Psychiatry

Reports of high-impact psychiatry studies by medical professionals

Prenatal antidepressant exposure may increase risk of poor motor development

A meta-analysis of 18 studies examining the association of prenatal antidepressant exposure with motor development in children showed a small overall effect of worse...

Medications with depression as a possible adverse effect associated with increased depression risk

1. In this cross-sectional study, the use of medications with depression as an adverse effect was associated with a higher prevalence of depression while...

Intensive management for sicker patients increases outpatient care but not costs

1. Patients who were apart of the intensive management group that were higher risk received greater outpatient care. 2. Overall mean costs between intensive management...

Physicians should look for misuse patterns that lead to overdose before prescribing opioids

1. All opioid misuse patterns examined had a positive association with opioid overdose and death. 2. High number of prescribers and/or pharmacies was a key...

Long-acting buprenorphine depot injections may be efficacious in treatment of opioid use disorder

1. In this double-blind randomized controlled trial, weekly or monthly buprenorphine depot injections were non-inferior to daily sublingual buprenorphine/naloxone in maintaining no evidence of...

Decrease in medication use among US children and adolescents

1. While overall prescribing of medications decreased compared to the early 2000s, the use of ADHD medication, asthma medicine, and contraceptive use increased while...

Children’s hospital visits for suicide ideation and attempts are increasing

1. The percentage of patients seen at children’s hospital for suicidal ideation (SI) and suicide attempts (SA) more than doubled between 2008 and 2015. 2....

Surgical repair improves survival and pain control in patients with dementia who suffer hip...

1. In this retrospective study, nursing home patients with dementia who had a hip fracture had improved survival if they underwent surgical repair compared...

Emotional regulation intervention linked to decreased high risk sexual behavior

1. Adolescents with no baseline sexual activity who underwent an emotional regulation (ER) sexual health intervention were less likely to report first-time vaginal or...

Unit-dose packaging of buprenorphine-naloxone associated with reduced pediatric unintentional exposures

1. Pediatric unintentional opioid exposures decreased by more than 75% following the introduction of child-resistant unit-dose packaging (UDP). 2. More than 20% of unintentional buprenorphine-naloxone...
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