Stimulants for ADHD Not Linked to Prescription Drug Misuse Stimulants for ADHD Not Linked to Prescription Drug Misuse
Concerns have been raised that teens who take stimulants for ADHD may have an increased risk for prescription drug misuse, but this study found no such association.Medscape Medical News (Source: Medscape Psychiatry Headlines)
Source: Medscape Psychiatry Headlines - February 19, 2024 Category: Psychiatry Tags: Psychiatry Source Type: news

Undiagnosed Cirrhosis May Underlie Some Dementia Cases Undiagnosed Cirrhosis May Underlie Some Dementia Cases
Some US veterans diagnosed with dementia may have undiagnosed advanced fibrosis or cirrhosis that could explain their cognitive impairment.Medscape Medical News (Source: Medscape Psychiatry Headlines)
Source: Medscape Psychiatry Headlines - February 16, 2024 Category: Psychiatry Tags: Gastroenterology Source Type: news

ED Visits for Cannabis Use a Harbinger of Anxiety Disorder ED Visits for Cannabis Use a Harbinger of Anxiety Disorder
Emergency department visits for cannabis use are associated with an increased risk for a subsequent healthcare visit for an anxiety disorder, data suggested.Medscape Medical News (Source: Medscape Psychiatry Headlines)
Source: Medscape Psychiatry Headlines - February 16, 2024 Category: Psychiatry Tags: Psychiatry Source Type: news

Wide Disparity in Mental Telehealth Services Among States Wide Disparity in Mental Telehealth Services Among States
This study found wide state-to-state discrepancies in the availability of telehealth for mental healthcare.Medscape Medical News (Source: Medscape Psychiatry Headlines)
Source: Medscape Psychiatry Headlines - February 16, 2024 Category: Psychiatry Tags: Psychiatry Source Type: news

Higher Risk for Death After Benzodiazepine Discontinuation Higher Risk for Death After Benzodiazepine Discontinuation
These medications must be tapered slowly to avoid causing severe withdrawal symptoms, said an addiction medicine specialist.Medscape Medical News (Source: Medscape Psychiatry Headlines)
Source: Medscape Psychiatry Headlines - February 13, 2024 Category: Psychiatry Tags: Psychiatry Source Type: news

Does GP Referral to Gardening Clubs Work? Does GP Referral to Gardening Clubs Work?
For the past 5 years, GPs have been able to connect patients experiencing loneliness or complex morbidities to social prescribing link workers, but does it work?Medscape News UK (Source: Medscape Psychiatry Headlines)
Source: Medscape Psychiatry Headlines - February 12, 2024 Category: Psychiatry Tags: Family Medicine/Primary Care Source Type: news

Will a Court Ruling Push the DEA to Reschedule Psilocybin? Will a Court Ruling Push the DEA to Reschedule Psilocybin?
A court victory on rescheduling psilocybin leads the plaintiffs to believe that a separate pending case could allow the drug ' s use under right-to-try laws.Medscape Medical News (Source: Medscape Psychiatry Headlines)
Source: Medscape Psychiatry Headlines - February 12, 2024 Category: Psychiatry Tags: Psychiatry Source Type: news

Telephone Intervention Reduces Depression, Loneliness Telephone Intervention Reduces Depression, Loneliness
A brief, telephone-based psychological intervention delivered to seniors in the United Kingdom during COVID-19 pandemic mitigated symptoms of depression, new study results showed.Medscape Medical News (Source: Medscape Psychiatry Headlines)
Source: Medscape Psychiatry Headlines - February 12, 2024 Category: Psychiatry Tags: Psychiatry Source Type: news

Some Alcohol-Related Hospitalizations Tied to Poor Outcomes Some Alcohol-Related Hospitalizations Tied to Poor Outcomes
Patients hospitalized for alcohol-related harms are a diverse population, and those with liver disease face the highest risks for in-hospital and post-discharge mortality.Medscape Medical News (Source: Medscape Psychiatry Headlines)
Source: Medscape Psychiatry Headlines - February 12, 2024 Category: Psychiatry Tags: Psychiatry Source Type: news

Study Suggests Mind-Body Benefits of GLP-1s Study Suggests Mind-Body Benefits of GLP-1s
Med record data shows improvements in anxiety and depression in people taking the drugs for either diabetes or obesity.WebMD Health News (Source: Medscape Psychiatry Headlines)
Source: Medscape Psychiatry Headlines - February 9, 2024 Category: Psychiatry Tags: Family Medicine/Primary Care Source Type: news

Youth Mental Health in'Dire Straits'Youth Mental Health in'Dire Straits '
New data show more than 1 in 10 young people have a mental health disorder, raising concern about the potential lifelong impact of anxiety, depression, and other psychiatric disorders.Medscape Medical News (Source: Medscape Psychiatry Headlines)
Source: Medscape Psychiatry Headlines - February 8, 2024 Category: Psychiatry Tags: Psychiatry Source Type: news

Psychotherapy for PTSD Effective Even After Multiple Traumas Psychotherapy for PTSD Effective Even After Multiple Traumas
Psychotherapy works as well for symptoms of posttraumatic stress disorder related to multiple traumatic events as it does for single trauma, a new study showed.Medscape Medical News (Source: Medscape Psychiatry Headlines)
Source: Medscape Psychiatry Headlines - February 8, 2024 Category: Psychiatry Tags: Psychiatry Source Type: news

Gut Signature for Treatment-Resistant Schizophrenia? Gut Signature for Treatment-Resistant Schizophrenia?
Adults with resistant schizophrenia have significant gut microbiome differences vs their counterparts who respond to treatment, a new finding that may be driven by clozapine treatment.Medscape Medical News (Source: Medscape Psychiatry Headlines)
Source: Medscape Psychiatry Headlines - February 7, 2024 Category: Psychiatry Tags: Psychiatry Source Type: news

Number of State Psychiatric Hospital Beds Hits Historic Low Number of State Psychiatric Hospital Beds Hits Historic Low
The number of available state psychiatric beds for people with serious mental illness reached a historic low last year of about 11 beds per 100,000 population.Medscape Medical News (Source: Medscape Psychiatry Headlines)
Source: Medscape Psychiatry Headlines - February 7, 2024 Category: Psychiatry Tags: Psychiatry Source Type: news

Law Enforcement Data Indicate Growing Psilocybin Use Law Enforcement Data Indicate Growing Psilocybin Use
A dramatic increase in law enforcement seizures of psilocybin-containing " magic mushrooms " likely indicates growing use and public acceptance of the psychedelic.Medscape Medical News (Source: Medscape Psychiatry Headlines)
Source: Medscape Psychiatry Headlines - February 7, 2024 Category: Psychiatry Tags: Psychiatry Source Type: news