Psychiatry

Reports of high-impact psychiatry studies by medical professionals

Behavioral dysregulation in infancy predicts later child mental health

1. Infants classified as having moderately or severely unsettled behavioral regulation at 12 months of age had greater odds of having a positive behavioral...

Intensive blood pressure control may decrease risk of mild cognitive impairment

1. In this randomized controlled trial, intensive blood pressure lowering in elderly patients reduced the risk of developing Mild Cognitive Impairment (MCI) compared to...

Quick Take: Association of a Schizophrenia-Risk Nonsynonymous Variant With Putamen Volume in Adolescents A...

Deviations from normal brain development may be implicated in certain psychiatric disorders, including schizophrenia. In this cohort study, investigators obtained genotype data and brain...

Young-onset type 2 diabetes associated with increased risk of hospitalization frequently due to mental...

1. Patients with young-onset type 2 diabetes had higher rates of all-cause hospitalization than usual-onset diabetes. Over one-third of the total hospitalization bed-days were...

Parents often unaware of adolescents’ suicidal thoughts

1. Clinical interviews of adolescents and their parents revealed that half of parents were unaware of their adolescents’ lifetime thoughts of suicide.2. Older adolescent...

Quick Take: Risk of Depression and Anxiety in Adults With Cerebral Palsy

The motor disturbances seen in patients with cerebral palsy (CP) may also be comorbid with other issues including behavioural disturbance, cognitive difficulties, sensory impairments,...

Relatives of patients with depression demonstrate impaired cognitive function

1. In this systematic review and meta-analysis, there were significantly lower cognitive functioning scores for those who were first-degree relatives of patients with a...

Neither haloperidol nor ziprasidone significantly shortens delirium in the ICU

1. Among critically ill patients with delirium in the intensive care unit (ICU), there was no significant difference in the duration of delirium between...

Patients with low back pain or pain at multiple sites at highest risk for...

1. Risk factors for chronic opioid use were highest in patients that had multiple sites of pain or low back pain.2. The authors...

AAP recommends pediatricians screen for postpartum depression

1. The American Academy of Pediatrics (AAP) recommended routine screening for postpartum depression (PPD) in mothers during well-child visits at 1, 2, 4, and...
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