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.
Reviews containing "wishlists" indicate that consumer needs are not adequately addressed by the apps that are currently available.
The findings show no significant difference among sertraline monotherapy, lithium monotherapy, or a combination of the 2 medications.
Serum concentration levels of several antidepressants were lower in cigarette smokers compared with nonsmokers.
No difference was observed in risk of overall cancer in patients with bipolar disorder who use lithium, compared with the general population.
For many off-label indications, the prescribed drug is often not supported by strong evidence for the respective indication.
Appropriate patient section for ketamine treatment should include diagnostic considerations and assessment of other medical, psychological, and social factors.
Differences in refusal rates for pharmacotherapy and psychotherapy were particularly evident for depressive disorders, panic disorder, and social anxiety disorder.
Reducing postpartum depression involves universal screening and appropriate referral and treatment by clinicians.
A better understanding of this complicated condition is key to helping patients reduce symptoms, maximize quality of life, and improve adaptive functioning skills.
Women with a good recovery after stroke and a moderate level of optimism had a 0.40‐fold reduction in the odds of developing new-onset poststroke depression.
Atypical antipsychotic adjunctive therapy and mood stabilizers may be a more effective treatment than mood stabilizer monotherapy.
Researchers measured vital status records to ascertain death from 16 site-specific malignancies.