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Predictors of CBT Outcomes Identified in Youths With Anxiety Disorders

Investigators sought to determine predictors of long-term treatment outcomes in youths with mixed anxiety disorders.

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Psychotropic Medication May Reduce Symptoms and Improve Functioning in PTSD

In patients with traumatic injury, there may be a benefit to starting paroxetine to prevent PTSD and associated symptoms, including numbing and avoidance.

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Clozapine Monotherapy May Be Effective in Reducing the Severity of Antipsychotic-Induced Tardive Dyskinesia

These results provide support for switching antipsychotic to clozapine in patients with moderate to severe tardive dyskinesia.

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Treatment Response to Panic-Focused Psychotherapy Typically Maintained Over 12 Months

Patients who respond to panic-focused psychotherapy appear to maintain their improvements following treatment termination.

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Meta-Analysis: Do Electroencephalographic Biomarkers Predict Treatment Response in Depression?

The meta-analysis consisted of a review of 53 articles covering 57 distinct biomarkers.

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Education, Inflammation Predict Cognitive Performance in Bipolar Disorder

Researchers set out to examine how bipolar disorder affects cognitive performance across a variety of clinical parameters.

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FDA-Approved Test Provides Pharmacogenetic Reports Directly to Consumers

The 23andMe Personal Genome Service Pharmacogenetic Reports test can detect 33 variants for multiple genes, corresponding to more than 50 commonly prescribed medications and over-the-counter products.

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Healthcare Professionals Have Key Role in Advocating for Better Food Procurement System

Systemic interventions are needed to address the “broad spectrum” of issues and challenges facing the food system in the United States.

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Steps to Improve Nutritional Counseling in Clinical Practice

The modern American diet is widely recognized as a major determinant of morbidity and mortality.

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High-Activity Temperaments Appear to Be Protective of Major Mood Episodes in Offspring at High Genetic Risk

After a major depressive episode, sociability, activity, and self-esteem measures decreased, while emotionality and shyness scores increased.

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Psychosis-Like Experiences More Common in Tobacco Users Than Abstainers

Investigators examined the association between tobacco smoking and psychosis-like experiences, taking into account confounding factors including cannabis use.

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Depression: The Strongest Predictor of Impairment of Work, Social Life, and Family Life

Investigators examined the association between specific disability domains and depression, anxiety, and somatization in primary care patients.

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Increased Risk for Suicide Attempts in Patients With Status Migrainosus

Investigators examine risk factors associated with suicide attempt in patients with status migrainosus

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The Unintended Consequences of the CDC Opioid Guideline According to Pain Management Specialists

The guideline formulated by the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention in an effort to curb opioid overdose-related deaths included a recommendation for steep reductions in opioid doses for patients taking high doses of the drug for chronic pain.

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Diet and Physical Activity Factors in Metabolic Syndrome With Depression

Investigators examine the association between depression and metabolic syndrome, factoring in diet and physical activity.

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Is Weight Stigma Worse Than Obesity? How to Provide More Compassionate Care

Obesity rates are nearly 40% among US adults, but traditional treatment methods are found to contribute to weight stigma, creating a population that’s unhealthier than ever.

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Trick-or-Treating Pedestrian Fatalities: Awareness, Safety Interventions Can Reduce Risks

Trick-or-treating is a rite of passage for some, but has the potential to become deadly.

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