COVID-19 pandemic and mental health problems of adults in United States: mediating roles of cognitive concerns and behavioral changes - Park JH, Choi J, Kim B.
We examined the associations of statewide COVID-19 conditions (i.e., state-level case and death rates) with individual-level Generalized Anxiety Disorder (GAD) and Major Depression Disorder (MDD) focusing on the salient mediating roles of indiv... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - March 31, 2022 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Economics of Injury and Safety, PTSD, Injury Outcomes Source Type: news

SAMHSA: Agency Information Collection Activities: Submission for OMB Review; Comment Request
The Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Administration (SAMHSA) is seeking comment on an information collection request regarding the Mental and Substance Use Disorders Prevalence Study (MDPS) pilot program. The information gathered by the clinical interview component of the MDPS program will be used to determine prevalence estimates of schizophrenia or schizoaffective disorder; bipolar I disorder; major depressive disorder; generalized anxiety disorder; posttraumatic stress disorder (PTSD); alcohol, benzodiazepine, and opioid, use disorders; and other mental health and substance use disorders among U.S. adults ages...
Source: Federal Register updates via the Rural Assistance Center - March 28, 2022 Category: Rural Health Source Type: news

Child maltreatment, anxiety and depression, and asthma among British adults in the UK Biobank - Han YY, Yan Q, Chen W, Celedon JC.
We examined whether lifetime major depressive disorder (MDD) or lifetime generalised anxiety disorder (GAD) mediate an association between child maltreatment and current asthma among 81  105 British ... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - March 21, 2022 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Age: Adolescents Source Type: news

Happify Health partners to commercialize PDTs in Asia
The partnership with Zuellig Pharma includes Ensemble, Happify ' s therapeutic for treating major depressive disorder and generalized anxiety disorder, and a prescription digital therapeutic for chronic insomnia. (Source: mobihealthnews)
Source: mobihealthnews - March 14, 2022 Category: Information Technology Source Type: news

FDA Puts Plans to Test LSD in Anxiety Patients in Study on Hold FDA Puts Plans to Test LSD in Anxiety Patients in Study on Hold
The US Food and Drug Administration put a clinical hold on Mind Medicine Inc ' s application to start testing the psychedelic drug commonly known as LSD in patients with generalized anxiety disorder.Reuters Health Information (Source: Medscape Medical News Headlines)
Source: Medscape Medical News Headlines - December 22, 2021 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: Psychiatry News Source Type: news

The prevalence and correlates of probable major depressive disorder and probable generalized anxiety disorder during the CoViD-19 pandemic. results of a nationally representative survey in Germany - Hajek A, K önig HH.
The aim was to clarify the prevalence and correlates of probable major depressive disorder and probable generalized anxiety disorder in the general adult population during the COVID-19 pandemic. Data were derived from a nationally representative survey (Au... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - December 14, 2021 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Risk Factor Prevalence, Injury Occurrence Source Type: news

Predicting concussion recovery with PHQ-9 and GAD-7 - Narducci DM, Moran B, Coris E, Tsalatsanis A, Graulich I, Del Rossi G.
OBJECTIVE: To determine whether scores obtained from Patient Health Questionnaire-9 (PHQ-9) or the General Anxiety Disorder-7 (GAD-7) instruments administered following a concussion can be used to predict recovery time. METHOD: Retrospective cohort... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - December 6, 2021 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: TBI Source Type: news

BehaVR CEO weighs in on potential $140M development deal
The company, founded by former Humana exec Aaron Gani in 2016, just inked a deal to develop and commercialize prescription digital therapeutics for treatment of social anxiety, generalized anxiety and major depressive disorders. (Source: bizjournals.com Health Care:Biotechnology headlines)
Source: bizjournals.com Health Care:Biotechnology headlines - October 20, 2021 Category: Biotechnology Authors: Haley Cawthon Source Type: news

The role of childhood traumas, interpersonal problems, and contrast avoidance model in development of the generalized anxiety disorder: a structural equation modeling - Shafiei M, Rezaei F, Sadeghi M.
OBJECTIVE: The present study was conducted to investigate the mediating role of interpersonal problems, contrast avoidance of worry, and emotional contrast avoidance in the relationship between childhood trauma and symptoms of generalized anxiety disorder ... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - September 30, 2021 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Age: Adolescents Source Type: news

Acceptance and commitment therapy for older people with treatment-resistant generalised anxiety disorder: the FACTOID feasibility study
This study showed evidence of good feasibility and acceptability and suggests that a larger-scale trial for generalised anxiety disorder would be feasible. (Source: Current Awareness Service for Health (CASH))
Source: Current Awareness Service for Health (CASH) - September 17, 2021 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Longitudinal association between parental-to-child-maltreatment and self-reported generalized anxiety disorder symptoms in Pakistani adolescents - Lakhdir MPA, Peerwani G, Soomar SM, Nathwani AA, Farooq S, Ali NA, Khaliq A, Kadir MM, Azam SI.
This study aimed to examine the associati... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - July 17, 2021 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Age: Adolescents Source Type: news

The effectiveness of a psycho-education intervention on mental health literacy in communities affected by the COVID-19 pandemic-a cluster randomized trial of 24 villages in central Uganda-a research protocol - Akena D, Kiguba R, Muhwezi WW, Kwesiga B, Kigozi G, Nakasujja N, Lukwata H.
BACKGROUND: Literature shows a high prevalence of psychological distress (PD) as well as common mental disorders (CMD) such as major depressive disorders (MDD), generalized anxiety disorders (GAD), post-traumatic stress disorders (PTSD), and substance misu... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - July 17, 2021 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Disaster Preparedness Source Type: news

RETRACTION notice to "Independent and combined associations of intimate partner violence and food insecurity on maternal depression and generalized anxiety disorder" [Journal of Anxiety Disorders Volume 81, June 2021, 102409] - Daundasekara SS, Schuler BR, Hernandez DC.
Refers to Sajeevika Saumali Daundasekara, Brittany R. Schuler, Daphne C. Hernandez RETRACTED: Independent and combined associations of intimate partner violence and food insecurity on maternal depression and generalized anxiety disorder Journal of Anxie... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - June 14, 2021 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Commentary Source Type: news

Restlessness in generalized anxiety disorder: using actigraphy to measure physiological reactions to threat - Franklin AR, Mathersul DC, Raine A, Ruscio AM.
Generalized anxiety disorder (GAD) is characterized by excessive, uncontrollable worry accompanied by symptoms of physiological arousal. Although individuals with GAD report greater subjective arousal than healthy individuals, they show equivalent or even ... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - May 17, 2021 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Economics of Injury and Safety, PTSD, Injury Outcomes Source Type: news

Independent and combined associations of intimate partner violence and food insecurity on maternal depression and generalized anxiety disorder - Daundasekara SS, Schuler BR, Hernandez DC.
While research has investigated intimate partner violence (IPV) and food insecurity (FI) as independent experiences on mental health, research is lacking on the possible longitudinal associations of combined experiences of IPV and FI on maternal depression... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - May 4, 2021 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Economics of Injury and Safety, PTSD, Injury Outcomes Source Type: news