November 16, 2017
Speed of processing training decreased risk for dementia, while memory and reasoning training did not, according to recent findings. “Speed of…
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