Women with mental illness engage in significantly more sexually risky behaviors than men, and personality risk scores are a significant predictor of total sex acts for women but not men.
Research reveals an adverse effect of sugar intake from sweet foods and beverages on long-term psychological health.
Researchers found no difference in outcomes between older and younger adults undergoing transcranial magnetic stimulation for depression.
Mixed and psychotic features and comorbid anxiety disorder were also associated with poor treatment response.
Researchers found an association between poor metabolic health and depression, regardless of weight status.
HIV, hepatitis B, and hepatitis C infections are more common among individuals with severe mental illness.
Individuals with a first manic episode with psychotic features were randomly assigned to receive lithium or quetiapine monotherapy during the randomized controlled trial.
The annual screening could decrease negative health outcomes and may be a cost-effective way to reduce complications.
Among the nearly 40 million Americans who have a mental health condition, about 19% use prescription opioids.
Overall, 54% of women with bipolar disorder reported sexual distress and 39% were not satisfied with their sexual life.
Thyroid disease may be a risk factor for manic relapse in patients with bipolar disorder.
Escitalopram may outperform transcranial direct-current stimulation in major depressive disorder.
Researchers found that mood relapse episodes were delayed with risperidone long-acting injection.
Researchers found that back pain patients are also more likely to get higher doses of opioids.
AANP 2017: NPs better able to diagnose and treat mental health disorders with greater exposure as studentsJune 21, 2017
Diagnostic and treatment competency levels in mental health disorders improved with increased educational time on these conditions.
Ketamine may alleviate depression, pain, and adverse effects associated with opioid treatment.
An earlier diagnosis of depression is associated with having a longer delay in conversion to bipolar disorder.
The response to lurasidone between baseline and 2 weeks indicates later treatment success in bipolar depression.
A tai chi program significantly reduced symptoms of depression in Chinese-American patients with mild to moderate depression.
Cognitive-behavioral therapy effectively lowered the relapse rate and lessened depressive symptoms.
Researchers used FRAX scores to examine the association of mental disorders and related medication use with osteoporotic fracture risk in clinical practice.
Patients with high risk for bipolar disorder are more likely to exhibit decreased cognitive performance as a function of increasing overweight status.
Almost half of participants reported that they never received information regarding the side effects of their medication from their prescriber.
Clinicians should monitor thyroid function when managing patients receiving lithium for bipolar disorder.
Cognitive remediation may aid neurocognitive performance, including attention, working memory, and problem solving in bipolar disorder.
Patients exhibiting moderate-to-severe depressive symptoms had worse adherence than nondepressed patients.
Physician education in depression recognition and treatment and restricting access to lethal methods have significant data supporting their effectiveness in suicide prevention.
Considering BMI and sex could help tailor antidepressant choices to improve remission from depression.
Evidence supports the routine use of mind-body practices, such as yoga, meditation, relaxation techniques, and passive music therapy, to address common mental health concerns in patients with breast cancer.
Patients with greater clinical symptom severity had lower quality of life and higher functional impairment.