Tag: mental illness

1. An analysis of emergency department (ED) visits across the United States showed a 28% overall increase in psychiatric ED visits per 1000 youth aged 6 to 24 years between 2011 and 2015. 2. Increases were most pronounced among adolescents, African American patients, and Hispanic patients. Evidence Rating Level: 3 (Average) Study...
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 attributable to mental illness. 2. In a retrospective model, hospitalization rates could be reduced with improved control of modifiable risk factors. Evidence Rating Level: 2 (Good) Study Rundown:...
1. Transgender and/or gender nonconforming (TGNC) children and adolescents had higher prevalence of mental health disorders compared to their cisgender peers. 2. Anxiety disorders, attention deficit disorders, and depressive disorders were the most common diagnoses, while suicidal ideation, self-inflicted injuries, and hospitalizations for mental health diagnoses were also more prevalent...
1. Children in foster care had more mental and physical health problems when compared to the general population of U.S. children. 2. Children in foster care had poorer mental and physical health outcomes than children across different family types as well as children in economically disadvantaged families. Evidence Rating Level: (2)...
1. Over the course of 24 months, compared to youth receiving treatment as usual, homeless youth assigned to “Housing First” had increased housing stability. 2. Despite leading to greater housing stability, “Housing First” was not associated with significant quality of life improvements over controls. Evidence Rating Level: 1 (Excellent) Study Rundown: Homelessness...