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October 09, 2020
Objective: To investigate the association between opioid drug use and cardiometabolic risk factors (CDRF) in adults using Nutrition Examination Survey (NHANES) data.
October 09, 2020
Background: Digital health technologies (DHTs) could improve healthcare delivery, yet research on their use in clinical practice is limited. We surveyed healthcare professionals (HCPs) to assess current use of DHTs and gain insights on integrating DHTs into mental healthcare.
October 09, 2020
Physician assistants (PAs) have historically played a key role in helping to alleviate physician shortages. Given the significant projected psychiatrist deficits to occur by 2024, it is critical to better understand the evolving role of PAs in psychiatric care. However, few studies have explored…
October 09, 2020
Objectives Measurement-based care (MBC) refers to using data from assessments to make clinical decisions. Recently the Relapse Assessment for Schizophrenia Patients (RASP), a patient self-report screener, was developed, but uptake may be limited by lack of guidance. The purpose of this study is to…
November 22, 2019
Background: Medication adherence is critical for relapse prevention among SMI patients. In the absence of objectively collected adherence data (OCAD), managing medications is difficult. A digital medicine system (aripiprazole tablets with sensor) (DMSA) that provides OCAD to providers was studied…
November 22, 2019
Background: Psychiatric polypharmacy may be an indication of complex mental health needs that require careful consideration in medication treatment planning to avoid drug-drug interactions and unwanted side effects. Pharmacogenomic (PGx) assays, such as the Genecept® Assay produced by Genomind,…
November 22, 2019
The mental status examination (MSE) is the objective portion of the psychiatric examination. Despite this, a lack of uniformity in the MSE has contributed to variability and as a result perceived diagnostic inconsistency. We designed a web-based survey to seek the opinions of practicing…
November 22, 2019
The Rio Grande Valley (RGV) comprises the longest continuous area of population centers along the U.S.-Mexico border. Large cities (Nuevo Laredo, Reynosa, Matamoros) are connected by multiple small towns on the Mexican side. Fewer cities (Laredo, McAllen, Brownsville) yet multiple small communities…
November 22, 2019
Introduction: Abrupt discontinuation of opioids after chronic use can result in severe, distressing symptoms that result from central noradrenergic hyperactivity. Avoidance of opioid withdrawal syndrome (OWS) can perpetuate opioid use in patients with opioid use disorder (OUD) despite the initial…
November 22, 2019
Objective: Characterize drivers of frequent emergency department use and barriers to mental and primary healthcare among individuals diagnosed with serious mental illness at a large, urban hospital in Northern California.
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