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This study examined the efficacy of daily supportive text messages over a 6-month period on mood and alcohol consumption in individuals with alcohol use disorder and depression.Alcohol and Alcoholism
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Publication date: Available online 18 October 2019Source: Revista Clínica Española (English Edition)Author(s): M. Baeza, A. Muñoz-Ortega, N. VelaAbstractObjectiveTo assess the characteristics of acute poisoning cases treated in hospital emergency departments over 5 years.MethodsRetrospective study of acute poisoning cases treated in 3 hospitals between 2013 and 2017 and an analysis of the demographic characteristics, types of poisoning, seasonal variations, care received and recurrence.ResultsSome 0.51% of all cases treated in the 3 hospitals corresponded to acute poisoning. The percentages varied by h...
Source: Revista Clinica Espanola - Category: Internal Medicine Source Type: research
OBJECTIVE: To examine if prior suicidal behavior and familial predisposition to psychiatric disorders modify the association between antiepileptic drug use and completed suicide. METHODS: Using the Danish National Prescription Register, we identifi...
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IMPORTANCE: The renin-angiotensin system has been implicated in mood disorders. Angiotensin-converting enzyme inhibitors (ACEIs) and angiotensin receptor blockers (ARBs) are among the most commonly used medications, yet their effects on mental health outco...
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Mamdani et al1 reported on a nested case-control study using real-world data that finds that patients receiving angiotensin receptor blockers (ARBs) are associated with a greater risk of suicide than those receiving angiotensin-converting enzyme inhibit...
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CONCLUSIONS: Prevalence and comorbidity of major MH conditions is high in veterans referred for geriatric MH services. Future work will examine challenges faced by non-specialty providers in caring for older veterans, with the goal of developing targeted educational and clinical interventions to better address aging veterans' MH needs. PMID: 31621886 [PubMed - as supplied by publisher]
Source: Military Medicine - Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Mil Med Source Type: research
(Natural News) The ups and downs of alcohol consumption have been discussed by experts time and time again. Previous research has observed the negative association between alcohol consumption and depression risk. However, new evidence suggests that consuming alcohol in moderation can instead reduce the risk of depression. The study, published in the journal Acta Psychiatrica...
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Publication date: Available online 17 October 2019Source: International Review of NeurobiologyAuthor(s): Katherine M. Keyes, Kasim Allel, Ursula M. Staudinger, Katherine A. Ornstein, Esteban CalvoAbstractAlcohol consumption is increasing in many countries, and excessive alcohol consumption is particularly increasing among older adults. Excessive alcohol consumption causes morbidity and mortality, especially among older adults, including an increased risk of depressive episodes. We review the mechanisms through which alcohol consumption may affect depression, and argue that the effects of alcohol consumption on depressive e...
Source: International Review of Neurobiology - Category: Neuroscience Source Type: research
Publication date: Available online 16 October 2019Source: Journal of Clinical NeuroscienceAuthor(s): Na Qu, Shu-Fang Zhang, Bin Xia, Jia-Zhao Xie, Xiao-Ming Wang, Jun Liu, Jie Xiong, Na Ren, Yan Wang, Qing Tian, Yi LiAbstractCognitive dysfunction and pro-inflammatory effect has been associated with major depressive disorder (MDD), but sex differences have seldom been studied. The study was to determine the sex difference of cognitive dysfunction and pro-inflammatory biomarkers among patients with MDD in Chinese Han population. 104 MDD patients (male n = 37, female n = 67) were included in the study. Their sociodemo...
Source: Journal of Clinical Neuroscience - Category: Neuroscience Source Type: research
Conclusions We found a contextual preventive effect of community-level sports group participation on developing cognitive impairment among older individuals. Furthermore, the benefit may favor sports group participants. Therefore, promoting sports groups in a community setting may be effective as a population-based strategy for the prevention of dementia.
Source: Medicine and Science in Sports and Exercise - Category: Sports Medicine Tags: EPIDEMIOLOGY Source Type: research
According to a recently-published interview with John Torous, MD, MBI, Director of the Digital Psychiatry Division at the Department of Psychiatry at Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center, there are seven great evidenced-based mental health apps you should consider. Evidence-based means they’ve met the minimum requirements by the U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) or have at least one randomized clinical research study that supports their use and effectiveness. The recommendation for these evidence-based mental health apps comes in an interview with Dr. Torous found in the Oct. 2019 issue of The Carlat Psychiatr...
Source: World of Psychology - Category: Psychiatry & Psychology Authors: Tags: General Medications Mental Health and Wellness Mindfulness Psychology Self-Help Technology evidence-based mental health apps Smartphone Source Type: blogs
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