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Solutions needed for increasing physician burnout rate in the US

Solutions needed for increasing physician burnout rate in the US

Although awareness of physician burnout has increased, the problem continues to affect medical students, residents, and practicing physicians.

Sexual harassment: How far have we come?

Sexual harassment: How far have we come?

Researchers sought to determine how much has changed since the Journal of Occupational Health Psychology first reported on sexual harassment two decades ago.

ECG may distinguish major depressive disorder from bipolar depression

ECG may distinguish major depressive disorder from bipolar depression

Heart rate variability and specific inflammatory biomarkers can differentiate major depressive disorder from depression in bipolar disorder.

Residual anxiety after venlafaxine treatment associated with depressive relapse

Residual anxiety after venlafaxine treatment associated with depressive relapse

Venlafaxine was superior to lithium in reducing symptoms of both bipolar II, depression, and anxiety.

Brief intervention may be beneficial for adolescents with chronic pain

Brief intervention may be beneficial for adolescents with chronic pain

A combination of psychoeducation, cognitive-based therapy, visualization, and breathing exercises may represent a tolerable and readily accepted complementary therapeutic approach for adolescent patients with chronic pain.

Distinct treatment trajectories vary for childhood depression

Distinct treatment trajectories vary for childhood depression

Youths receiving dual therapy for depression had the highest incidence of attempted suicide compared with those receiving monotherapy.

FDA approves schizophrenia digital ingestion sensor

FDA approves schizophrenia digital ingestion sensor

The US Food and Drug Administration has approved Abilify MyCite, which contains an ingestible sensor that records whether or not the medication was taken.

US surgical residents have high stress, burnout levels

US surgical residents have high stress, burnout levels

US Surgical residents have severe stress and high burnout levels during general training.

Computerized cognitive behavioral therapy beneficial for anxiety, depression

Computerized cognitive behavioral therapy beneficial for anxiety, depression

Mood, health-related QoL, and anxiety are not further improved by internet support group.

Vegetarian diet linked to more depressive symptoms in men

Vegetarian diet linked to more depressive symptoms in men

Men who identified as vegetarian had higher depression scores compared with non-vegetarians.

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