The most robust predictive risk factor for BD is a confirmed history of the illness in a first-degree relative, which is associated with an 8-fold to 10-fold lifetime risk for BD and a 2-fold to 3-fold lifetime risk for depressive disorder vs the general population.
These results suggest that the nitrates in cured meat are driving the association between cured meat consumption and mania.
A team of UK-based investigators assessed functional and symptomatic outcomes in individuals with a first episode of psychotic disorder vs those associated with schizophrenia.
In an attempt to identify the risk associated with the comorbidity of type 2 diabetes and schizophrenia, a team of investigators from Taiwan assessed the impact of public health promotion efforts targeted at this population.
Universal health coverage has been proposed as a way of improving access to healthcare in low- and middle-income countries.
These findings demonstrate the importance of developing support systems within schools for gender-nonconforming students.
As depression is one of the most common psychiatric disorders following acute stroke and can be predictive of poor outcomes, identifying biomarkers to recognize the disorder are imperative for improving the clinical course.
Farris K. Timimi, MD, and Lee Aase from the Mayo Clinic Social Media Network shared their views on the role of social media in physician practice.
Racial insensitivity, stereotyping, and racially based decisions continue to occur in medical school admissions, recruitment, and management, as well as patient care.
Investigators examine the effect of exercise on brain-derived neurotrophic factor in patients with major depressive disorder.
Higher depressive symptoms in patients with multiple sclerosis was associated with lower employment and processing speed.
Prices of prescription drugs in short supply between 2015 and 2016 were found to increase more than twice as quickly as they would have in the absence of a shortage.
Investigators sought to determine whether the type of medication used for the treatment of schizophrenia affects color vision.