According to the results of a recently published nested case-control study, exposure to any benzodiazepine in early pregnancy may increase the risk of spontaneous abortion (SA).
Depression and anxiety are associated with levodopa-responsive freezing of gait in patients with Parkinson disease.
Generalized fractional anisotropy reductions in bundles connecting regions involved in mood regulation and motor function were seen in patients with schizophrenia and bipolar disorder.
The Food and Drug Administration (FDA) has granted Breakthrough Therapy designation to SEP-363856 (Sunovion), an investigational treatment for schizophrenia.
Time to onset found to be 2 to 3 months for anxiety disorders and other conditions.
Patients with schizophrenia who participated in a telephone intervention problem-solving program were found to have higher rates of medication adherence compared with patients who received routine hospital care for schizophrenia.
Researchers found data to support the benefits of proactively helping patients with schizophrenia quit smoking, including the idea to try to create a substitute that would give patients the benefits that they find by self-medicating with cigarettes, but without the unhealthy adverse effects.
In those with comorbid major depressive and anxiety disorders, 23.3% met criteria for remission.
Self-stigma significantly affected patients who are afraid to disclose their disease, which results in increased depression.
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Prevention programs may improve long-term outcomes in children and adolescents by addressing pre-existing vulnerabilities that increase the risk for exposure to bullying.
Adults who experienced less pleasure reported high levels of loneliness, and loneliness was the strongest predictor of depressive symptoms.
Proportion using psychotherapy decreased; proportion receiving drugs remained stable.
Patients with bipolar disorder may be at increased risk for suicide attempts if they live in a location with large changes in solar insolation between winter and summer.
According to the results of a retrospective observational study, the majority of pharmacotherapies used for the treatment of bipolar disorder (BD) are associated with some risk of kidney disorder (KD).
Individual and group CBT were significantly better than guided self-help in terms of acceptability
Anti-inflammatory add-on treatment is beneficial for patients with major depressive disorder (MDD) or depressive symptoms.
Women in CBT group had greater reductions in insomnia severity, were likely to have remission
When combined with other serotonergic agents, selective serotonin reuptake inhibitors can lead to a potentially fatal condition called serotonin syndrome, the incidence of which is likely underestimated.
Proportion of emergency department visits increased for suicide attempts/suicide ideation.