Cannabis use in teens linked to depression

Experts link use of the drug in teenage years to cases of depression later in life.
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Publication date: Available online 21 May 2019Source: Mental Health &PreventionAuthor(s): Erin Hoare, Ingibjorg Eva Thorisdóttir, Alfgeir Logi Kristjansson, Inga Dora Sigfusdóttir, Josh Hayward, Steven Allender, Claudia Strugnell, Nicola Reavley, George Patton, Michael Berk, Felice JackaSummaryAdolescence is the primary age of onset for common psychiatric disorders and thus presents a singular opportunity for prevention, particularly in school settings. Research efforts have advanced the understanding of diverse and interacting risk and protective factors for anxiety and depression. Such factors span indi...
Source: Mental Health and Prevention - Category: Psychiatry Source Type: research
ConclusionsReflective pondering may act as a protective factor against later impairment in executive control.
Source: Journal of Behavior Therapy and Experimental Psychiatry - Category: Psychiatry Source Type: research
This study provides preliminary evidence for self-oriented perfectionism being a risk factor for the development of BDD in youth. If replicated, these findings could highlight the potential value of targeting self-oriented perfectionism in prevention and early intervention programs for BDD.
Source: Journal of Obsessive Compulsive and Related Disorders - Category: Psychiatry Source Type: research
Around 300 million individuals are affected by major depressive disorder (MDD) in the world. Despite this high number of affected individuals, more than 50% of patients do not respond to antidepressants approved to treat MDD. Patients with MDD that do not respond to 2 or more first-line antidepressant treatments are considered to have treatment-resistant depression (TRD). Animal models of depression are important tools to better understand the pathophysiology of MDD as well as to help in the development of novel and fast antidepressants for TRD patients. This review will emphasize some discovery strategies for TRD from stu...
Source: Molecular Neuropsychiatry - Category: Neuroscience Source Type: research
Publication date: Available online 20 May 2019Source: Neuroscience &Biobehavioral ReviewsAuthor(s): Francesco Bartoli, Cristina Crocamo, Giuseppe CarràAbstractWe aimed at clarifying the strength and consistency of the association between cannabis use disorder and suicide attempts in bipolar disorder. We conducted a systematic review and meta-analysis of observational studies providing cross-sectional and longitudinal data on the association between cannabis use disorder and suicide attempts in adults with bipolar disorder. We screened articles indexed in Medline, Embase, PsycINFO databases up to July 2018. The r...
Source: Neuroscience and Biobehavioral Reviews - Category: Neuroscience Source Type: research
Suicide prevention efforts should take both sex and developmental level into consideration
Source: The Doctors Lounge - Psychiatry - Category: Psychiatry Tags: Family Medicine, Nursing, Pediatrics, Psychiatry, Journal, Source Type: news
U.S. rate of depressive disorders recorded during delivery hospitalization increased from 2000 to 2015
Source: The Doctors Lounge - Psychiatry - Category: Psychiatry Tags: Family Medicine, Gynecology, Nursing, Psychiatry, Journal, Source Type: news
Authors: Samy AL, Kamaruzzaman SB, Krishnaswamy S, Low WY Abstract OBJECTIVES: To study the prevalence of Mild Cognitive Impairment (MCI) among older people attending primary care clinics and its predictors of QOL. METHODS: A cross-sectional study was conducted at two primary care clinics in Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia, recruiting 271 participants by utilizing the universal sampling method. Every patient who attended both the clinics during the study period and met the inclusion and exclusion criteria were approached and briefed about the study. Patients who gave consent were recruited as study participants. Informa...
Source: Clinical Gerontologist - Category: Geriatrics Tags: Clin Gerontol Source Type: research
Adherence to a Mediterranean diet may guard against late-life depression, new research shows.Medscape Medical News
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CONCLUSIONS: Study findings enhance understanding of CWH with relevance to clinical practice. Key intervention elements deemed important for RTW are discussed and may provide guidance for other work-re-entry programs. PMID: 31104044 [PubMed - in process]
Source: Work - Category: Occupational Health Authors: Tags: Work Source Type: research
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