Although loneliness affects a slate of health outcomes, its strongest effects appear to target mental health and overall well-being, according to a comprehensive review and meta-analysis published online in Psychiatry Research.
Positive tests for non-prescribed use of fentanyl and opioids, as well as heroin, increased during the early months of the COVID-19 pandemic, according to a recently published study of nearly 900,000 de-identified lab results conducted by Quest Diagnostics. Use of fentanyl in combination with other drugs also surged.
As part of its commitment to nurse practitioners (NPs) who are treating patients with mental illness, AbbVie today announced the launch of NP Psych Navigator, a centralized resource that connects NPs with tools to help them identify mental illness…
A practice improvement project integrating behavioral health care expertise into a San Francisco primary care clinic improved patients’ mental and physical health outcomes, including depressive symptoms, researchers reported.