Psychiatry

Reports of high-impact psychiatry studies by medical professionals

Quick Take: US National and State-Level Prevalence of Mental Health Disorders and Disparities of...

The impact of a child’s mental health on individual and socioeconomic factors, and ultimately, transition to adulthood, is becoming increasingly more recognized. As such,...

Telehealth system improves referral process for pediatric mental health specialty services 

1. Patients were >3 times more likely to complete an initial screening visit with community mental health systems (CHMCs) when using a telehealth-based referral system compared...

USPSTF: Counseling interventions likely to prevent perinatal depression

1. In this systematic review and meta-analysis, counseling interventions were found to help prevent the development of perinatal depression, primarily in women who were...

Children with autism have more sleep problems

1. A case-control study comparing parent-reported sleep problems demonstrated increased odds for sleep problems among children with ASD compared to children in the general...

Behavioral dysregulation in infancy predicts later child mental health

1. Infants classified as having moderately or severely unsettled behavioral regulation at 12 months of age had greater odds of having a positive behavioral...

Intensive blood pressure control may decrease risk of mild cognitive impairment

1. In this randomized controlled trial, intensive blood pressure lowering in elderly patients reduced the risk of developing Mild Cognitive Impairment (MCI) compared to...

Quick Take: Association of a Schizophrenia-Risk Nonsynonymous Variant With Putamen Volume in Adolescents A...

Deviations from normal brain development may be implicated in certain psychiatric disorders, including schizophrenia. In this cohort study, investigators obtained genotype data and brain...

Young-onset type 2 diabetes associated with increased risk of hospitalization frequently due to mental...

1. Patients with young-onset type 2 diabetes had higher rates of all-cause hospitalization than usual-onset diabetes. Over one-third of the total hospitalization bed-days were...

Parents often unaware of adolescents’ suicidal thoughts

1. Clinical interviews of adolescents and their parents revealed that half of parents were unaware of their adolescents’ lifetime thoughts of suicide.2. Older adolescent...

Quick Take: Risk of Depression and Anxiety in Adults With Cerebral Palsy

The motor disturbances seen in patients with cerebral palsy (CP) may also be comorbid with other issues including behavioural disturbance, cognitive difficulties, sensory impairments,...

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