This clinical review assessed the use of exposure and response prevention therapy for patients with obsessive-compulsive disorder during the COVID-19 pandemic.
Excessive stress because of the COVID-19 pandemic can have a detrimental effect on nurses’ mental health; therefore, the APNA has developed a Well-Being Initiative for nurses seeking help for excessive stress.
Patients who wore patches infused with lavender essential oil were better able to stay asleep throughout the night.
Researchers assessed the prevalence of pharmacologically treated depression among individuals with and without psoriasis.
Adherence to antidepressants, rather than the adequacy of the prescribed antidepressant dosage, is predictive of treatment response in middle-aged and older patients who are being treated for depression in primary care.
Researchers assessed data from short-term studies with open-label extensions among adults and adolescents with bipolar depression to assess the impact of lurasidone on treatment-emergent mania.
Researchers conducted an 8-week, open-label, single-arm study and a subsequent 2-stage, sequential, parallel comparison study to assess the use of pimavanserin among patients with Parkinson disease and major depressive disorder.
Testing for genetic variants may allow clinicians to predict how patients with major depressive disorder metabolize antidepressants.
Study findings do not support the use of vitamin D3 supplementation to prevent depression in adults.
Simple coping behaviors may protect against anxiety and depressive symptoms during the COVID-19 pandemic and lockdown.
Study finds screening methods for teenage girls and adult women are generally accurate for the diagnosis of generalized anxiety disorder.
More than 40% of nurses on the front lines during the pandemic may be experiencing burnout.
In children with ASD, sameness behaviors and anxiety may be indicative of future behavioral trajectories.
Researchers explored provider screening practices in primary care, women’s health, and well-child clinics to determine if barriers exist in meeting postpartum depression screening guidelines.
Hearing loss is associated with higher levels of anxiety, interpersonal sensitivity, and hostility, as well as higher rates of dementia, especially in older adults who are also visually impaired.
Lifestyle factors and health status affect the incidence of depression in postmenopausal women, according to cross-sectional study results.
Overall, 1.71% of individuals with a first lifetime diagnosis of schizophrenia, schizoaffective disorder, or psychotic disorder not otherwise specified die by suicide.
Altered mental status is the second most common neurological presentation for patients with COVID-19.
Many New York City health care workers are experiencing COVID-19-related psychological distress, especially nurses and advanced practice providers.
Outpatients with bipolar disorder often have familial psychiatric history, which is associated with disease severity and sociodemographic measures,