Tag: mental health

1. Selective serotonin reuptake inhibitor use among children and adolescents with public health insurance was found to be associated with a mildly increased risk for the developed of type 2 diabetes mellitus. 2. The magnitude of this risk, overall, was substantially lower than that of other risk factors for the...
1. Extreme risk protection order (ERPO) laws were shown to protect respondents and family members from harming themselves or others with firearms. 2. The information within the ERPOs had large variations amongst the county jurisdictions in the state of Washington. Evidence Rating Level: 3 (Average) Study Rundown: Firearm-related injuries are a substantial...
1. There has been an increase in anxiety, depression, and low mood in resident physicians associated with the onset of the COVID-19 pandemic. Evidence Rating Level: 2 (Good) Study Rundown: Since the start of the pandemic, research has focused on understanding the disease and mental health amongst patients, but there are...
1. Behavioral health integration has had positive effects on a wide variety of practices, but physicians commonly reported frustration with several barriers including differences in communication style, unwieldy electronic health record (EHR) systems, and complex billing procedures. 2. Increased interprofessional training and refinement of existing technology may reduce power differentials...
1. In a cluster randomized trial, exposure to Eliminating the Stigma of Differences (ESD), a school-based mental illness curriculum intervention, was associated with increased positive knowledge and attitudes about mental illness and reduced social distance from peers with mental illness among middle school students over 2-year follow-up compared to...
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. In the care of COVID-19 patients in Singapore non-medically-trained hospital personnel were more likely to experience anxiety than physicians and nurses, though psychological effects were clearly present among all workers. Evidence Rating Level: 2 (Good) Singapore witnessed a total of 200 confirmed cases of COVID-19 by March 13, 2020, an increase...
1. Latino and Latina adolescents experiencing the detention and/or deportation of family members were found to have an increased risk of alcohol use, clinical externalizing behaviors, and suicidal ideation. Evidence Rating Level: 2 (Good) Since the expansion of 2017 policy changes in the US, the mental health effects on Latino and Latina...
1. Cessation of opioid treatment was associated a period of increased risk of overdose or suicide, with a positive association between risk and length of treatment prior to stopping. Evidence Rating: 2 (Good) In the past decade, significant efforts have been taken in North America to mitigate opioid prescription as a means...
1. Pediatric patients at a tertiary care pediatric emergency department (ED) were generally boarded for more than two days, with only half receiving formal psychiatric evaluations and treatment recommendations. 2. A majority of these pediatric patients had psychiatric histories and were at risk for suicidal thoughts and behaviors, suggesting a...