A third of patients presented with an altered mental state, including 9 patients with unspecified encephalopathy, 7 with encephalitis, and 23 fulfilling the clinical definition for psychiatric diagnoses.
Heightened cognitive arousal at bedtime is linked to objective sleep disturbances and indicators of psychological hyperarousal at night and during the day.
Some behavioral sleep problems in early childhood are associated with the onset of mental health symptoms during early adolescence.
The researchers concluded that effective monitoring of psychiatric and cognitive comorbidities was essential for patients with MS and updated treatment options applicable to the conditions of the viral pandemic are a necessity.
Among adults without a clinical diagnosis of ADHD, heavy alcohol use predicted more severe ADHD symptoms.
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.
Healthcare professionals see the benefits of prescribing cannabis therapies but report significant knowledge gaps in both recreational and medical cannabis.
Outpatients with bipolar disorder often have familial psychiatric history, which is associated with disease severity and sociodemographic measures,
The majority of older adults in the sample did not report any depression, anxiety, or stress symptoms, and almost no respondents indicated severe or extremely severe symptoms.
Dayvigo (lemborexant; Eisai) is now available for the treatment of insomnia characterized by difficulties with sleep onset and/or sleep maintenance in adult patients.
For older adults, low-dose aspirin does not reduce the risk for depression.
Policy changes have occurred alongside the proliferation of high potency cannabis, which may lead to more memory issues or psychotic effects.
Researchers implemented an electronic medical record-based depressive symptom screen in type 1 diabetes mellitus adolescents seen in an outpatient clinic.
Researchers conducted a cross-sectional study to assess nurse practitioners’ attitudes and beliefs regarding working with individuals with a mental health disorder.
The USPSTF has updated its 2014 evidence report on the potential benefits and harms of interventions to prevent illicit drug use in children, adolescents, and young adults.
Primary care providers report more workplace burnout and higher scores for anxiety than other health care professionals.
Researchers sought to analyze the rate of burnout in practicing nurse practitioners by looking at contributing factors that play a role in compassion fatigue and compassion satisfaction.
About 13% of women report postpartum depressive symptoms.