An initiative to add social workers to rural primary care teams increases social work encounters among veterans and reduces hospital admissions and emergency department visits among high-risk patients.
The AMA called for alterations for insurers, including terminating cost-sharing and prior authorization for chronic pain and OUD medications and removing restrictions on Medicaid preferred drug lists.
Telephone CBT outperformed treatment-as-usual on all depression, anxiety, quality-of-life measures.
Researchers examined how the associations of life event stress with impulsivity, anxiety, and depressed mood change in the presence of sleep disturbance.
Focused prevention and treatment of noncommunicable diseases may reduce the burden of multimorbidity in people living with HIV who have mood disorders and multimorbidity.
Review and meta-analysis ID 30 factors that raise risk for child psychosis, five factors that protect.
Odds ratios for past-year use up for men, those with co-occurring substance use and mental illness.
A study of Chinese healthcare workers may foreshadow the mental health burden placed upon physicians, nurses, and other professionals as COVID-19 strains the medical system in the United States.
Compared with placebo, single THC dose increased total symptom severity with a large effect size.
A number of barriers prevent identification of depression in primary care settings, including time constraints of providers and a lack of established screening and diagnostic protocols.
Researchers administered a survey to members of the American Geriatrics Society to better understand their views on physician-assisted suicide.
Ban takes effect 30 days after publication in the Federal Register.
The COVID-19 epidemic has underscored potential gaps in mental health services during emergencies, while also testing the resilience of healthcare workers and medical systems.
Among patients with obesity and migraine, weight loss is associated with reduction of migraine frequency, pain severity, and attack duration and disability.
Overall, in all patients with MDD, sleep ultradian cycle number was positively associated with REMS percentage, REMS duration, and REMS/NREMS ratio and negatively associated with REM latency.
Severe vitamin D deficiency was linked to lumbar degenerative disease and low back pain in postmenopausal women.
Screening for depression may be an opportunity for dermatologists to improve care for their patients with acne.
The findings point to major concerns about high dropout rates and study bias in the field of research on smartphone apps for depressive symptom treatment.
Mindfulness and decentering training (MDT) can be introduced into a physician assistant curriculum to improve overall life satisfaction and perceived stress.
The stresses and sleep disturbances of shift work can lead to major mental health issues, as well as workplace challenges, including safety concerns and poor on-the-job performance.