Psychiatry

Reports of high-impact psychiatry studies by medical professionals

Special Report: Psychedelics in Medicine Part 1: Psychedelics as a potential therapeutic option for...

Section 1: Psychedelics as a potential therapeutic option for psychiatric conditions Psychedelic drugs, such as lysergic acid diethylamide (LSD), was of interest to molecular psychiatry...

Substance use among hospitalized adolescents infrequently documented in electronic health record

1. In a cross-sectional study of hospitalized adolescents, approximately one third reported ever using alcohol, marijuana, electronic cigarettes, or a combination of ≥2 substances. 2....

Prediction of individuals at high risk of chronic kidney disease during treatment with lithium...

1. Individuals with bipolar disorder at higher risk of chronic kidney disease after lithium initiation include patients who are young, female, obese, have high...

Psilocybin does not significantly improve depressive scores compared to escitalopram

1. Psilocybin treatment was shown not to report significantly improved self-reported depression scores compared to escitalopram treatment in patients with major depressive disorder. 2. Secondary...

Comparative efficacy of psychotherapies for reducing self-harm and suicidality in young individuals shows inconsistent...

1. Although some psychotherapeutic modalities are well-tolerated and efficacious in reducing self-harm and suicidality in children and adolescents, methodological concerns and high risk of...

Hospitalized patients with substance use disorder benefit from navigation services

1. Patients who received navigation services had significantly fewer inpatient readmissions and emergency department visits compared to those who received standard care. 2. Those who...

Mood disorders and outcomes of COVID-19 hospitalizations

1. Mood disorder diagnoses prior to hospitalization for COVID-19 was associated with increased risk of in-hospital mortality after Day 12. 2. Prior mood disorders were...

Suicide attempt risk elevated following recent MCI and dementia diagnoses

1. Older adults with recent diagnoses of mild cognitive impairment (MCI) or dementia were significantly more likely to attempt suicide, compared to those without...

Reflex syncope might be associated with familial relationship degree

1. 30% of the population suffers from reflex syncope, a major cause of transient loss of consciousness. Understanding genetic basis of this condition may...

Severe mental illness, mortality and coronary revascularisation following a myocardial infarction

1. Patients who had schizophrenia, bipolar disorder or major depression had worse short-term mortality outcomes at 30 days and 1 year and were less...

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