Marijuana usage is increasing in adolescents, and the rate of comorbidity with mood and anxiety disorders is high. These findings may aid in identifying adolescents who are potentially at risk.
Depression is associated with poorer outcomes in ACS and these findings suggest that this course of treatment may improve long-term major adverse cardiac event outcomes.
Investigators examined traits which may predispose to violence in patients with schizophrenia, including psychopathic and impulsive traits along with aggression traits.
Incidence of depression occurred mostly within the first 2 years after parental death in patients whose parent died at the age of 12 or younger.
The findings support second generation long-acting injectable antipsychotic drug use as early treatment option to increase treatment adherence and to decrease the risk of relapse, hospitalization, and deteriorating social functions.
These data substantiate claims that certain neuroinflammatory biomarkers may predict depression symptoms or severity and could be useful in developing diagnostic and treatment strategies.
A lower socioeconomic status, childhood maltreatment, and the presence of comorbid mental health conditions were associated with diagnosed OCD in the studied Canadian population.
The potential consequences of providing cosmetic treatment to a patient with BDD can extend beyond ethical concerns.
There is no distinct cut off for the Functional Assessment Short Test between none, mind, moderate, and severe functional impairment.
Investigators examined mortality in patients with treatment-resistant depression compared with non-treatment resistant depression.
The use of intrinsic brain activity to differentiate acute suicidal acts from current suicidal thoughts is a promising step toward the development of an objective measure of imminent suicide risk.
Medicine-assisted treatment demonstrated strong benefits following the treatment period, including significantly lower odds for mental health hospitalization and fewer emergency department/crisis visits.
These data emphasize the important role of parents and teachers in detecting mental health needs in adolescents.
Researchers believe this therapy shows potential as a brain-based approach for correcting cortical physiologic deficits in this population.
WSE treatment may be useful in addressing symptom exacerbation in schizophrenia and schizoaffective disorder.