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Hysterectomy is associated with a higher long-term risk of depression and anxiety, according to a study published online in Menopause: The Journal of the North American Menopause Society.
Children who have a parent in prison may be more than twice as likely as other kids to have depression, attention problems and conduct disorders by the time they reach adolescence, a U.S. study suggests.
Abuse, PTSD & Trauma
Taking psychiatric medication did not hamper weight loss in people who participated in a structured weight loss program, researchers recently reported online in the journal Obesity.
Extending olanzapine treatment beyond remission of psychotic-depression symptoms may lower relapse rates, according to findings from the STOP-PD II randomized clinical trial.
Addiction Professional
Depression outranks education, income, and age as the single largest predictor of substance use during pregnancy, suggests a study published in the Journal of Neonatal-Perinatal Medicine.
Artificial intelligence (AI) may be able to use the sound of a person’s voice to detect depressed mood, a study presented at the recent Canadian Conference on Artificial Intelligence indicates.
Prescribing antidepressants to people with comorbid diabetes and depression lowered mortality by 35%, according to a study published online in The Journal of Clinical Endocrinology & Metabolism.
Anxiety Disorders
People taking isotretinoin for severe acne commonly experience psychiatric adverse events, according to data from the U.S. Food and Drug Administration's Adverse Event Reporting System (FAERS) and the iPLEDGE program.
Older adults taking serotonin norepinephrine reuptake inhibitors (SNRIs) experienced more adverse events, compared with placebo, according to a systematic review and meta-analysis published online in the Journal of the American Geriatrics Society.
Child & Adolescent Psychiatry
Adolescents who attempt suicide by overdosing on bupropion have significantly higher rates of serious outcomes or death than those who try it with a selective serotonin-reuptake inhibitor (SSRI), new research indicates.
An algorithm that examined heart range changes during sleep distinguished people with depression from healthy control subjects with high accuracy, according to a study published in BMC Psychiatry.
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