Tag: anxiety

Early estimates of the indirect effects of the COVID-19 pandemic on maternal and child mortality in low-income and middle-income countries: a modelling study 1. In three separate models, it was found that the combination of decreased health care access, food availability, and the economic impacts (both intentional and unintentional) of...
1. An analysis of emergency department (ED) visits across the United States between 2007 and 2017 showed a 60% overall increase in ED visits among children 5-17 years old with mental health diagnoses, including significant increases in these visits at nonchildren’s EDs and rural EDs. 2. Children’s ED visits for...
1. A meta-analysis of studies evaluating dietary interventions used in treatment of autism spectrum disorder (ASD) in children found that omega-3, vitamin supplementation, and other supplementations were more effective than placebo in treating a number of ASD symptoms. 2. All types of dietary interventions had small effect sizes relative to...
1. A meta-analysis of studies evaluating dietary interventions used in treatment of autism spectrum disorder (ASD) in children found that omega-3, vitamin supplementation, and other supplementations were more effective than placebo in treating a number of ASD symptoms. 2. All types of dietary interventions had small effect sizes relative to...
Childhood-onset inflammatory bowel disease (IBD) typically has a more severe course than adult-onset IBD, and has been found to be associated with psychiatric morbidity in previous studies. However, these studies have failed to account for familial confounding. In this population-based cohort study, 6,464 patients with childhood-onset IBD were compared...
1. In this cross-sectional study, adult patients with cerebral palsy (CP) had a higher prevalence of mental health disorders compared to adults without CP. 2. Some mental health disorders within the adult CP population may be more pronounced in patients with comorbid neurodevelopmental disorders. Evidence Rating Level: 3 (Average) Study Rundown: Cerebral...
1. Children surveyed at age 10-11 who met more recommendations regarding diet, physical activity, sleep, and screen usage had fewer physician visits for mental illness in the following 4 years. 2. Of the 9 studied recommendations, 20% of surveyed children met 7 to 9 of them, while 10% met only...
In areas of Pakistan affected by recent conflict, epidemiological studies have shown a high prevalence of psychological distress in women. In the setting of conflict with poor access to care, as well as role restrictions, there is a large population of women that are particularly vulnerable to anxiety and...
Association of Racial Disparities With Access to Kidney Transplant After the Implementation of the New Kidney Allocation System There are many reasons why a patient may be made inactive on the kidney transplant waiting list, including psychosocial or financial issues or medical comorbidities. This has important implications for a patient’s...
Mental health conditions in childhood have the potential to negatively impact healthy development, interfering with a child’s ability to achieve social, emotional, and cognitive milestones. This has important implications for social determinants of health. As such, there is a continuous need to assess the prevalence and correlates of childhood...