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Prevalence of Mindfulness Practices in the US Workforce Prevalence of Mindfulness Practices in the US Workforce
Are US workers utilizing mindfulness-based practices such as meditation, yoga, tai chi, and qigong? How might engagement in these beneficial practices be encouraged?Preventing Chronic Disease (Source: Medscape Today Headlines)
Source: Medscape Today Headlines - May 22, 2017 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: Psychiatry Journal Article Source Type: news

Uganda: Institutions Must Develop Capacity to Detect and Offer Mental Health Support
[Monitor] The recent attempt by the State to have Makerere University researcher Dr Stella Nyanzi subjected to a psychiatric assessment has helped put in the public domain the less discussed subject of mental health. (Source: AllAfrica News: Health and Medicine)
Source: AllAfrica News: Health and Medicine - May 22, 2017 Category: African Health Source Type: news

$1.02 Billion Keeps Baptist Health High on Largest Private Companies List
Baptist Health’s opening of a hospital in Conway in the fall helped boost the health system’s revenue to more than $1.02 billion in 2016. The 1.6 percent increase from the previous year kept Baptist Health in the No. 8 spot on this year’s list of the largest private companies in Arkansas. Baptist Health Chief Operating Officer Doug Weeks said the nonprofit health system’s revenue has climbed 21.5 percent since 2013 because of acquisitions and expansions. And it has other expansion plans in the works. Baptist Health is planning a $50 million renovation project at its Little Rock hospital and a $14 mi...
Source: Arkansas Business - Health Care - May 22, 2017 Category: American Health Source Type: news

Disasters Tied to Alcohol Abuse, PTSD in Young Victims Disasters Tied to Alcohol Abuse, PTSD in Young Victims
Exposure to major disasters has been tied to elevated levels of alcohol abuse and PTSD in youth and underlines the importance of access to mental health services for this population.Medscape Medical News (Source: Medscape Medical News Headlines)
Source: Medscape Medical News Headlines - May 21, 2017 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: Psychiatry News Source Type: news

Cyberbullying Exacerbates Mental Health Issues Cyberbullying Exacerbates Mental Health Issues
Adolescents who were cyberbullied had higher scores on depression and anger measures than the nonbullied; cyberbullying was also linked to adverse early life experiences.Medscape Medical News (Source: Medscape Medical News Headlines)
Source: Medscape Medical News Headlines - May 21, 2017 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: Psychiatry News Source Type: news

The conditional indirect effects of suicide attempt history and psychiatric symptoms on the association between intimate partner violence and suicide ideation - Wolford-Clevenger C, Smith PN.
Background Women seeking shelter from intimate partner violence (IPV) experience heightened risk for suicide ideation and attempts compared to abused and non-abused women in the general population. However, few theory-guided studies have examined what cog... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - May 21, 2017 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Suicide and Self-Harm Source Type: news

Sexual orientation differences in treatment expectation, alliance, and outcome among patients at risk for suicide in a public psychiatric hospital - Ploderl M, Kunrath S, Cramer RJ, Wang J, Hauer L, Fartacek C.
BACKGROUND: Sexual minority (SM) individuals (gay, lesbian, bisexual, or otherwise nonheterosexual) are at increased risk for mental disorders and suicide and adequate mental healthcare may be life-saving. However, SM patients experience barriers in mental... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - May 21, 2017 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Suicide and Self-Harm Source Type: news

Risk of suicide, deliberate self-harm and psychiatric illness after the loss of a close relative: a nationwide cohort study - Guldin MB, Ina Siegismund Kjaersgaard M, Fenger-Gr øn M, Thorlund Parner E, Li J, Prior A, Vestergaard M.
The loss of a close relative is a common event, yet it is associated with increased risk of serious mental health conditions. No large-scale study has explored up to now the importance of the bereaved person's relation to the deceased while accounting for ... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - May 21, 2017 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Suicide and Self-Harm Source Type: news

In-patient suicide: selection of people at risk, failure of protection and the possibility of causation - Large MM, Chung DT, Davidson M, Weiser M, Ryan CJ.
BACKGROUND: Being a current psychiatric in-patient is one of the strongest statistical risk factors for suicide. It is usually assumed that this strong association is not causal but is a result of the combination of the selection of high-risk patients for ... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - May 21, 2017 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Suicide and Self-Harm Source Type: news

Study: Orthopedic Surgery Patients Given Too Many Opioids
(MedPage Today) -- Most don't take all they're prescribed (Source: MedPage Today Psychiatry)
Source: MedPage Today Psychiatry - May 20, 2017 Category: Psychiatry Source Type: news

Medical News Today: Oxytocin: The 'relationship crisis hormone'?
New study suggests that the 'love hormone' oxytocin should be referred to as 'crisis hormone,' since it is released in response to relationship insecurity. (Source: Health News from Medical News Today)
Source: Health News from Medical News Today - May 20, 2017 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: Psychology / Psychiatry Source Type: news

Medical News Today: Does drinking change your personality? Not so much, study suggests
A new psychological study suggests that, contrary to popular belief, our 'drunk' and 'sober' personalities do not differ that much. (Source: Health News from Medical News Today)
Source: Health News from Medical News Today - May 20, 2017 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: Psychology / Psychiatry Source Type: news

iMedicalApps: Quality, Safety of Health Apps Remains Murky
(MedPage Today) -- How best to protect patients from'digital snake oil'? (Source: MedPage Today Psychiatry)
Source: MedPage Today Psychiatry - May 20, 2017 Category: Psychiatry Source Type: news

Overweight in Childhood May Up Lifetime Risk of Depression
Risk four times greater if individuals are also overweight as adults, researchers say (Source: The Doctors Lounge - Psychiatry)
Source: The Doctors Lounge - Psychiatry - May 20, 2017 Category: Psychiatry Tags: Family Medicine, Nursing, Pediatrics, Psychiatry, Conference News, Source Type: news

Seasonal variation of hospital violence, seclusion and restraint in a forensic psychiatric hospital - Kuivalainen S, Vehvil äinen-Julkunen K, Louheranta O, Putkonen A, Repo-Tiihonen E, Tiihonen J.
Several epidemiological studies have reported seasonal patterns in both violent and self-destructive behaviour. However, a few studies on hospital violence have found contradictory results. The aim of this study was to investigate whether there was any sea... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - May 19, 2017 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Environmental Issues, Climate, Geophysics Source Type: news

Toward the identification of a specific psychopathology of substance use disorders - Maremmani AGI, Pani PP, Rovai L, Bacciardi S, Maremmani I.
Addiction is a mental illness in which psychiatric conditions imply a prominent burden. Psychopathological symptoms in substance use disorder (SUD) patients are usually viewed as being assignable to the sphere of a personality trait or of comorbidity, leav... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - May 19, 2017 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Alcohol and Other Drugs Source Type: news

Area-level deprivation and adverse consequences in people with substance use disorders: findings from the Psychiatric and Addictive Dual Disorder in Italy (PADDI) Study - Carr à G, Crocamo C, Borrelli P, Tabacchi T, Bartoli F, Popa I, Montomoli C, Clerici M.
BACKGROUND: Environmental factors may operate with individual ones to influence the risk of substance use. Research has focused on severe adverse consequences influenced by contextual variables. However, the literature on community level factors influencin... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - May 19, 2017 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Alcohol and Other Drugs Source Type: news

American Psychiatric Association (APA) 2017 Annual Meeting American Psychiatric Association (APA) 2017 Annual Meeting
Read clinically focused news coverage of key developments from APA 2017Medscape Psychiatry (Source: Medscape Today Headlines)
Source: Medscape Today Headlines - May 19, 2017 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: Conference Coverage Source Type: news

Does Teletherapy Work for Pain? Does Teletherapy Work for Pain?
Dr Peter Yellowlees reviews a study comparing a telehealth versus face-to-face intervention for chronic pain treatment.Medscape Psychiatry (Source: Medscape Today Headlines)
Source: Medscape Today Headlines - May 19, 2017 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: Psychiatry Commentary Source Type: news

Generic (Scientific) » Transformative Opportunities for Solving the Grand Challenges in Global Mental Health
The NIMH Office for Research on Disparities and Global Mental Health and Grand Challenges Canada co-convened a workshop that brought together global mental health researchers, innovators, and other stakeholders. (Source: National Institute of Mental Health)
Source: National Institute of Mental Health - May 19, 2017 Category: Psychiatry Authors: National Institute of Mental Health Source Type: news

Heavy Kids Face Triple the Odds for Depression in Adulthood
Risk was 4 times greater if they were also overweight as adults, study finds (Source: The Doctors Lounge - Psychiatry)
Source: The Doctors Lounge - Psychiatry - May 19, 2017 Category: Psychiatry Tags: Pediatrics, Psychiatry, Nutrition, News, Source Type: news

Yoga, Meditation May Ease Some Breast Cancer Symptoms
But study into alternative therapies didn't find evidence to support using dietary supplements (Source: The Doctors Lounge - Psychiatry)
Source: The Doctors Lounge - Psychiatry - May 19, 2017 Category: Psychiatry Tags: Oncology, Psychiatry, Sports Medicine, Alternative Medicine, News, Source Type: news

Women Aren ’ t Better at Reading People ’ s Faces After All
Study found men were just as good at gauging others in social settings (Source: The Doctors Lounge - Psychiatry)
Source: The Doctors Lounge - Psychiatry - May 19, 2017 Category: Psychiatry Tags: Dermatology, Family Medicine, Neurology, Pediatrics, Psychiatry, News, Source Type: news

Glucose Peaks Linked to Cognitive Decline, Dementia in Diabetes
Glucose peaks tied to greater cognitive decline for those with diabetes and HbA1c ≥ 7.0 percent (Source: The Doctors Lounge - Psychiatry)
Source: The Doctors Lounge - Psychiatry - May 19, 2017 Category: Psychiatry Tags: Endocrinology, Family Medicine, Geriatrics, Gynecology, Internal Medicine, Neurology, Nursing, Pathology, Psychiatry, Journal, Source Type: news

EMA Committee Okays Cariprazine (Reagila) for Schizophrenia EMA Committee Okays Cariprazine (Reagila) for Schizophrenia
The European Medicines Agency's (EMA's) Committee for Medicinal Products for Human Use has recommended approval of cariprazine (Reagila, Gedeon Richter) for the treatment of schizophrenia in adults.News Alerts (Source: Medscape Psychiatry Headlines)
Source: Medscape Psychiatry Headlines - May 19, 2017 Category: Psychiatry Tags: Psychiatry News Alert Source Type: news

Dealing with OCD — When Instincts Are Wrong
So many times in my life, especially in my role as a mom, I have trusted my instincts when faced with difficult decisions. When my son was dealing with severe obsessive-compulsive disorder, I again trusted my instincts, and while my gut feelings often led me down the right path, there are times when all they did was lead to trouble. As it turns out, trusting your instincts in relation to OCD is not always the best way to go — especially when dealing with family accommodation. Family accommodation refers to a family member’s participation or assistance in the rituals of their relative with OCD. Some common examples...
Source: Psych Central - May 19, 2017 Category: Psychiatry Authors: Janet Singer Tags: Anxiety Caregivers Family Obsessive-Compulsive Disorder Psychology Psychotherapy anxious thoughts Avoidance Enabling ERP Therapy Exposure Response Prevention Therapy Family Accommodation Instincts Obsessions Ocd Rituals Sev Source Type: news

Low cholesterol level as a risk marker of inpatient and post-discharge violence in acute psychiatry - a prospective study with a focus on gender differences - Eriksen BMS, Bj ørkly S, Lockertsen Ø, Færden A, Roaldset JO.
Several studies indicate an association between low levels of serum cholesterol and aggressive behaviour, but prospective studies are scarce. In this naturalistic prospective inpatient and post-discharge study from an acute psychiatric ward, we investigate... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - May 19, 2017 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Ergonomics, Human Factors, Anthropometrics, Physiology Source Type: news

Pediatric mania: the controversy between euphoria and irritability - Serra G, Uchida M, Battaglia C, Casini MP, De Chiara L, Biederman J, Vicari S, Wozniak J.
Pediatric Bipolar Disorder (BD) is a highly morbid pediatric psychiatric disease, consistently associated with family psychiatric history of mood disorders and associated with high levels of morbidity and disability and with a great risk of suicide. While ... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - May 19, 2017 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Age: Infants and Children Source Type: news

What's Hot: Your Guide to APA 2017 Annual Meeting Highlights What's Hot: Your Guide to APA 2017 Annual Meeting Highlights
Among this year's 450 sessions: discussions of the current opioid crisis, healthcare legislature, and teen suicide; celebrity talks; and information on the launch of a national mental health registry.Medscape Medical News (Source: Medscape Medical News Headlines)
Source: Medscape Medical News Headlines - May 19, 2017 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: Psychiatry News Source Type: news

Mortality Risk During and After Opioid Substitution Treatment Mortality Risk During and After Opioid Substitution Treatment
How does substitution treatment with methadone or buprenorphine impact mortality in persons with opioid dependence? Does risk differ by type of drug?The BMJ (formerly known as the British Medical Journal) (Source: Medscape Today Headlines)
Source: Medscape Today Headlines - May 19, 2017 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: Psychiatry Journal Article Source Type: news

Temporal Relationship Between Dysthymia and TMD Temporal Relationship Between Dysthymia and TMD
Studies have demonstrated that depression is associated with temporomandibular disorders; but does depression occur prior to the onset of TMD or as a consequence?BMC Oral Health (Source: Medscape Today Headlines)
Source: Medscape Today Headlines - May 19, 2017 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: Psychiatry Journal Article Source Type: news

Self-harm in child and adolescent psychiatric inpatients: a retrospective study - Zhand N, Matheson K, Courtney D.
This study presents a comprehensive report of children and adolescents who engaged in self-harm during their admission to a psychiatric inpatient unit. Method A chart review was conducted on all admissions to an acute care psychiatric inpat... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - May 19, 2017 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Age: Adolescents Source Type: news

Psychiatric emergencies for clinicians: emergency department management of benzodiazepine withdrawal - Puening SE, Wilson MP, Nordstrom K.
[Abstract unavailable] Language: en... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - May 19, 2017 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Alcohol and Other Drugs Source Type: news

Differences in psychiatric symptoms and barriers to mental health care between volunteer and career firefighters - Stanley IH, Boffa JW, Hom MA, Kimbrel NA, Joiner TE.
This study aimed to (1) describe differences in psychiatric symptoms and barriers t... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - May 19, 2017 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Economics of Injury and Safety, PTSD, Injury Outcomes Source Type: news

Increase in the prescription rate of antidepressants after the Sewol Ferry disaster in Ansan, South Korea - Han KM, Kim KH, Lee M, Lee SM, Ko YH, Paik JW.
BACKGROUND: Previous pharmaco-epidemiological studies have reported increases in the prescription of psychotropic medications after a disaster, reflecting post-disaster changes in psychiatric conditions and mental health service utilization. We investigate... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - May 19, 2017 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Disaster Preparedness Source Type: news

Experiencing violence in a psychiatric setting: generalized hypervigilance and the influence of caring in the fear experienced - Fort é L, Lanctôt N, Geoffrion S, Marchand A, Guay S.
BACKGROUND: Exposure to violence in the mental health sector both affects employees and has implications for the quality of care provided. OBJECTIVE: This phenomenological study aims to describe and understand the ways in which acts of aggression f... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - May 19, 2017 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Economics of Injury and Safety, PTSD, Injury Outcomes Source Type: news

Suicide by Insulin?
Self - harm and suicidal behavior may not always be obvious in people with diabetes (Source: The Doctors Lounge - Psychiatry)
Source: The Doctors Lounge - Psychiatry - May 19, 2017 Category: Psychiatry Tags: Psychiatry, Diabetes, News, Source Type: news

Region in Brain Associated With Fear of Uncertain Future
Unusually large striatum is linked to inability to cope with uncertainty, researchers say (Source: The Doctors Lounge - Psychiatry)
Source: The Doctors Lounge - Psychiatry - May 19, 2017 Category: Psychiatry Tags: Neurology, Psychiatry, Journal, Source Type: news

My Anxiety Is Not Your Damsel In Distress
Among the media’s attempts to open the discussion of mental health, there’s another, arguably more dangerous, movement growing in tandem. Love as a treatment for mental health goes way, way back, to Oscar winners like “Silence of the Lambs” and cult classics like “Wristcutters: A Love Story.” Diseases have been Hollywood’s “IT” girl of themes for a while now, but as someone with generalized anxiety disorder (GAD), my mental health — and that of others — isn’t a plot line or object of interest. It can be an emotional experience, yes, but it’s also an incredibly personal journey that doesn’t need...
Source: Healthy Living - The Huffington Post - May 18, 2017 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Brain Scans Spot Where Fear and Anxiety Live
Unusually large'striatum'is linked to inability to cope with uncertainty, research shows (Source: The Doctors Lounge - Psychiatry)
Source: The Doctors Lounge - Psychiatry - May 18, 2017 Category: Psychiatry Tags: Neurology, Psychiatry, Radiology, Medical Students, News, Source Type: news

Should We Evaluate a President's Physical, Mental Health? Should We Evaluate a President's Physical, Mental Health?
Are we entitled to know about a president's mental and physical health? Let us know what you think.Medscape Reader Polls (Source: Medscape Medical News Headlines)
Source: Medscape Medical News Headlines - May 18, 2017 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: Psychiatry News Source Type: news

Is It Time to Evaluate a President's Physical, Mental Health? Is It Time to Evaluate a President's Physical, Mental Health?
Are we entitled to know about a president's mental and physical health? Let us know what you think.Medscape Reader Polls (Source: Medscape Medical News Headlines)
Source: Medscape Medical News Headlines - May 18, 2017 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: Psychiatry News Source Type: news

Chance to put mental health at heart of NHS services could be missed
18 May 2017A key opportunity to revolutionise mental health care could be missed because flagship NHS schemes are not doing enough to put it at the heart of services, according to a new report by The King’s Fund and the Royal College of Psychiatrists.The report, Mental health and new models of care, looks at mental health in vanguard areas– flagship NHS schemes that bring services together. These include groups of GP surgeries working collaboratively to cater for up to 50,000 patients and NHS organisations coming together to deliver the full range of health care in their area.There is strong evidence that addre...
Source: The King's Fund - Press - May 18, 2017 Category: UK Health Source Type: news

Study shows differences in brain activity between men and women who are obese
FINDINGSA new study of obese people suggests that changes in their brains ’ reward regions make them more prone to overeating, and that women and men exhibit different brain activity related to overeating.Researchers from UCLA found that women who are obese showed more prominent changes in the reward system related to dopamine responsiveness, suggesting that emotion-related and compulsive eating play a larger role in their overeating. Men who are obese showed a different pattern of brain remodeling in sensorimotor regions, a sign that their eating behavior is affected by a greater awareness of gut sensations and visceral...
Source: UCLA Newsroom: Health Sciences - May 18, 2017 Category: Universities & Medical Training Source Type: news

Common Medications for PTSD Tied to Increased Dementia Risk Common Medications for PTSD Tied to Increased Dementia Risk
Psychotropic medications used to treat PTSD have been linked to an elevated dementia risk.Medscape Medical News (Source: Medscape Medical News Headlines)
Source: Medscape Medical News Headlines - May 18, 2017 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: Psychiatry News Source Type: news

Attachment insecurity as a mediator of the relationship between childhood trauma and adult dissociation - Kong SS, Kang DR, Oh MJ, Kim NH.
This study aimed to investigate whether attachment insecurity mediates the relationship between childhood trauma and adult dissociation, specifically in regards to individual forms of childhood maltreatment. Psychiatric outpatients who visited a specialize... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - May 18, 2017 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Age: Adolescents Source Type: news

The Impact of Immigration on Mental Health The Impact of Immigration on Mental Health
Mental health disorders are notably higher in immigrants and refugees. New data shows how social stresses may play out in the human mind.Medscape Psychiatry (Source: Medscape Today Headlines)
Source: Medscape Today Headlines - May 18, 2017 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: Psychiatry Article Source Type: news

How Diet Influences Anxiety How Diet Influences Anxiety
Dr Drew Ramsey reviews the recent literature on the link between nutrition and anxiety.Medscape Psychiatry (Source: Medscape Today Headlines)
Source: Medscape Today Headlines - May 18, 2017 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: Psychiatry Commentary Source Type: news

Looking Back At My First Psychotic Break: My Speech At Thresholds' Gala In Chicago
This article is adapted from a speech I gave on Thursday, May 11, at a gala event for Thresholds, a mental-health support organization, based in Chicago. -- This feed and its contents are the property of The Huffington Post, and use is subject to our terms. It may be used for personal consumption, but may not be distributed on a website. (Source: Healthy Living - The Huffington Post)
Source: Healthy Living - The Huffington Post - May 18, 2017 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

NewYork-Presbyterian, CUMC & Weill Cornell Medicine experts to present at APA meeting
(Weill Cornell Medicine) Physicians and leaders from NewYork-Presbyterian, Columbia University Medical Center and Weill Cornell Medicine will attend the 2017 American Psychiatric Association (APA) annual meeting in San Diego, Calif. from May 20 - 24. NewYork-Presbyterian, in collaboration with its affiliated medical schools, Columbia University Medical Center and Weill Cornell Medicine, is the No. 3 hospital in the nation for psychiatry, according to U.S. News& World Report. The hospital has consistently ranked among the top five hospitals for psychiatry over the last decade. (Source: EurekAlert! - Social and Behavioral Science)
Source: EurekAlert! - Social and Behavioral Science - May 18, 2017 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Source Type: news