Psychiatry

Reports of high-impact psychiatry studies by medical professionals

Use of pharmacotherapy for alcohol use disorder in Manitoba, Canada

1. Pharmacotherapy prescriptions for naltrexone, acamprosate, and disulfiram have been proven safe and effective treatments for alcohol use disorder (AUD) 2. Despite this evidence,...

Severe atopic dermatitis associated with symptoms of depression and internalizing behaviors in children

1. The findings of this longitudinal cohort study suggest an association between atopic dermatitis and symptoms of depression and internalizing behaviors starting in early...

Eating disorder hospital admissions among adolescents increased during the COVID-19 pandemic

1. This single center study found that hospital admissions among adolescents for restrictive eating disorder-related medical complications more than doubled during the first year...

Prescription tranquilizer and sedative misuse motives vary widely amongst United States of America population

1. This quantitative study found that motives for prescription tranquilizer/sedative misuse differ widely by age group in the United States of America. 2. Recreational use...

Anti-psychotic medication use during pregnancy not associated with attention-deficit/hyperactivity disorder, autism spectrum disorder or...

1. Children of mothers who were exposed to anti-psychotics during pregnancy, compared to those never exposed, did not have an increased risk of autism...

Altering electronic medical records may increase naloxone prescriptions

1. This quantitative study found that adding an easy way to prescribe opioids within the hospital electronical medical record system increased hospital naloxone prescription...

Substance use and mental health conditions in adolescents associated with future non- prescription opioid...

1. Recreational substance use and mental health problems were found to be independently associated with non-medical prescription opioid use in high school students. 2....

Study details opioid prescribing patterns to US children and young adults in 2019

1. Based on a prescription-dispensing database including a large majority of US pharmacies, 3.5% of children and young adults aged 0 to 21 years...

Preterm and early term births linked to increased risk of autism spectrum disorder

1. In a large nationwide Swedish cohort study, preterm and early-term births were associated with a significantly increased risk of developing autism spectrum disorder...

Depression and anxiety among children and adolescents during COVID-19

1. Prevalence of depression and anxiety has significantly increased over the first year of the pandemic among children and adolescents. Evidence Rating Level: 2 (Good) Study...

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