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Smaller Brain Regions Associated With ADHD, Conduct Disorder Symptoms in Adolescents

Researchers analyzed neuroimaging data from a group of 1093 adolescents from the IMAGEN project.

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Depressive Symptoms Have Greater Negative Effect on MS Functional Outcomes Than Anxiety

The authors noted a potential for a complex and dynamic relationship between depression and functional outcomes in multiple sclerosis , with greater dysfunction possibly increasing levels of depression.

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Make the Most of Employment: Guidelines for Evaluating Physician Employment Contracts

Physician employment contracts include a number of bonuses and benefits that can be included or negotiated.

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Anxiety Increases Freezing of Gait Severity in Individuals With Parkinson Disease

The authors suggest that anxiety should be routinely evaluated in patients with Parkinson disease who experience freezing of gait.

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NDA Submitted for Novel Schizophrenia Treatment Lumateperone

Lumateperone, a first-in-class molecule, works via potent interactions at 5-HT2A receptors, serotonin transporters, and D1 receptors with indirect glutamatergic modulation.

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Age of Alcohol Initiation Related to Psychiatric Symptoms for Girls

Girls with an earlier age of alcohol initiation appear to be at a higher risk for PTSD, anxiety, and depression symptoms after an interpersonal life trauma.

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Adolescent Posttraumatic Stress Disorder Symptoms Differ Between Sexes

This initial evidence points toward sex differences among adolescents experiencing PTSD symptoms, both in network connectivity and symptom centrality.

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Using DSM Criteria, Pediatric Bipolar Disorder Diagnoses Generally Remain Unchanged at Follow-Up

The authors of this study were interested in whether the criteria used to diagnose adults with bipolar disorder would be adequate for adolescents.

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Transgender Boys, Nonbinary Adolescents Face Highest Suicide Risk by Gender

Although the disproportionate suicide rate among transgender youth may be daunting, family acceptance and support are associated with reduced disparities in depression between transgender and cisgender children.

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Sleep Disturbances Reduce Functioning and Quality of Life in Bipolar Disorder

Investigators note that in patients with bipolar disorder who are euthymic, a detailed sleep evaluation should be conducted and benzodiazepine use should be reduced.

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The Opioid System: The Foundation for Social Risk and Reward

The opioid system is responsible for social pain and reward in the brain; therefore, understanding its underpinnings may help clinicians manage patients with depression and suicidal ideation.

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When Bipolar Disorder Presents, Consider Cardiovascular Comorbidities

Screening for cardiovascular disease risk is recommended for clinicians who manage patients with bipolar disorder.

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Illness Severity, Comorbid Clinical Features Affect Patient Capacity to Provide Informed Consent

Patients unable to give informed consent displayed insufficient understanding of the study risks and benefits and the difference between research and individualized care.

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Coping Flexibility Predictive of Post-Event Mood State in Bipolar Disorder

This research suggests that coping flexibility and perceived controllability are crucial to the mood states of patients with bipolar disorder following Behavioral Approach System-activating stimuli.

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FDA to Review Vraylar sNDA for Treatment of Bipolar Depression

The FDA has accepted the supplemental New Drug Application for Vraylar as a treatment for depressive episodes associated with bipolar I disorder in adults.

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Fox News Analyst Keith Ablow Is Impressed By Donald Trump’s Penis Size Discussion

“To me, that showed an incredible degree of psychological strength.”

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Fox News Doctor: Ben Carson Was Right About Guns And The Holocaust

“The mindset that Jews surrendered with their guns is far more important than the hardware they turned over.”

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