Electroconvulsive therapy is effective for depression in patients with suicidal ideation and resistance to other treatments.
Most young children with an emotional, behavioral, or relationship problem receive no interventions for their disorder.
The prevalence of dementia dropped about 24% between 2000 and 2012.
Older adults with depression are less likely to adhere to COPD maintenance medications regimens.
While many suicide prevention techniques are effective, others have not been proven to be beneficial.
For children and teens diagnosed with depression, the benefits of the most commonly prescribed antidepressants may not outweigh the risks.
Probuphine is the first buprenorphine implant approved for the maintenance treatment of opioid dependence.
Mothers who heavily used tobacco during pregnancy increased the risk of their children developing schizophrenia.
Antidepressant use for anxiety, panic, and ADHD has increased.
Since 2002, the number of hospitalizations due to opioid abuse and dependence has increased by 72%.
Low dose lithium can bring return absolute neutrophil count (ANC) to normal levels.
Young adults with sleep problems have increased risks of developing chronic pain and experiencing worsening in pain severity.
A large study found that use of SSRI medications to treat depression does not increase the risk of cardiovascular events in patients 20 to 64 years of age.
Women considered obese were more likely to have depression than women of a normal weight.
Researchers saw improvement in 80% of patients treated with ketamine infusion therapy.
The rate of misuse of prescription stimulants has risen among young adults despite the rate of prescriptions remaining the same.
The USPSTF has found insufficient evidence to support screening all young children for autism spectrum disorder if a parent or clinician has no expressed concerns.
Patients administered low doses of benzodiazepines have an elevated risk of dementia and Alzheimer's disease compared with patients who received higher doses.
The USPSTF has updated its 2009 depression screening guidelines, now recommending that all adults be screened for depression.
For clinicians who struggle with substance abuse and other mental health problems, impaired provider programs offer a safe, supportive space where they can recover.
Nearly 30% of medical residents and interns reported suffering from depression or depressive symptoms.
The offspring of women who took antidepressants during pregnancy had an 87% increased risk of developing autism.
In sleep studies, a partner's report of the patient's symptoms can be invaluable, but what if they're lying?
Insulin resistance and prediabetes may be an underlying cause in some cases of depression, according to a new study published in Psychiatry Research.
Experiencing the grief of losing someone to suicide can bring a new perspective on the importance of suicide prevention resources.
Post traumatic stress disorder can occur in anyone, but is most common among military veterans, who experience PTSD at a staggering rate.
Female veterans who served in Vietnam developed PTSD at a significantly higher rate than women who served at bases near Vietnam or in the US, says JAMA Psychiatry.
Veterans with PTSD who are screened with same-day integrated mental health services are more likely to be treated appropriately, says research published in Psychiatry Services.
Children in foster care are more likely to be diagnosed with ADHD and are more likely to have a comorbid disorder.
In adolescents with type 1 or type 2 diabetes, the rates of diagnosed depression are lower than the number of patients reporting depressive symptoms.