Authors outline risk factors for suicide and strategies to improve recognition of at-risk patients in primary care settings who require referral to mental health providers.
Findings for county-level indicators of mental health in 2019 and county-level infection rates
Expert describes the diagnostic criteria for cannabis use disorder and other cannabis-related disorders.
The widespread use of cannabis and the public perception that it is harmless make screening and patient counseling a priority.
Investigators evaluated the impact of acute psychosocial stress on changes in amygdala activation and functional connectivity among young adults with bipolar disorder.
Investigators assessed the relationship between clinical and cognitive features and oddball neural deviations across the schizophrenia-bipolar spectrum.
Debra R. Newman, PA-C, MSPAS, MPH, practices addiction medicine in the criminal justice system and is an educator on opioid use disorder management.
Sixty-six percent of patients randomly assigned to pain reprocessing therapy were pain-free after treatment compared with 20% in placebo group.
In addition, more screen time associated with higher total mental health-related difficulties for younger and older children.
Nearly one-third of NPs failed to recognize depression as a risk factor for CVD.
Compared with nonpharmacologic approaches, research consistently supports the benefits of medication for opioid use disorder, including fewer deaths, higher rates of sustained recovery, and greater cost-effectiveness.
August and September 2021 FDA drug approvals include treatments for tick-borne encephalitis, idiopathic hypersomnia, schizophrenia, and atopic dermatitis.
Although ADHD symptoms may fluctuate over a patient’s life, symptoms often persist into adulthood.
We examine a pair of recent studies focusing on primary care physicians and what they need to provide better service to patients struggling with their mental health. How can these physicians improve their suicide prevention tools?
Patients with ADHD are at increased risk for developing alcohol use disorders, cannabis use disorders, other drug use disorders.
Researchers review effective strategies for screening, assessment, and management of depression in patients with cancer.
The American Academy of Pediatrics (AAP) released a policy statement and an accompanying clinical report on identifying and addressing the effects of trauma and stress on children, families, and their health care providers.
The researchers investigated the phenotypic and etiological associations between ADHD and a wide range of physical health conditions across adulthood.
Increase seen in percent of teens screening positive for depression, positive suicide risk screening, and recent suicidal thoughts.
With depressive symptoms rising after an acute COVID-19 infection, study researchers looked at whether these symptoms are a consequence of stress associated with COVID or, do they reflect more specific sequelae associated with the pathophysiology of the illness.