Association between prenatal exposure to a 1-month period of repeated rocket attacks and neuropsychiatric outcomes up through age 9: a retrospective cohort study
AbstractExposure to gestational stress is implicated in increased risk for neuropsychiatric disorders in offspring. We assessed association between prenatal exposure to a 1-month period of repeated rocket attacks during the 2006 Second Lebanon War in Northern Israel and emergence of childhood neuropsychiatric disorders from birth through 9 years of age. Children born to women who were pregnant during the war (N = 6999) were identified and compared to children in the same district born a year later (N = 7054), whose mothers were not exposed to rocket attacks during pregnancy. Multivariable regression models assessed risk for attention deficit hyperactivity disorder, autism, epilepsy, depression and/or anxiety, or any of these disorders (composite outcome) in offspring. Models controlled for multiple confounders including parents' demographics, parity, maternal use of psychotropic medications during pregnancy, post-partum depression and parental psychiatric history. Results show that exposed and comparison groups did not differ with respect to demographics, parity or psychiatric history . Exposed and comparison groups were similar with regard to gestational age and weight at birth. Multivariable models did not demonstrate an association between exposure to rocket attacks during pregnancy and neuropsychiatric outcomes by age 9. No interactions were found between exposure and gestati onal trimester at exposure or child’s sex. Our findings s...
Choosing between these three schools. Tried my best to list and codify some things. My SO and I currently live in Portland and my parents/family live in eastern Montana. My SO is also pursuing a graduate degree in the area and will not be able to move with me, therefore choosing PNWU or Western gives me the ability to drive to them. I have moved four times in four years and am growing tired of packing Uhauls/resettling into places. I hold nothing against DO's (hence why I am posting this)... PNWU vs. Western(Lebanon) vs. UND [MD]
Publication date: January 2020Source: Brain, Behavior, and Immunity, Volume 83Author(s): Elisa Brietzke, Linda Booij, Andrea Wieck, Alessandro Ricci, Claudio N. Soares, Nasreen Roberts, Sarosh Khalid-Khan
The ailment was intrahepatic cholestasis of pregnancy, which causes a toxic womb environment and can lead to stillbirths.
Conclusion: Our results may demonstrate that while externalization symptoms were associated with hyperactivity/impulsivity symptoms of ADHD, the internalization symptoms were significantly related to SCT in youngs with ADHD. Specifically, although social withdrawal was significantly related to ADHD-inattention, this relationship was mediated by the severity of SCT. PMID: 31809238 [PubMed - as supplied by publisher]
Conclusions: These findings suggest that among MDD patients, early experiences of emotional and physical abuse and neglect is associated with difficulties in describing feelings in adulthood. PMID: 31808358 [PubMed - as supplied by publisher]
Many patients with cognitive impairment have anxiety or depression, but standard treatments are difficult for people with memory issues.
Publication date: 7 December 2019Source: New Scientist, Volume 244, Issue 3259Author(s): Clare Wilson
Conclusions: We identified 19 quality indicators to measure early pregnancy care provided by EPAUs.
BACKGROUND: Falls are the second leading cause of accidental death, with persons older than 65 years being the most affected. Moreover, gait- and balance-related problems represent the most consistent predictors of future falls. AIMS: The aim was to deter...
This study aimed to examine the association between family functioning and suicide among the elderly in rural China. This 1:1 paired case-control psychological autopsy study included 242 suicides at age 60 or more and an equal number of controls matched on...