Psychiatry

Reports of high-impact psychiatry studies by medical professionals

Psychiatric emergency visits increasing among youth, especially racial minorities

1. An analysis of emergency department (ED) visits across the United States showed a 28% overall increase in psychiatric ED visits per 1000 youth...

Midlife diet unlikely to affect dementia risk

1. In this prospective cohort study, a healthier diet in midlife did not affect the risk of developing dementia compared to unhealthier diets.2. Patients...

The MooDFOOD Trial: Diet and food-related behavioral activation therapy not effective in preventing major...

1. In this randomized controlled trial, overweight or obese adults with subsyndromal depressive symptoms were just as likely to develop major depressive disorder (MDD)...

The RAINBOW Trial: Integrated treatment for depression and obesity likely to have modest benefit

1. In this randomized controlled trial, integrated behavioral weight loss treatment, problem-solving therapy, and as needed antidepressant treatment led to a modest reduction in...

Parental nonmedical prescription opioid use linked to adolescent use

1. Nonmedical prescription opioids (NMPO) use in parents is an independent risk factor for use in their adolescent children, even after controlling for other...

Nurse-led psychological intervention does not reduce PTSD symptoms in ICU patients

1. In this randomized clinical trial, nurse-led psychological interventions did not reduce PTSD risk at 6 months compared to care as usual for patients...

Quick Take: US National and State-Level Prevalence of Mental Health Disorders and Disparities of...

The impact of a child’s mental health on individual and socioeconomic factors, and ultimately, transition to adulthood, is becoming increasingly more recognized. As such,...

Telehealth system improves referral process for pediatric mental health specialty services 

1. Patients were >3 times more likely to complete an initial screening visit with community mental health systems (CHMCs) when using a telehealth-based referral system compared...

USPSTF: Counseling interventions likely to prevent perinatal depression

1. In this systematic review and meta-analysis, counseling interventions were found to help prevent the development of perinatal depression, primarily in women who were...

Children with autism have more sleep problems

1. A case-control study comparing parent-reported sleep problems demonstrated increased odds for sleep problems among children with ASD compared to children in the general...
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