Psychiatry

Reports of high-impact psychiatry studies by medical professionals

Traumatic brain injury associated with higher rate of suicide

1. In this retrospective study, Traumatic Brain Injury (TBI) was associated with a doubling in deaths by suicide, especially within the 6 months post-TBI.  2....

Risk of autism in offspring linked to maternal pregestational diabetes and severe obesity

1. Maternal prepregnancy obesity without pregestational diabetes mellitus (PGDM) or gestational diabetes mellitus (GDM) was associated with a slightly increased risk of having a...

Fewer adverse myocardial events in depressed patients treated with antidepressants after acute coronary syndrome

1. In this prospective cohort study, depressed patients with Acute Coronary Syndrome (ACS) who were treated with escitalopram were less likely to have Major...

Mental health parity law associated with financial protection for children

1. The Mental Health Parity and Addiction Equity Act (MHPAEA) was associated with lower average out-of-pocket (OOP) spending on mental health for children in...

ADHD modestly associated with higher frequency of digital media use among teens

1. In this prospective cohort trial, teens with significant ADHD symptoms were slightly more likely to be associated with a higher frequency of digital...

Abstinence from substance use among adolescents is increasing

1. In a nationally representative survey of American adolescents, there was a fivefold increase in prevalence of lifetime abstinence from substance use among high...

Cross-sex hormone therapy raises risk for vascular events in transgender women

1. Transgender women had higher rates of venous thrombotic events (VTE) with cross-sex hormones. 2. Similar rates of ischemic stroke and myocardial infarction were found...

Regular marijuana use is associated with development of respiratory issues

1. Marijuana use is associated with increased cough and sputum production. 2. Limited data exists to assess the relationship between marijuana use and pulmonary function...

Family-support intervention does not significantly improve surrogates’ psychological symptoms: The PARTNER trial

1. Family-support intervention delivered by an interprofessional intensive care unit (ICU) team did not significantly reduce anxiety and depression among surrogates of critically ill...

Most commonly used HIV drug worldwide not associated with increased risk for suicide in...

1. No baseline differences observed between patients exposed to efavirenz and nevirapine compared to those never exposed, regarding both depression and suicide. 2. No significant...
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