Medical comic books may be an acceptable form of patient education material, but clinicians should assess and honor patient preferences before providing these materials.
Despite the associated risk for death and cognitive decline, “off-label” prescribing of antipsychotics in patients with dementia has increased.
These data indicate that cortisol levels may contribute to the cognitive decline observed in elderly adults with late-life depression.
These results suggest that deep transcranial magnetic stimulation combined with selective serotonin reuptake inhibitors may be effective in assisting patients with treatment-resistant depression.
Chronic use of prescription opioids was correlated with support for the Republican candidate in the 2016 presidential election.
Study investigators suggest that interns in psychiatry are the most vulnerable population among medical interns and should be targeted for prevention interventions.
An inclusive organizational culture, or the lack thereof, affects employee job performance, emotional well-being, and workforce engagement.
Early interventions targeting comorbid disorders associated with substance use disorders may improve the illness course of bipolar disorder.
Demographic characteristics predictive of transfer to specialized services included younger age and higher education level.
The strong association between PCOS and autism raises the question of whether early treatments or surveillance might be considered for one condition given the presence of the other.
There was a significantly higher level of prolactin found in the first episode psychosis group than in the clinical high risk group, suggesting a condition of hyperprolactinemia.
After a rise in the frequency of opioids prescribed in emergency departments from 2005 to 2011, a decline was observed from 2012 to 2015, particularly in the 18- to 64-year age group.
Personality traits such as anxiety sensitivity, hopelessness, sensation seeking, and impulsivity may be predictors of use and misuse of prescription drugs in young adults.
There is sufficient evidence to suggest that physiology and culture underlie some of the variation in how depression and anxiety symptoms can manifest.