Investigators examined the effects of a person-centered music listening intervention on mood, agitation, and social engagement in people living with dementia.
Clinicians should be discerning when evaluating meta-analyses of schizophrenia add-on therapies such as statins and antidepressants.
Researchers studied the relationship between self-reported cognitive complaints and work functioning in employed patients with major depressive disorder treated with desvenlafaxine.
Patients with spondylosis, intervertebral disk disorders, and other back issues and comorbid depression may have greater healthcare expenditures than those without the comorbidity.
Both electronic referral and care management by social workers increase the effective use of mental health services for adolescents in the United States significantly.
Investigators examined the oscillatory activity of patients with first-episode psychosis after transcranial magnetic stimulation of the left motor cortex.
Investigators confirmed that people with schizophrenia have higher levels of antibodies to some but not all Epstein-Barr virus proteins, which indicates an aberrant response to Epstein-Barr virus infection that may be a factor in the immunopathology of schizophrenia and related disorders.
Weighted and combined multi-gene pharmacogenomic testing significantly increased clinical response and remission rates for patients with major depressive disorder.
Researchers retrospectively reviewed data regarding children and youths who were beginning treatment with antipsychotic vs control medications to assess their risks for unexpected death.
Researchers investigated a potential link between increased risk for autism and prenatal exposure to air pollution.
People with pulmonary arterial hypertension display higher levels of depression and anxiety than previously estimated by healthcare workers.
For part 2 of this article, Psychiatry Advisor interviewed Dr Brenda L Curtis, whose research focuses on “big data” generated from social networking sites, technology-based interventions for substance use disorders and related issues, and Internet research ethics.
The co-occurrence of obesity and mood disorders increases the risk for physical comorbidities, poor mental health and psychological well-being, and less healthy behaviors.
Although treatment as usual for psychosis is guideline-congruent and well implemented, there appears to be no added value for adjunct cognitive behavioral therapy for social activation, according to the results of a study from the Netherlands.
A study compared participants with clear diagnoses of either generalized anxiety disorder or obsessive-compulsive disorder with each other, as well as with controls, in order to identify cognitive differences between both groups.
As major depressive disorder is common among college students, researchers sought to determine factors that contribute to this condition, particularly among college freshmen.
Intensive residential treatment was found to be effective in reducing the symptoms of obsessive-compulsive disorder, although different response trajectories were observed.