The authors examined 3 hypotheses: internalized stigma would be a stronger predictor of barriers to seeking mental health care than perceived stigma, alienation would be a stronger predictor of barriers than other components, and depression severity would modify the relationship of depression stigma and barriers to care.
Authors say there is need for early follow-up care and attention to risk reduction strategies.
Researchers used patient databases to investigate the association between obesity treatment interventions with a dietary component and the change in symptoms of depression and anxiety in pediatric patients who were overweight or obese.
Depression is linked to increased clinical burden in patients with COPD.
Borderline personality traits, depression associated with extent of midlife cardiometabolic risk.
Higher rates of hopelessness, loneliness, anhedonia, social anxiety, and younger age were highly correlated with suicidal ideation in patients with major depressive disorder, based on a review of qualitative data.
Treatment with lofexidine may provide better control of the symptoms of opioid withdrawal syndrome compared with placebo.
Discontinuing short- or long-term use of esketamine nasal spray for treatment-resistant depression may not be associated with withdrawal symptoms.
Dasotraline may reduce compulsions and obsessive thoughts in adults with binge eating disorder.
Patients with schizophrenia or a mood disorder who switched antipsychotic treatment had an increased likelihood for relapse, healthcare resource utilization, and extrapyramidal symptoms.
There is little evidence to suggest that cannabinoids improve mental disorders.
Researchers sought to document and describe the contributions of certified PAs across practice areas in addressing mental health conditions.
For patients with major depressive disorder, neither second-generation antidepressants nor cognitive behavioral therapy offers consistently superior cost-effectiveness.
Off-label use of oxcarbazepine and amantadine HCl appeared effective in maintaining improved symptomology in adolescent female patients with borderline personality disorder.
For both patients with ulcerative colitis and those with Crohn disease, psychiatric diagnoses were more common in those who were elderly (greater than 65 years old), women, and white, and those with psychiatric conditions more frequently had a history of alcohol abuse, tobacco and substance abuse, personality disorder, and corticosteroid use.
Veterans in rural areas shared their satisfaction with geriatric psychiatry care delivered via video telehealth.
Researchers found a weak signal for persistent ADHD to be more associated with 8-year follow-up of bipolar disorder than remitting ADHD.
Literature review shows increased likelihood of idiopathic PD with previous diagnosis of BD.
Researchers assessed the impact of a 30- or 90-minute nap on individuals with major depressive disorder.
A recent report published in the journal Neuropsychobiology describes the case of a 34-year-old woman with major depressive disorder whose symptoms improved following the initiation of an elimination diet.