Psychiatry

Reports of high-impact psychiatry studies by medical professionals

Physical activity may limit depressive symptoms in children

1. In a study of Norwegian children, those who engaged in more moderate to vigorous physical activity (MVPA) at ages 6 and 8 had...

22% of U.S. gun owners report purchasing a firearm without a background check

1. A national survey found that 22% of U.S. gun owners reported purchasing a firearm in the last two years without a background check,...

Effect of a primary care-based psychological intervention on common mental disorders in Zimbabwe

1. This randomized control trial found that a culturally adapted psychological intervention for common mental disorders in Zimbabwe significantly improved symptoms at 6 months...

A scoping review of primary care-based models for medication-assisted treatment of opioid use disorder

1. The four key elements of medication-assisted treatment (MAT) models in the primary care setting include pharmacotherapy, education, incorporation of opioid use disorder (OUD)...

Depression and suicidal ideation common among medical students

1. The prevalence of depression or depressive symptoms among over 120 000 medical students across the world was 27%, with only 15% of these...

Palliative care intervention improves quality of life during hospitalization for hematopoietic stem cell transplantation

1. Palliative care involvement helps lessen quality of life (QOL) decline compared to standard care during hospitalization for hematopoietic stem cell transplantation. 2. Patients treated...

Palliative care likely to improve patient quality of life and reduce symptom burden

1. In this meta-analysis of randomized controlled trials, palliative care significantly improved patient quality of life and symptom burden, though bias and heterogeneity cast...

Long-term collaborative care and occupational therapy did not slow functional decline in patients with...

1. Regardless of treatment intervention, all patients had progressive functional decline. 2. No statistically significant difference was observed in Activity of Daily Living Scale (ADL)...

Psychotropic medications reduce further violent crimes in released prisoners

1. In this cohort study, released prisoners in Sweden who received antipsychotics, psychostimulants, and medications used in addictive disorders were less likely to commit...

Antidepressant use during pregnancy linked to increased NICU admittance

1. Neonatal intensive care unit (NICU) admittance was higher among infants born to women receiving selective serotonin reuptake inhibitors (SSRIs) during pregnancy compared to...
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