Psychiatry

Reports of high-impact psychiatry studies by medical professionals

Sleep quality and duration associated with blood uric acid levels

1. Short sleep duration was associated with high uric acid levels, whereas poor sleep quality was associated with low uric acid levels. Evidence Rating Level:...

Association between Aspirin and other NSAIDs with depression, anxiety, and stress-related disorders following a...

1. Aspirin use before diagnosis of primary malignancy is associated with decreased risk of developing depression, anxiety and stress-related disorders post-diagnosis.  2. Use of Non-aspirin...

Pediatric usage of SSRI’s associated with increased risk of type 2 diabetes

1. Selective serotonin reuptake inhibitor use among children and adolescents with public health insurance was found to be associated with a mildly increased risk...

Association of recent stressful life events with mental and physical health in the context...

1. Environmental liability for schizophrenia moderated the association of stressful life events with mental and physical health. Evidence Rating Level: 2 (Good) Schizophrenia research has elucidated...

Contribution of dementia to US mortality rates drastically underestimated in standard mortality statistics

1. Causes of death reported on death certificates drastically underestimated dementia mortality burden by a factor of 2.7. 2. Non-Hispanic Black persons demonstrated significantly greater...

Internet searches related to acute anxiety rose significantly following declaration of COVID-19 as a...

1. Internet searches related to acute anxiety rose significantly following the declaration of COVID-19 as a national emergency in the U.S., and returned to...

Reduced physical activity from COVID-19 related restrictions may be linked to higher stress and...

1. Reduced physical activity as a result of COVID-19 related restrictions may be associated with higher levels of stress and anxiety. 2. Relationships between perceived...

Usage of first-line antidepressant medications in early pregnancy associated with selected birth defects

1. Many first-line agents for depression and anxiety – including specific SSRIs, bupropion, and especially venlafaxine – were associated with an increased risk of...

Metformin associated with retention of cognitive ability and reduced white matter loss in pediatric...

1. Metformin was found to be safe and tolerable in survivors of pediatric brain tumors. 2. Metformin was associated with retention of memory and processing...

Association of delirium with long-term cognitive decline

1. Delirium was significantly associated with long-term cognitive decline. 2. Across all studies, delirium groups demonstrated worse cognitive outcomes than control groups. Evidence Rating Level: 2...
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