Psychiatry

Bariatric Surgery & Mental Health | Feature

Mental health conditions appear to be common among patients seeking and undergoing bariatric surgery, particularly depression and binge eating disorder. These conditions may represent mental health comorbidities of obesity and warrant the same attention, both pre- and postoperatively, as more commonly discussed physical health comorbidities like diabetes and hypertension.

Physician’s Weekly, LLC, Announces Partnership to Create First-Ever Facebook CME/CE | Feature

Basking Ridge, NJ; (November 13, 2016) – Physician’s Weekly announces the launch of the first-ever CME/CE Facebook Livecast on December 13 in collaboration with Advancing Knowledge in Healthcare

Putting People at the Heart of Healthcare | Feature

Putting people at the center of healthcare may seem intuitive, but it’s an approach that has not been widely practiced in the medical community. Instead, we clinicians

Potentially Unsafe Med Scripts Up for Dual Users With Dementia | Feature

Rates of PUM are higher among veterans with dementia using VA-Medicare Part D system

Missing 1-2 hours of sleep same as driving over legal alcohol limit | Feature

Drivers who miss between one to two hours of the recommended seven hours of sleep in a 24-hour period nearly double their risk for a crash, according

Paper offers insight on targeting antidepressant-induced female sexual dysfunction | Feature

One in 6 women in the U.S. takes antidepressants to improve her well-being, but what is she to do when the medication that is meant to help

Attempted Suicide Rates, Risk Groups Mostly Unchanged | Feature

Men more often resort to violent means, while women turn to poisoning, drowning

After decades of research, science is no better able to predict suicidal behaviors | Feature

Experts’ ability to predict if someone will attempt to take his or her own life is no better than chance and has not significantly improved over the

Depression in young people affects the stomach, anxiety the skin | Feature

Mental disorders and physical diseases frequently go hand in hand. For the first time, psychologists at the University of Basel and Ruhr University Bochum have identified temporal

Among antidementia drugs, memantine is associated with the highest risk of pneumonia | Feature

Among users of antidementia drugs, persons using memantine have the highest risk of pneumonia, new research shows. The use of rivastigmine patches is associated with an increased

Ultra-long acting pill releases daily doses of medicine for a month | Feature

Imagine swallowing a pill today that continues releasing the daily dose of a medicine you need for the next week, month or even longer. Investigators from Brigham

Pupil response to negative facial expressions predicts risk for depression relapse | Feature

Pupil dilation in reaction to negative emotional faces predicts risk for depression relapse, according to new research from Binghamton University, State University of New York. Researchers at

Trump & The Unlacing of the Affordable Care Act | Feature

Harvard analysts ponder changes across the American and global landscapes.

Using a patient’s own words, computer automatically identifies suicidal behavior | Feature

Using a person’s spoken or written words, new computer tools can identify with great accuracy whether that person is suicidal, mentally ill but not suicidal, or neither.

5 Steps to Maintaining an Online Reputation | Feature

The author of this article is Manish Kumar Chauhan, a digital marketing manager at myPracticeReputation.

E-Prescribing Increases Medication Adherence | Feature

Electronic prescribing (e-prescribing) decreases prescription errors and enhances coordination between physician and pharmacist, but what has remained unclear is how it affects patient behavior. Now a new

Depression’s physical source discovered | Feature

Understanding of the physical root of depression has been advanced, thanks to new research. Researchers have identified the lateral orbitofrontal cortex as the area of the brain

ADHD diagnosis puts girls at much higher risk for other mental health problems | Feature

Girls with attention deficit hyperactivity disorder are at higher risk than girls without ADHD for multiple mental disorders that often lead to cascading problems such as abusive

Looking for Work/Life Balance | Feature

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