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Positive mood associated with enhanced responses to influenza vaccination

Positive mood associated with enhanced responses to influenza vaccination

Greater positive mood significantly predicted greater antibody responses to the influenza vaccination.

Regular, leisure exercise may reduce incidence of depression

A correlation was found between undertaking regular leisure-time exercise and reduced incidence of future depression but not anxiety.

Most adolescents with ADHD have indifferent attitudes toward medication

A majority of study participants also reported that they frequently skip doses of ADHD medication.

Opinion

When patients need services that don't exist

It can be difficult to care for complex patients when they need services that do not exist.

Evidence-based practices for suicide prevention

Physician education in depression recognition and treatment and restricting access to lethal methods have significant data supporting their effectiveness in suicide prevention.

Could "safe consumption sites" help the heroin epidemic in the US?

"Safe consumption sites" are medically-supervised venues where heroin users can inject heroin in clean, safe, and medically-supervised facilities.

Clinical Feature

Limited evidence available for augmentation therapy in treatment-resistant depression

Limited evidence available for augmentation therapy in treatment-resistant depression

Clinicians prescribing antidepressants may need to consider augmenting monotherapy with another agent.

Successful addiction recovery

Successful addiction recovery

Suboxone can curb drug addiction if it is used correctly.

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Eight apps for a healthy holiday

Eight apps for a healthy holiday

With the holiday season in full swing, clinicians and patients alike face difficulties in staying healthy and happy. Click through ...

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