Psychiatry

Reports of high-impact psychiatry studies by medical professionals

Xanomeline-trospium treatment showed improvement in patients with schizophrenia

1. Xanomeline-trospium treatment showed a greater reduction in the degree of psychosis in patients with schizophrenia compared to placebo. 2. Patients treated with xanomeline-trospium experienced...

Schizophrenia associated with mortality among adults with COVID-19

1. Schizophrenia spectrum disorders were significantly associated with mortality among adults with COVID-19. 2. Participants with Schizophrenia had 2.7 times the odds of death due...

Mental health, overdose, and violence outcomes and the COVID-19 pandemic

1. From March to October 2020, emergency departments in the United States have experienced a higher rate of visits from mental health related concerns,...

Patients with acute coronary symptoms exposed to benzodiazepines have four-fold relative risk of developing...

1. Patients with acute coronary symptoms exposed to benzodiazepines had four-fold relative risk of developing posttraumatic stress disorder, adjusting for symptoms of acute stress...

High fasting insulin levels in children associated with higher rates of psychosis and psychotic...

1. Persistently high fasting insulin levels were associated with psychosis and psychotic disorder later in life. 2. Major increases in body mass index during puberty...

COVID-19 associated with significant mental health issues among college students in America

1. During the COVID-19 pandemic, 45.2% of college students experienced higher than average levels of emotional distress and worry time, with 40.4% experiencing moderate...

Sleep disturbances in older adults linked to higher rates of multimorbidity

1. Moderate to severe sleep disturbances were associated with higher accumulation rates of chronic disease in older adults. 2. Moderate to severe sleep disturbances were...

Long-term concomitant antidepressant and benzodiazepine therapy associated with an increased risk of all-cause mortality

1. Concomitant antidepressant and benzodiazepine therapy was associated with an increased risk of all-cause mortality over antidepressant monotherapy in patients with depression. Evidence Rating Level:...

Significant financial concerns associated with individuals with Alzheimer’s Disease and related dementias

1. Single Medicare beneficiaries with Alzheimer’s disease and related dementias (ADRD) were more likely to make late credit account payments and develop suboptimal credit...

Acamprosate found to be one of few effective and tolerable interventions for alcohol dependence

1. Out of 43 interventions, acamprosate was the only intervention associated with greater likelihood of alcohol abstinence compared to placebo. 2. Acomprosate, naltrexone, and acomprosate-naltrexone...

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