Tag: anxiety

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...
Association Between the Development of Pediatric Voice Disorders and Singing in Children’s Choir Singing has been thought to be protective against the development of voice disorders in children; however, there have been few studies evaluating this. In this cohort study, investigators analyzed data from 752 singing and 743 non-singing children...
The motor disturbances seen in patients with cerebral palsy (CP) may also be comorbid with other issues including behavioural disturbance, cognitive difficulties, sensory impairments, epilepsy and intellectual disability (ID). There is little data available on mental health outcomes in adults with CP; however, existing evidence indicates that 20-25% of...
Association between antithrombotic medication use after bioprosthetic aortic valve replacement and outcomes in the Veterans Health Administration system Patients that have undergone bioprosthetic aortic valve replacement (bAVR) are at an increased risk of thromboembolism. Recommendations and strategies surrounding the use of antithrombotic medications, however, vary. In this retrospective cohort study,...
1. Low-strength evidence suggests that cranial electrical stimulation (CES) may be moderately beneficial for patients with depression and anxiety. 2. There was insufficient evidence that CES provides clinically important benefit for fibromyalgia, neuromusculoskeletal pain, degenerative joint pain, headache, depression, or insomnia. Evidence Rating Level: 1 (Excellent) Study Rundown: CES is a technique...
1. This randomized control trial found that a culturally adapted psychological intervention for common mental disorders in Zimbabwe significantly improved symptoms at 6 months compared to control. 2. Intervention group participants had lower risk of depressive symptoms at 6 months compared to control. Evidence Rating Level: 1 (Excellent) Study Rundown: Depression and...
1. Neonatal intensive care unit (NICU) admittance was higher among infants born to women receiving selective serotonin reuptake inhibitors (SSRIs) during pregnancy compared to nonexposed infants. 2. Maternal SSRI use during late pregnancy was associated with an increase in infant respiratory and CNS-related disorders, hypoglycemia, and feeding difficulties compared to...