Schizophrenia, Major Depressive Disorder, Bipolar Disorder Linked With Abnormal Functional ConnectivityJune 22, 2018
Local functional connectivity may serve as neuroimaging marker to investigate the human brain connectome.
New policy recommends state licensing boards to only inquire about current conditions
These data may lead to a more nuanced understanding of bipolar disorder and to a better definition of the effectiveness of interventions directed at treating both personality disorders and bipolar disorder.
Results were slightly attenuated but remained mostly significant with adjustment for prognostic factors
Increased implementation of integrated primary care could help to improve the availability of psychological treatment for this patient population.
Researchers emphasized the need for outcomes research in pediatric populations to elucidate the long-term effects of early and sustained psychotropic medication exposure.
Further investigation into the family-based mechanisms of childhood-onset bipolar disorder may assist in the development of future targeted, effective therapies.
A meta-analysis reviewing the effect of parent-child book reading interventions revealed a positive correlation between such interventions and a broad range of beneficial psychosocial outcomes, including social-emotional competence, quality of life, and parenting competence.
The new guideline focuses on evidence-based treatments in alcohol use disorder such as pharmacologic treatments, naltrexone, disulfiram, and topiramate.
Youths receiving dual therapy for depression had the highest incidence of attempted suicide compared with those receiving monotherapy.
A majority of study participants also reported that they frequently skip doses of ADHD medication.
Antidepressant discontinuation increased the odds of relapse compared with continued therapy.
Increases were greatest among women, older adults, racial/ethnic minorities, and individuals with lower educational level and family income.
The number of physicians adopting buprenorphine therapy has not kept pace with the magnitude of the opioid epidemic.
Researchers sought to examine the link between intelligence scores during childhood and leading causes of death during the life course.
Results from a 27-year follow-up study found no association between physical activity and a lower risk of dementia.
Patients exhibiting moderate-to-severe depressive symptoms had worse adherence than nondepressed patients.
A recent survey found that 26% of workers felt tense or stressed ever since the election, due to political discussions at work.
Substance use is associated with an increased risk of adolescent firearm homicide.
Patients diagnosed with a prior psychiatric condition have increased odds of long-term opioid receipt than patients without these conditions.
Two studies found that psilocybin (magic mushrooms) treatment was effective for anxiety and depression.
Electroconvulsive therapy is effective for depression in patients with suicidal ideation and resistance to other treatments.
Most young children with an emotional, behavioral, or relationship problem receive no interventions for their disorder.
The prevalence of dementia dropped about 24% between 2000 and 2012.
Older adults with depression are less likely to adhere to COPD maintenance medications regimens.
While many suicide prevention techniques are effective, others have not been proven to be beneficial.
For children and teens diagnosed with depression, the benefits of the most commonly prescribed antidepressants may not outweigh the risks.
Probuphine is the first buprenorphine implant approved for the maintenance treatment of opioid dependence.
Mothers who heavily used tobacco during pregnancy increased the risk of their children developing schizophrenia.
Antidepressant use for anxiety, panic, and ADHD has increased.