During the acceleration phase of the COVID-19 pandemic, emergency medicine physicians in 7 US cities experienced moderate to severe levels of anxiety at work and at home, regardless of the intensity of the local surge.
A fiber tract between the prefrontal cortex and the subthalamic nucleus is associated with the best outcomes following deep brain stimulation in patients with obsessive-compulsive disorder, according to a study in Nature Communications.
People with OCD and other serious anxieties face uniquely difficult mental health battles, including trying to distinguish concerns brought on by their conditions from general fears shared by the public about COVID-19.
A meta-analysis recently published in The Lancet Psychiatry found that using medicinal cannabinoids to treat mental health disorders cannot be justified, due to a lack of evidence of effectiveness and known risks of the substances.
Ben Cort, CEO of Foundry Treatment Center Steamboat Springs in Colorado, discusses the importance of avoiding microaggressions when working with cannabis-dependent patients, as well as the differences between the marijuana of 20 years and the…
By Lisa Rapaport
For young people with asthma, mood disorders are linked with higher odds of visiting the emergency room, a new study suggests.
Compared to young people with asthma but without depression or anxiety, those with anxiety were 22%…