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Alcohol use disorder: a clinical practice guideline

Alcohol use disorder: a clinical practice guideline

The new guideline focuses on evidence-based treatments in alcohol use disorder such as pharmacologic treatments, naltrexone, disulfiram, and topiramate.

Women have twofold higher depression rate than men

Depression less common in as family income increased and less common in non-Hispanic Asians.

Assessing impacts of antidepressants on ovarian cancer risk

Past epidemiological investigations resulted in inconsistent reports on the affiliation between antidepressants and the risk of ovarian cancer.

Opinion

When patients need services that don't exist

It can be difficult to care for complex patients when they need services that do not exist.

Evidence-based practices for suicide prevention

Physician education in depression recognition and treatment and restricting access to lethal methods have significant data supporting their effectiveness in suicide prevention.

Could "safe consumption sites" help the heroin epidemic in the US?

"Safe consumption sites" are medically-supervised venues where heroin users can inject heroin in clean, safe, and medically-supervised facilities.

Clinical Feature

Analyzing differences in illness and outcomes for anxious depression

Analyzing differences in illness and outcomes for anxious depression

Ranging definitions of anxiety associated with depression have caused variations in findings.

Modest changes in level of exercise may prevent new cases of depression

Modest changes in level of exercise may prevent new cases of depression

Relatively modest changes in population levels of exercise may have important public mental health benefits and prevent a substantial number of new cases of depression.

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Eight apps for a healthy holiday

Eight apps for a healthy holiday

With the holiday season in full swing, clinicians and patients alike face difficulties in staying healthy and happy. Click through ...

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