Psychiatry

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Extreme risk protection orders protect individuals from firearm threats

1. Extreme risk protection order (ERPO) laws were shown to protect respondents and family members from harming themselves or others with firearms. 2. The information...

Factors related to suicide and burnout among physicians

1. Physicians who committed suicide tended to be older, report having issues with their jobs, and have ongoing physical health or legal issues. 2. Compared...

Association of symptoms of depression with cardiovascular disease and mortality in low, middle, and...

1. Depressive symptoms were associated with increased incident cardiovascular disease and all-cause mortality across multiple countries and communities at varying stages of economic development. 2....

Psychosocial, behavioral and clinical correlates of children with overweight and obesity

1. When compared with overweight and non-severe obesity among adolescents, severe obesity was associated with higher rates of eating when bored, decreased participation in...

Psychosocial interventions significantly improve immune system functionality

1. Across 56 randomized controlled trials with 4,060 participants, psychosocial interventions were significantly associated with improved immune system function. 2. Immune system improvements persisted for...

Factors associated with firearm suicide in the United States

1. Firearm suicide risk is elevated among those living in states with high firearm ownership, those living in rural areas, those with a military...

USPSTF Update: Screening adults for unhealthy drug use has moderate net benefit

1. Screening for drug abuse in adult populations by asking questions during patient appointments was found to have moderate net benefit as long as...

Adolescents more likely to report informal sources for nicotine and THC containing products

1. Adolescents with e-cigarette, or vaping, product use–associated lung injury (EVALI) were more likely to report informal sources for obtaining nicotine- and THC-containing products...

Effect of aspirin vs placebo on the prevention of depression in older people: A...

1. Aspirin (100mg daily) was not found to be effective in preventing depression in healthy older adults. Evidence Rating Level: 2 (Good) Depression is a...

COVID-19 outbreak associated with decreased mental health in resident physicians

1. There has been an increase in anxiety, depression, and low mood in resident physicians associated with the onset of the COVID-19 pandemic. Evidence Rating...
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