Psychiatry

Reports of high-impact psychiatry studies by medical professionals

Quick Take: Effect of lorcaserin on prevention and remission of type 2 diabetes in...

There is a strong relationship between body weight and the risk of developing diabetes. Lorcaserin is a selective serotonin 2C receptor agonist that suppresses...

Improving access to mental health services through electronic referral and follow-up

1. Improved mental health appointment show rates were seen after the launch of an electronic referral system to mental health or social work services...

Symptoms of burnout and career regret prevalent among U.S. resident trainees

1. In this prospective cohort study, trainees in specialties such as urology, neurology, emergency medicine, and general surgery were all associated with a higher...

Physician burn out linked to patient safety incidents, professionalism concerns, and low patient satisfaction

1. In this meta-analysis of available studies, physician burnout was linked to an increased risk of patient safety incidents, professionalism issues, and reduced patient...

Transcranial direct current stimulation linked to improved object naming post-stroke

1. In this randomized trial of patients with aphasia, use of anodal transcranial direct current stimulation (A-tDCS) demonstrated improved object naming compared to sham...

Clinical guidelines may lead to better prescribing practices

1. Following clinical guidelines release, decreases were observed in the overall rate of opioid prescribing. 2. Guidelines may be associated with reduced high-dosage opioid prescriptions...

Neonatal abstinence syndrome linked to educational disabilities

1. Children with a history of neonatal abstinence syndrome (NAS) had higher odds of qualifying for and receiving therapies and services for educational disabilities...

One in seven U.S. adults used marijuana in 2017

1. Adults aged 18 to 34 had the highest frequency of marijuana use compared to all other age groups. 2. A small percentage of respondents...

Improved cardiovascular health associated with lower incidence of dementia in older adults

1. In this prospective cohort study, older patients with more optimal cardiovascular (CV) health metrics had a lower rate of developing dementia in a...

E-cigarette use common, especially among younger adults and those in the LBGTQ community

1. Adults within the LBGTQ community more likely to use e-cigarettes. 2. Participants with chronic health conditions and current combustible cigarette smokers also had higher...
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