Psychiatry

Reports of high-impact psychiatry studies by medical professionals

Psychological counselling offered by postsecondary institutions may decrease student distress and increase grade point...

1. In this retrospective study, postsecondary students demonstrated significant increases in grade point average (GPA) following psychological counselling. 2. Increases in GPA were associated with...

Sexual minority youth report earlier age of onset and faster progression of suicidal ideation

1. Sexual minority youth (i.e., sexual attraction to the same sex, both sexes, or questioning) reported suicidal ideation, plans, and attempts at an earlier...

High Amplitude Low Frequency–Music Impulse Stimulation may decrease depressive symptoms in adults with mild-to-moderate...

1. In this randomized control trial, High Amplitude Low Frequency – Music Impulse Stimulation (HALF-MIS) as an adjunct treatment for depression was superior to...

Less physical activity and more screen time is associated with poorer mental health in...

1. In children and adolescents, meeting the 60 min/day physical activity recommendation and having less screen time were associated with fewer mental health difficulties. 2....

Pimavanserin continuation lower psychosis relapse risk in patient with dementia-related psychosis

1. Pimavanserin was shown to lead to a lower risk of relapse of psychosis in patients who had an initial response to pimavanserin for...

Impairment in executive function associated with congenital heart disease in school-aged children

1. In a meta-analysis of school-aged children with congenital heart disease after cardiopulmonary bypass surgery, the summary estimate for total IQ was lower than...

Placebo effect size in treatment-resistant depression in adults

1. In this systematic review and meta-analysis, pooled analysis of placebos for treatment-resistant depression demonstrated a large effect size, but no significant difference between...

Labour epidural analgesia not associated with autism spectrum disorder

1. This large, nationwide, Danish cohort study found no increased risk of autism spectrum disorder in children exposed to labour epidural analgesia compared to...

Aspirin use during pregnancy associated with lower risk of preeclampsia and perinatal mortality: US...

1. Daily low-dose aspirin use during pregnancy in individuals at increased risk for preeclampsia was associated with a lower risk of preeclampsia, preterm birth,...

Sleep quality during pregnancy may help predict emotional distress in postpartum period

1. In this study, first time mothers with longer sleep time during pregnancy were less likely to report high levels of anxiety and depression...

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