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General Psychiatry

July 02, 2020
The COVID-19 pandemic is affecting the mental health of patients hospitalized with the virus, the healthcare workers treating them, people with preexisting psychiatric issues, and the general public.
June 25, 2020
Psychosocial interventions are reliably associated with improved immunity and appear to be a feasible way to improve immune-related health, according to a systematic review and meta-analysis in JAMA Psychiatry.
June 16, 2020
The national Psych Congress conference scheduled for September 10-13, 2020, will be presented as an interactive virtual experience.
June 16, 2020
Brain scans show psilocybin reduces activity in the claustrum, a thin sheet of neurons considered by some to be the seat of consciousness, awareness, and sense of self, according to a published study.
June 05, 2020
A person’s hippocampal connectivity during a stressful event can predict the intensity of stress experienced, suggests a study published online in the journal Nature Communications.
June 05, 2020
More than 4 out of 10 parents with children at home report high stress levels dealing with managing online learning and other pressures amid the COVID-19 pandemic.
June 01, 2020
COVID-19 could cause delirium in 1 in 4 patients during hospitalization as well as the possibility of depression, anxiety, and post-traumatic stress disorder (PTSD) afterward, according to a published systematic review and meta-analysis.
May 28, 2020
BLOG: We know that isolation is one of the drivers of suicide in doctors. But listening to how doctors are affected in their heroic work on the front lines of the COVID-19 epidemic gives me hope that barriers to openly sharing one’s personal distress are lowering.
May 18, 2020
A recently published study found cannabis use before age 18 was associated with which disorder in adulthood?
May 13, 2020
A single dose of degarelix statistically significantly reduced the risk of committing child sexual abuse in help-seeking men with pedophilic disorder 2 weeks after the initial injection, according to a study published in JAMA Psychiatry.
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