Depression and suicidality among psychiatric residents - results from a multi-country study - Jovanovic N, Beezhold J, Tateno M, Barrett E, Vlachos I, Fiorillo A, Hanon C, Kazakova O, Nawka A, Wuyts P, Wong V, Papp S, Rujevi ć J, Racetovic G, Mihai A, Marques JG, Malik A, Weiss U, Rolko T, Rusaka M, Clausen NP, Shmunk E, Podlešek A.
This study aimed to determine rates of depression, suicide ideation and suicide attempt among psychi... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - February 23, 2019 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Suicide and Self-Harm Source Type: news

Audio » Francisco Pereira, Ph.D.: How can machine learning help brain imaging?
NIMH ’ s Dr. Peter Bandettini interviews Dr. Francisco Pereira about how researchers might address challenges in neuroscience using machine learning approaches. (Source: National Institute of Mental Health)
Source: National Institute of Mental Health - February 23, 2019 Category: Psychiatry Authors: National Institute of Mental Health Source Type: news

Video » Generalized and Social Anxiety Disorders - Join A Study
People with generalized anxiety disorder (GAD) display excessive anxiety or worry, most days for at least 6 months, about a number of things such as personal health, work, social interactions, and everyday routine life circumstances. (Source: National Institute of Mental Health)
Source: National Institute of Mental Health - February 23, 2019 Category: Psychiatry Authors: National Institute of Mental Health Source Type: news

Video » Join a Research Study
Researchers at the National Institute of Mental Health (NIMH) conduct a large number of research studies with patients and healthy volunteers. (Source: National Institute of Mental Health)
Source: National Institute of Mental Health - February 23, 2019 Category: Psychiatry Authors: National Institute of Mental Health Source Type: news

Video » Social Anxiety Disorder - Join A Study
People with social anxiety disorder have a general intense fear of, or anxiety toward, social or performance situations. (Source: National Institute of Mental Health)
Source: National Institute of Mental Health - February 23, 2019 Category: Psychiatry Authors: National Institute of Mental Health Source Type: news

Most Patients Do Not Disclose Complementary Medicine Use
Lack of inquiry from providers, fear of disapproval, belief CM is safe among reasons for nondisclosure (Source: The Doctors Lounge - Psychiatry)
Source: The Doctors Lounge - Psychiatry - February 23, 2019 Category: Psychiatry Tags: Cardiology, Dermatology, Endocrinology, Family Medicine, Geriatrics, Gastroenterology, Gynecology, Infections, AIDS, Internal Medicine, Allergy, Critical Care, Emergency Medicine, Nephrology, Neurology, Nursing, Oncology, Ophthalmology, Orthopedics, ENT, Source Type: news

National Health Spending Set to Increase 5.5 Percent Annually
Long - observed demographic and economic factors expected to drive growth in health spending (Source: The Doctors Lounge - Psychiatry)
Source: The Doctors Lounge - Psychiatry - February 23, 2019 Category: Psychiatry Tags: Cardiology, Dermatology, Endocrinology, Family Medicine, Geriatrics, Gastroenterology, Gynecology, Infections, AIDS, Internal Medicine, Allergy, Critical Care, Emergency Medicine, Nephrology, Neurology, Nursing, Oncology, Ophthalmology, Orthopedics, ENT, Source Type: news

Audio » Danny Pine, M.D.: Can clinical fMRI research transfer to the clinic?
For 25 years, functional magnetic resonance imaging or functional MRI (fMRI) has generated excitement in the research community and public, shedding insight into systems level organization of the brain in healthy and clinical population. But can fMRI provide actionable information or have a meaningful impact on clinical practice? NIMH ’ s Dr. Peter Bandettini talks with NIIMH IRP psychiatrist and fMRI researcher, Dr. Danny Pine, about how and when fMRI might ‘ go clinical. ’ (Source: National Institute of Mental Health)
Source: National Institute of Mental Health - February 22, 2019 Category: Psychiatry Authors: National Institute of Mental Health Source Type: news

Larger psychiatric hospital in Hilltop, planned Franklin County mental health center could ease bed crunch
A larger replacement hospital for the state-owned Twin Valley Behavioral Healthcare and planned Franklin County emergency facility specializing in stabilizing mental health patients could help ease the region's bed crunch. (Source: bizjournals.com Health Care:Physician Practices headlines)
Source: bizjournals.com Health Care:Physician Practices headlines - February 22, 2019 Category: American Health Authors: Carrie Ghose Source Type: news

Another USC Doc Accused; Lethal Rx Mix-up; Shots Fired at SWAT
(MedPage Today) -- Clinicians accused, convicted, or under investigation (Source: MedPage Today Psychiatry)
Source: MedPage Today Psychiatry - February 22, 2019 Category: Psychiatry Source Type: news

New Opioid Epidemic'Hot Spots' Emerge in U.S.
(MedPage Today) -- Once considered largely a Midwest problem, opioid mortality is rising quickly in Eastern U.S. (Source: MedPage Today Psychiatry)
Source: MedPage Today Psychiatry - February 22, 2019 Category: Psychiatry Source Type: news

Fewer U.S. Doctor Are Facing Burnout
(Source: The Doctors Lounge - Psychiatry)
Source: The Doctors Lounge - Psychiatry - February 22, 2019 Category: Psychiatry Tags: Family Medicine, Psychiatry, Preventive Medicine, News, Source Type: news

Morning Break: Rebranding Eating Disorders; Spike in Kratom Concerns; Vaccine Laws
(MedPage Today) -- Health news and commentary from around the Web gathered by the MedPage Today staff (Source: MedPage Today Psychiatry)
Source: MedPage Today Psychiatry - February 22, 2019 Category: Psychiatry Source Type: news

Childhood Lead Exposure Takes Heavy Toll on Adult Mental Health Childhood Lead Exposure Takes Heavy Toll on Adult Mental Health
Childhood lead exposure is associated with lower IQ and behavioral problems. New research suggests its heavy toll on mental health extends into adulthood.Medscape Medical News (Source: Medscape Medical News Headlines)
Source: Medscape Medical News Headlines - February 22, 2019 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: Psychiatry News Source Type: news

Just 15 minutes of jogging every day reduces the risk of depression
A doctor from the department of psychiatry at Massachusetts General Hospital believes the 'sweet spot' is to get your heart rate beating 50 per cent faster for a quarter of an hour per day. (Source: the Mail online | Health)
Source: the Mail online | Health - February 22, 2019 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Psychiatric care saved me - Richard Coles
Pop star-turned-vicar the Reverend Richard Coles had clinical depression at the age of 17. (Source: BBC News | Health | UK Edition)
Source: BBC News | Health | UK Edition - February 22, 2019 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Be Careful of ADHD Dx for Young Children
(MedPage Today) -- Give them time to grow, says Christopher Johnson, MD (Source: MedPage Today Psychiatry)
Source: MedPage Today Psychiatry - February 22, 2019 Category: Psychiatry Source Type: news

Tau May Explain Greater Frequency of Alzheimer's in Women Tau May Explain Greater Frequency of Alzheimer's in Women
More women than men are affected by Alzheimer's disease. New research suggests higher levels of tau deposits in women may explain this difference.Medscape Medical News (Source: Medscape Medical News Headlines)
Source: Medscape Medical News Headlines - February 21, 2019 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: Psychiatry News Source Type: news

Infanticide Risk Factors Identified for the First Time Infanticide Risk Factors Identified for the First Time
For the first time, researchers have identified risk factors for single and repeat neonaticide, revealing that such occurrences are not as rare as previously thought.Medscape Medical News (Source: Medscape Medical News Headlines)
Source: Medscape Medical News Headlines - February 21, 2019 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: Psychiatry News Source Type: news

More States Say Docs Must Offer Naloxone With Opioids
(MedPage Today) -- But is co-prescribing the solution? (Source: MedPage Today Psychiatry)
Source: MedPage Today Psychiatry - February 21, 2019 Category: Psychiatry Source Type: news

Leg Amputation in ESRD Patients Should Prompt Palliative Care Discussion
Lower - extremity amputation signals poor prognosis with end - stage renal disease (Source: The Doctors Lounge - Psychiatry)
Source: The Doctors Lounge - Psychiatry - February 21, 2019 Category: Psychiatry Tags: Cardiology, Internal Medicine, Critical Care, Nephrology, Orthopedics, Psychiatry, Surgery, Journal, Source Type: news

Acupuncture Alleviates Moderate - to - Severe Menopause Symptoms
Decreases seen in hot flushes, day - and - night sweats, sleep problems, emotional and physical symptoms (Source: The Doctors Lounge - Psychiatry)
Source: The Doctors Lounge - Psychiatry - February 21, 2019 Category: Psychiatry Tags: Family Medicine, Gynecology, Internal Medicine, Psychiatry, Anesthesiology & amp; Pain, Journal, Source Type: news

Psychosis May Accelerate Brain Aging Psychosis May Accelerate Brain Aging
Accelerated aging of cognitive networks after psychosis onset may offer the potential for early intervention in patients with schizophrenia or bipolar disorder, new research suggests.Medscape Medical News (Source: Medscape Medical News Headlines)
Source: Medscape Medical News Headlines - February 21, 2019 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: Psychiatry News Source Type: news

Theodore Isaac Rubin Is Dead at 95; Popularized Psychotherapy
Dr. Rubin was a public face of psychotherapy and a prolific author. One of his novels was the basis of the 1962 movie “ David and Lisa. ” (Source: NYT Health)
Source: NYT Health - February 21, 2019 Category: Consumer Health News Authors: BENEDICT CAREY Tags: Rubin, Theodore Isaac Deaths (Obituaries) Psychiatry and Psychiatrists Books and Literature Lisa and David (Book) David and Lisa (Movie) Source Type: news

Study Examines Add-On Interventions to CDC's HORIZONS Program
(MedPage Today) -- Programs aim to reduce " emotional coping " with alcohol and marijuana (Source: MedPage Today Psychiatry)
Source: MedPage Today Psychiatry - February 21, 2019 Category: Psychiatry Source Type: news

Exercise can reduce risk for depression, study finds
Researchers determined participants who were genetically more likely to exercise may be less likely to develop depression. A recent study in JAMA Psychiatry looked at more than 600,000 adults, assessing their genetic makeup, medical history, and physical activity levels. Dr. David Agus joins "CBS This Morning" with the science behind exercising for mental and physical health. (Source: Health News: CBSNews.com)
Source: Health News: CBSNews.com - February 21, 2019 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Census Bureau: Proposed Information Collection; Comment Request; 2019 National Survey of Psychiatrists
The U.S. Census Bureau is requesting comments on a proposed 2019 National Survey of Psychiatrists. The survey would gather data on the demographics, distribution, and employment characteristics of psychiatrists in the U.S. using a probability sample method. Comments are due April 22, 2019. (Source: Federal Register updates via the Rural Assistance Center)
Source: Federal Register updates via the Rural Assistance Center - February 21, 2019 Category: Rural Health Source Type: news

Metacognitive Training and Delusional Symptoms in Psychosis Metacognitive Training and Delusional Symptoms in Psychosis
This study demonstrated the efficacy of individualized metacognitive training, a novel psychotherapy designed to specifically target delusional beliefs in people with psychosis.Schizophrenia Bulletin (Source: Medscape Today Headlines)
Source: Medscape Today Headlines - February 21, 2019 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: Psychiatry Journal Article Source Type: news

Link Between NSAIDs and C. Diff? Anesthesiology News Report
(MedPage Today) -- Also, anesthesiologists as perioperative hospitalists (Source: MedPage Today Psychiatry)
Source: MedPage Today Psychiatry - February 21, 2019 Category: Psychiatry Source Type: news

Dr. Theodore Rubin, High-Profile Psychoanalyst, Is Dead at 95
Dr. Rubin was a public face of psychotherapy and a prolific author whose novel “ Lisa and David ” was the basis of the popular movie “ David and Lisa. ” (Source: NYT Health)
Source: NYT Health - February 20, 2019 Category: Consumer Health News Authors: BENEDICT CAREY Tags: Rubin, Theodore Isaac Deaths (Obituaries) Psychiatry and Psychiatrists Books and Literature Lisa and David (Book) David and Lisa (Movie) Source Type: news

Active Brain and Body Are Powerful Weapons Against Dementia
(Source: The Doctors Lounge - Psychiatry)
Source: The Doctors Lounge - Psychiatry - February 20, 2019 Category: Psychiatry Tags: Neurology, Psychiatry, Geriatrics, Sports Medicine, News, Source Type: news

Science News » Neuromelanin-Sensitive MRI Identified as a Potential Biomarker for Psychosis
Researchers have shown that a type of magnetic resonance imaging — called neuromelanin-sensitive MRI (NM-MRI) — is a potential biomarker for psychosis. NM-MRI signal was found to be a marker of dopamine function in people with schizophrenia and an indicator of the severity of psychotic symptoms in people with this mental illness. (Source: National Institute of Mental Health)
Source: National Institute of Mental Health - February 20, 2019 Category: Psychiatry Authors: Claire Cole Source Type: news

Porn, Partners, and Eating Disorders; Pot for Agitation
(MedPage Today) -- News and commentary from the psychiatry world (Source: MedPage Today Cardiovascular)
Source: MedPage Today Cardiovascular - February 20, 2019 Category: Cardiology Source Type: news

Midlife Activities Linked to Alzheimer's, Dementia
(MedPage Today) -- Engaging in mental or physical activities dropped dementia risk 44 years later (Source: MedPage Today Psychiatry)
Source: MedPage Today Psychiatry - February 20, 2019 Category: Psychiatry Source Type: news

Rap and Racketeering; Instagram's #PharmaAds; Price-Fixing Evidence
(MedPage Today) -- This past week in healthcare investigations (Source: MedPage Today Psychiatry)
Source: MedPage Today Psychiatry - February 20, 2019 Category: Psychiatry Source Type: news

Being Socially Active Helps Older Folk Age Well
(Source: The Doctors Lounge - Psychiatry)
Source: The Doctors Lounge - Psychiatry - February 20, 2019 Category: Psychiatry Tags: Psychiatry, Geriatrics, News, Source Type: news

Head Off the Blues When Your Teen Heads to College
(Source: The Doctors Lounge - Psychiatry)
Source: The Doctors Lounge - Psychiatry - February 20, 2019 Category: Psychiatry Tags: Pediatrics, Psychiatry, News, Source Type: news

Impact of Trazodone on Dementia Risk: New Data Impact of Trazodone on Dementia Risk: New Data
Animal studies suggest a potential role for trazodone in reducing dementia risk. New research in patients suggests the drug confers no protection and may even increase the risk.Medscape Medical News (Source: Medscape Psychiatry Headlines)
Source: Medscape Psychiatry Headlines - February 20, 2019 Category: Psychiatry Tags: Psychiatry News Source Type: news

Medical News Today: Transcendental meditation can help treat PTSD
New research suggests that practicing transcendental meditation over approximately 3 months can effectively fight symptoms of PTSD and improve depression. (Source: Health News from Medical News Today)
Source: Health News from Medical News Today - February 20, 2019 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: Psychology / Psychiatry Source Type: news

Systemic Inflammation in Midlife Associated With Steeper Memory Decline Later (CME/CE)
(MedPage Today) -- Cognitive loss may be greater than from midlife hypertension (Source: MedPage Today Psychiatry)
Source: MedPage Today Psychiatry - February 20, 2019 Category: Psychiatry Source Type: news

For patients with schizophrenia, some drug combinations may be more effective than others
(Columbia University Irving Medical Center) Patients with schizophrenia are often treated with more than one type of psychiatric medication, but a new study suggests that some combinations may be more effective than others. (Source: EurekAlert! - Medicine and Health)
Source: EurekAlert! - Medicine and Health - February 20, 2019 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Source Type: news

Systemic Inflammation in MidlifeAssociated With Steeper Memory Decline Later (CME/CE)
(MedPage Today) -- Cognitive loss may be greater than from midlife hypertension (Source: MedPage Today Psychiatry)
Source: MedPage Today Psychiatry - February 20, 2019 Category: Psychiatry Source Type: news

' Not Good Enough': FDA Let Inappropriate Fentanyl Scripts Go On
(MedPage Today) -- FOIA-based investigation pinpoints holes in immediate-release fentanyl program (Source: MedPage Today Psychiatry)
Source: MedPage Today Psychiatry - February 19, 2019 Category: Psychiatry Source Type: news

UCLA faculty voice: Adolescents have a fundamental need to contribute
Andrew Fuligni is a professor of psychiatry and psychology at UCLA. Thisarticle appeared in The Conversation.No longer children but not yet adults, adolescents need opportunities to learn and prepare for their entrance into the broader society. But, as schooling increasingly extends the adolescent period and teenagers get dismissed as supposedly selfish and irresponsible, has society forgotten an important developmental need of our youth?As a developmental scientist who focuses on adolescence, I reviewed dozens of studies and found that this age group has a fundamental need to contribute to others – to provide suppor...
Source: UCLA Newsroom: Health Sciences - February 19, 2019 Category: Universities & Medical Training Source Type: news

Watch for Later Risk of Postpartum Psychiatric Readmission
(MedPage Today) -- Least likely to occur in first 10 days after hospital discharge (Source: MedPage Today Psychiatry)
Source: MedPage Today Psychiatry - February 19, 2019 Category: Psychiatry Source Type: news

Adolescent Cannabis Use Tied To Depression, Suicidal Thoughts Adolescent Cannabis Use Tied To Depression, Suicidal Thoughts
Cannabis consumption during adolescence is tied to an increased risk for depression, suicidal thoughts, and suicide attempts during young adulthood, suggests a new meta-analysis of 23,300 participants.Medscape Medical News (Source: Medscape Medical News Headlines)
Source: Medscape Medical News Headlines - February 19, 2019 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: Psychiatry News Source Type: news

Criminal Case Spurs a Rethink of Euthanasia for Mental Illness Criminal Case Spurs a Rethink of Euthanasia for Mental Illness
Amid the first criminal charges in a case of medically assisted death for mental illness, experts criticize the review process while others question the ethics.Medscape Medical News (Source: Medscape Medical News Headlines)
Source: Medscape Medical News Headlines - February 19, 2019 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: Psychiatry News Source Type: news

Nonmedical prescription psychiatric drug use and the darknet: a cryptomarket analysis - Cunliffe J, D écary-Hétu D, Pollak TA.
BACKGROUND: Nonmedical prescription psychiatric drug use (NMPDU) is an increasing global health problem, with recent concern focusing on darknet cryptomarkets as sources of procurement. There is a shortage of evidence regarding comparative worldwide NMPDU ... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - February 19, 2019 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Alcohol and Other Drugs Source Type: news

Narcissists and Abusers Use This to Target Empaths
Projection is a defense mechanism commonly used by abusers, including people with narcissistic or borderline personality disorder and addicts. Basically, they say, “It’s not me, it’s you!” When we project, we’re defending ourselves against unconscious impulses or traits, either positive or negative, that we’ve denied in ourselves. Instead we attribute them to others. Our thoughts or feelings about someone or something are too uncomfortable to acknowledge. In our mind we believe that the thought or emotion originates from that other person or thing. We might imagine “She hates me,&r...
Source: Psych Central - February 18, 2019 Category: Psychiatry Authors: Darlene Lancer, JD, MFT Tags: Abuse Anger Codependence Narcissism Personality Boundaries Defense Mechanisms emotional maturity externalization projection Shame Source Type: news

Psychopathy, the Big Five and empathy as predictors of violence in a forensic sample of substance abusers - Nigel SM, Dudeck M, Otte S, Knauer K, Klein V, B öttcher T, Maaß C, Vasic N, Streb J.
It is widely recognized that substance abuse increases the general risk of delinquency and violent offenses in particular. Substance-related disorders are the primary cause of offenders being sentenced to mandatory treatment in forensic psychiatry. However... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - February 18, 2019 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Alcohol and Other Drugs Source Type: news