Fatigue and depressive symptoms had a negative effect on work stability in patients with ankylosing spondylitis.
Weighted and combined multi-gene pharmacogenomic testing significantly increased clinical response and remission rates for patients with major depressive disorder.
Although treatment as usual for psychosis is guideline-congruent and well implemented, there appears to be no added value for adjunct cognitive behavioral therapy for social activation, according to the results of a study from the Netherlands.
Association seen in patients with cerebral palsy without accompanying intellectual disability.
Children in lower- vs higher-income households more often diagnosed with MBDDs.
Primary care consultation patterns for a prespecified set of symptoms may be used to identify patients who later develop a psychotic illness.
The European Medicine Agency has reported that there may be an association between long-term lithium use and reports of both renal tumors and thyroid cancer.
Although the holiday season may be joyous for some, others may feel the sting of depression; therefore, it is important to monitor patients during this time of year.
Patients with diabetes and depressive symptoms who received community-based peer support for diabetes management reported less frequent acute care visits and hospitalizations than patients with diabetes without depressive symptoms.
Administration hopes to identify the systemic factors that contribute to this problem.
An adjunctive buprenorphine/samidorphan combination seems beneficial for patients with major depressive disorder with inadequate response to antidepressant therapy.
Investigators examine the association between depression and metabolic syndrome, factoring in diet and physical activity.
Patients at high risk for postpartum depression may need denser analgesia control after delivery.
Researchers developed a 4-phase life stress interview to determine whether women with chronic urogenital pain could derive benefits from disclosing stressors and gaining awareness of links between stress, emotions, and symptoms.
Giving patients with post-traumatic stress disorder (PTSD) their preferred treatment improves adherence and symptoms.
Reduced head circumference in the offspring of women with untreated bipolar disorder appeared to be related to sociodemographic characteristics.
For patients with chronic obstructive pulmonary disease and comorbid posttraumatic stress disorder, long-term benzodiazepine use is not associated with mortality, but there is an association for short-term benzodiazepine use.
The quality of patient monitoring may improve if the clinical practice guidelines are improved, as many healthcare professionals use the guidelines in their monitoring of patients taking lithium.
Screening of adult patients with significant depressive symptoms is often inadequate in the primary care setting, especially among those with hazardous alcohol consumption.
These data support the clinical use of combinatorial pharmacogenetics for patients with major depressive disorder.
Older adults with bipolar disorder may benefit from a detailed assessment of the use of substances.
A 25-item true and false questionnaire was used to assess knowledge of bipolar disorder.
Personal recovery improved more rapidly for participants in the anxiety in bipolar disorder intervention, but not social and personal functioning.
Investigators determined that titrating sertraline to 100 mg/day vs 50 mg/day for initial antidepressant therapy for a new MDD episode has no added benefit and increases cost.
Transcranial magnetic stimulation (TMS) uses magnetic fields to stimulate nerve cells in the brain.
Findings seen across spectrum of care -- outpatient, emergency department, inpatient.
Does Bipolar I Disorder Effect the Course of Conduct/Antisocial Personality Disorders in Adolescents?August 13, 2018
Adolescents with bipolar I disorder whose symptoms are in remission are significantly less likely to experience conduct disorder or antisocial personality disorder.
There is no distinct cut off for the Functional Assessment Short Test between none, mind, moderate, and severe functional impairment.
Perseris, an atypical antipsychotic, has an extended-release delivery system that releases sustained levels of risperidone over 1 month.
Maternal lithium use in the first trimester of pregnancy may increase the risk for infant malformations.