Ethical aspects of using virtual reality in psychiatry - Isail ă OM, Hostuic S, Curcă F, Curca GC.
"Virtual reality (VR), initially a form of entertainment has begun to find its way in healthcare practice. One of its main areas of interest is the treatment of psychiatric disorders. When using VR, the basic ethical principles underlying the physician-pat... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - October 28, 2021 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Media, Marketing, and Internet Issues Source Type: news

5 Tips for Approaching the'Internet Expert' Patient 5 Tips for Approaching the'Internet Expert' Patient
How to respond to patients who self-diagnose from social media.Medscape Blogs (Source: Medscape Today Headlines)
Source: Medscape Today Headlines - October 28, 2021 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: Psychiatry Blog Source Type: news

Suicide Risk Up After Cancer Diagnosis in Rural, Poor Counties
Risk highest in the first year after diagnosis, but remains higher in those living in the lowest - income counties (Source: The Doctors Lounge - Oncology)
Source: The Doctors Lounge - Oncology - October 27, 2021 Category: Cancer & Oncology Tags: Family Medicine, Internal Medicine, Oncology, Psychiatry, Journal, Source Type: news

C - Sections Up Among Women With Mood, Anxiety Disorders
Predicted probability of primary cesarean section was 3.5 percentage points higher for those with versus without disorders (Source: The Doctors Lounge - Psychiatry)
Source: The Doctors Lounge - Psychiatry - October 27, 2021 Category: Psychiatry Tags: Family Medicine, Gynecology, Psychiatry, Journal, Source Type: news

Long COVID Can Last a Year; Many Sufferers Quit Jobs
(Source: The Doctors Lounge - Psychiatry)
Source: The Doctors Lounge - Psychiatry - October 27, 2021 Category: Psychiatry Tags: Family Medicine, Infections, Neurology, Psychiatry, News, Source Type: news

Black Women With Breast Cancer Face Barriers to Genetic Counseling
In nationwide survey, a majority of U.S. breast oncologists report that Black women encounter more barriers to genetic counseling, testing (Source: The Doctors Lounge - Oncology)
Source: The Doctors Lounge - Oncology - October 27, 2021 Category: Cancer & Oncology Tags: Family Medicine, Gynecology, Internal Medicine, Oncology, Pathology, Psychiatry, Journal, Source Type: news

Autism Spectrum Disorder Tied to Higher Risk for Self - Harm
Meta - analysis shows tripled risk for self - injurious behavior and suicidality (Source: The Doctors Lounge - Psychiatry)
Source: The Doctors Lounge - Psychiatry - October 27, 2021 Category: Psychiatry Tags: Family Medicine, Internal Medicine, Emergency Medicine, Neurology, Pediatrics, Psychiatry, Journal, Source Type: news

Cell Culture - Derived Influenza Vaccine Efficacious in Children
Vaccine efficacy consistent in subgroups according to age, sex, race, and previous influenza vaccination (Source: Pulmonary Medicine News - Doctors Lounge)
Source: Pulmonary Medicine News - Doctors Lounge - October 27, 2021 Category: Respiratory Medicine Tags: Family Medicine, Infections, Internal Medicine, Pathology, Pharmacy, Psychiatry, Pulmonology, Journal, Source Type: news

How Folks Are Coping With Post - COVID Loss of Smell, Taste
(Source: The Doctors Lounge - Psychiatry)
Source: The Doctors Lounge - Psychiatry - October 27, 2021 Category: Psychiatry Tags: Infections, Neurology, ENT, Pharmacy, Psychiatry, Nutrition, News, Source Type: news

Adults at risk for mental health disorders drawn to city living, study finds
People genetically predisposed to mental health disorders such as schizophrenia, bipolar disorder and anorexia nervosa prefer to live in urban areas as adults, a study published Wednesday by JAMA Psychiatry found. (Source: Health News - UPI.com)
Source: Health News - UPI.com - October 27, 2021 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Prevalence of and risk factors for suicide attempts among patients with severe psychiatric disorders in eastern Morocco - Barrimi M, Serraj K, Rammouz I, Alouane R, Messaoudi N, Bellaoui M.
BACKGROUND: Suicide attempts are common in patients with severe psychiatric disorders; however, they are rarely studied in this population. Aims: To investigate the prevalence and risk factors associated with suicide attempts among patients with severe psy... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - October 27, 2021 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Risk Factor Prevalence, Injury Occurrence Source Type: news

Prevalence and risk factors of psychiatric symptoms among Swiss elite athletes during the first lockdown of the CoViD-19 pandemic - Fr öhlich S, Imboden C, Iff S, Spörri J, Quednow BB, Scherr J, Seifritz E, Claussen MC.
This study aimed to evaluate the prevalence of various mental health issues in a Swiss elite athletes' cohort duri... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - October 27, 2021 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Economics of Injury and Safety, PTSD, Injury Outcomes Source Type: news

Screening and brief intervention for psychiatric and suicide risk in the juvenile justice system: findings from an open trial - Kemp K, Webb M, Wolff J, Affleck K, Casamassima J, Weinstock L, Spirito A.
Court-involved non-incarcerated (CINI) youth endorse higher rates of lifetime suicide ideation (SI) and attempts than youth in the community. Brief intervention programs to address SI and related psychiatric symptoms upon entry into the juvenile justice sy... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - October 27, 2021 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Age: Adolescents Source Type: news

Psychiatric, substance use, and structural disparities between gay and bisexual men with histories of childhood sexual abuse and recent sexual risk behavior - Batchelder AW, Fitch C, Feinstein BA, Thiim A, O'Cleirigh C.
Sexual minority men disproportionately experience childhood sexual abuse (CSA) compared to heterosexual men, resulting in greater risk of psychiatric and substance use diagnoses, sexual risk taking, and HIV acquisition later in life. However, little is kno... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - October 27, 2021 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Age: Adolescents Source Type: news

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Boehringer Ingelheim and King ’s College London join forces to progress new therapeutic concepts in major depressive disorder and schizophreniaThe collaboration will produce a comprehensive clinical research program in major depressive disorder and schizophrenia, building upon Boehringer Ingelheim ’s circuitry-based approach to precision psychiatry and further solidifies commitment to provide better treatments for people living with serious mental health conditions.Together, Boehringer Ingelheim and King ’s College London aim to identify more patient-specific biomarkers, improving the development of thera...
Source: Boehringer Ingelheim Corporate News - October 27, 2021 Category: Research Source Type: news

Vision Troubles Could Raise Midlife Depression Risk for Women
Title: Vision Troubles Could Raise Midlife Depression Risk for WomenCategory: Health NewsCreated: 10/27/2021 12:00:00 AMLast Editorial Review: 10/27/2021 12:00:00 AM (Source: MedicineNet Depression General)
Source: MedicineNet Depression General - October 27, 2021 Category: Psychiatry Source Type: news

Jason Farley Appointed Endowed Chair
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Source: Johns Hopkins University and Health Systems Archive - October 27, 2021 Category: Nursing Source Type: news

Autism Prevalence as High as 10% in Some New Jersey Communities Autism Prevalence as High as 10% in Some New Jersey Communities
The prevalence of autism spectrum disorder in some New Jersey school districts is triple the national average, a new analysis shows.Medscape Medical News (Source: Medscape Neurology and Neurosurgery Headlines)
Source: Medscape Neurology and Neurosurgery Headlines - October 27, 2021 Category: Neurology Tags: Psychiatry News Source Type: news

Researchers discover three teens who developed psychiatric issues after Covid infection
Researchers at UCSF found three teens who experienced psychiatric symptoms after a Covid diagnosis, and are confident that for at least two of them, the virus caused the issues. (Source: the Mail online | Health)
Source: the Mail online | Health - October 26, 2021 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Understaffed State Psychiatric Facilities Leave Patients in Limbo Understaffed State Psychiatric Facilities Leave Patients in Limbo
The pandemic has so seriously strained already tight state psychiatric hospitals that these facilities for the poorest and most vulnerable people with mental illness struggle to admit new patients.Kaiser Health News (Source: Medscape Medical News Headlines)
Source: Medscape Medical News Headlines - October 26, 2021 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: Psychiatry News Source Type: news

Antipsychotic Effective for Steroid-Induced Psychosis in MS Antipsychotic Effective for Steroid-Induced Psychosis in MS
A popular antipsychotic calms patients with multiple sclerosis (MS) who develop psychiatric distress after taking corticosteroids, a new case review suggests.Medscape Medical News (Source: Medscape Neurology and Neurosurgery Headlines)
Source: Medscape Neurology and Neurosurgery Headlines - October 26, 2021 Category: Neurology Tags: Neurology & Neurosurgery News Source Type: news

Spiders, Dogs, and PTSD: A Virtual Treatment for Phobias and Fear Spiders, Dogs, and PTSD: A Virtual Treatment for Phobias and Fear
A conversation with psychiatrist Dr Arash Javanbakht on why"augmented reality" might be our best means to treating phobias and PTSD. (Source: Medscape Today Headlines)
Source: Medscape Today Headlines - October 26, 2021 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: Psychiatry Expert Interview Source Type: news

Sleep Time'Sweet Spot' to Slow Cognitive Decline Identified? Sleep Time'Sweet Spot' to Slow Cognitive Decline Identified?
Too little or too much sleep can accelerate cognitive decline in older adults, but new research suggests there could be a sleep'sweet spot'that stabilizes cognitive function.Medscape Medical News (Source: Medscape FamilyMedicine Headlines)
Source: Medscape FamilyMedicine Headlines - October 26, 2021 Category: Primary Care Tags: Psychiatry News Source Type: news

The Emerging Role of Ultraprocessed Foods in Mental Health The Emerging Role of Ultraprocessed Foods in Mental Health
White bread, sugar, carbs, and salty goodness may be 4 stars to your taste buds but trash to your brain. How ultraprocessed foods are processed by your brain.Medscape Blogs (Source: Medscape Today Headlines)
Source: Medscape Today Headlines - October 26, 2021 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: Psychiatry Blog Source Type: news

How My Boston Marathon Strategy Helps With Residency How My Boston Marathon Strategy Helps With Residency
Marathons are like medical careers: long and painful at times, but possible and worth it all in the end.Medscape Blogs (Source: Medscape Today Headlines)
Source: Medscape Today Headlines - October 26, 2021 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: Psychiatry Blog Source Type: news

Africa: Large-Scale African Psychiatric Genetics Study Takes Top Award
[UCT] An international study with a base at the University of Cape Town (UCT) has taken a top global award for innovation, announced at a recent gathering of psychiatric researchers. (Source: AllAfrica News: Health and Medicine)
Source: AllAfrica News: Health and Medicine - October 26, 2021 Category: African Health Source Type: news

Antidepressants Plus Common Painkillers May Raise Bleeding Risk
Title: Antidepressants Plus Common Painkillers May Raise Bleeding RiskCategory: Health NewsCreated: 10/26/2021 12:00:00 AMLast Editorial Review: 10/26/2021 12:00:00 AM (Source: MedicineNet Depression General)
Source: MedicineNet Depression General - October 26, 2021 Category: Psychiatry Source Type: news

Suicide Risk Up for Long - Term Survivors of Childhood Cancer
Suicide risk significantly elevated for survivors alive beyond the age of 28 years; risk was lower for women than men (Source: The Doctors Lounge - Psychiatry)
Source: The Doctors Lounge - Psychiatry - October 25, 2021 Category: Psychiatry Tags: Family Medicine, Internal Medicine, Oncology, Pediatrics, Psychiatry, Journal, Source Type: news

PCPs Not Routinely Recommending Early Behavioral Treatment for ADHD
Only 11 percent of preschoolers with ADHD diagnosis or symptoms received referrals for parent training in behavior management (Source: The Doctors Lounge - Psychiatry)
Source: The Doctors Lounge - Psychiatry - October 25, 2021 Category: Psychiatry Tags: Family Medicine, Neurology, Pediatrics, Pharmacy, Psychiatry, Journal, Source Type: news

Antiepileptic Medications Linked to Increased Priapism Risk Antiepileptic Medications Linked to Increased Priapism Risk
Based on new research, clinicians should be aware that patients taking antiepileptic drugs, particularly valpromide, may be at increased risk for priapism, investigators caution.Medscape Medical News (Source: Medscape FamilyMedicine Headlines)
Source: Medscape FamilyMedicine Headlines - October 25, 2021 Category: Primary Care Tags: Psychiatry News Source Type: news

People With Autism at Higher Risk for Suicide, Self - Harm: Study
(Source: The Doctors Lounge - Psychiatry)
Source: The Doctors Lounge - Psychiatry - October 25, 2021 Category: Psychiatry Tags: Pediatrics, Psychiatry, Emergency Medicine, News, Source Type: news

Nurses Have Suicidal Thoughts More Often Than Other Workers: Study
(Source: The Doctors Lounge - Psychiatry)
Source: The Doctors Lounge - Psychiatry - October 25, 2021 Category: Psychiatry Tags: Nursing, Psychiatry, Preventive Medicine, News, Source Type: news

Code Overdue: Psychiatric Care in the ED Code Overdue: Psychiatric Care in the ED
Over the past decade, the ED has been the first point of contact for many psychiatric emergencies, although significant improvements for timely intervention persist.Medscape Blogs (Source: Medscape Emergency Medicine Headlines)
Source: Medscape Emergency Medicine Headlines - October 25, 2021 Category: Emergency Medicine Tags: Psychiatry Blog Source Type: news

Practical steps towards identifying and assisting victims of domestic violence - Davison J, Frizzell W, Chien J.
Domestic violence is prevalent among psychiatric patients; however, utilization of screening, safety, and legal interventions is low among mental health practitioners. In this column, the authors review interventions that can assist with the identification... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - October 25, 2021 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Violence and Weapons Issues Source Type: news

Paucity of intervention research in childhood maltreatment contrasts with the long known relation with mental health disorders: is trauma research translational enough? - Berthelot N, Garon-Bissonnette J, Lemieux R, Drouin-Maziade C, Maziade M.
The damaging consequences of child abuse and neglect for child development and psychiatric disorders have been known for decades. However, there would be a relative paucity of translational research on childhood maltreatment in comparison to the numerous c... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - October 25, 2021 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Age: Adolescents Source Type: news

Trust’s directors scapegoated psychiatrist over patient’s death, tribunal finds
A mental health trust ‘scapegoated’ a psychiatrist over the death of a patient amid systemic issues, an employment tribunal has found. (Source: HSJ)
Source: HSJ - October 25, 2021 Category: UK Health Source Type: news

Blog: What doesn ’t kill you, makes you stronger
I was born and grew up in Lagos, Nigeria. My primary, secondary and higher education were in Nigeria. I moved to the United Kingdom in the early 90s with my late husband. My career in the UK started by working for the local health authority, then Lambeth, Lewisham and Southward health authorities, and the Institute of Psychiatrists respectively between 1994 and 2001. I joined UNISON in early 2004 as a senior secretary in Greater London Region. As one of the Black staff members, I won’t say it’s been easy working for UNISON, there have been challenges, but I’ve had development opportunities and had loads o...
Source: UNISON Health care news - October 25, 2021 Category: UK Health Authors: Martin Cullen Tags: Article Black history month equality Source Type: news

Health Care Heroes 2021: Robert Edwards of Unity Psychiatric Care
If your heart is strong, and you ’re fully mobile, and you have all your teeth, you can thank your youth or your good genetics. Or, more likely, you can thank your doctor. A good doctor can see you through everything from minor aches and pains and major medical issues to mental struggles and chronic physical issues. A good docto r will nag you — and absolutely besiege you with calls, texts, and emails — about your annual checkups and age-related diagnostic tests. And, there’s a lot of behind-the-scenes… (Source: bizjournals.com Health Care:Biotechnology headlines)
Source: bizjournals.com Health Care:Biotechnology headlines - October 25, 2021 Category: Biotechnology Authors: Susan Ellis Source Type: news

Health Care Heroes 2021: Robert Edwards of Unity Psychiatric Care
If your heart is strong, and you ’re fully mobile, and you have all your teeth, you can thank your youth or your good genetics. Or, more likely, you can thank your doctor. A good doctor can see you through everything from minor aches and pains and major medical issues to mental struggles and chronic physical issues. A good docto r will nag you — and absolutely besiege you with calls, texts, and emails — about your annual checkups and age-related diagnostic tests. And, there’s a lot of behind-the-scenes… (Source: bizjournals.com Health Care:Pharmaceuticals headlines)
Source: bizjournals.com Health Care:Pharmaceuticals headlines - October 25, 2021 Category: Pharmaceuticals Authors: Susan Ellis Source Type: news

What is Refeeding Syndrome?
Discussion Anorexia nervosa is an eating disorder with an intense fear of being overweight (i.e. distorted body image), and self-starvation and excessive weight loss. It is more common in women (1.2%) than men (0.2%) but can be seen in both genders. Risk factors include high-intelligence, perfectionism/inflexibility, anxiety, activities where thinner body types are expected (e.g. dancer, diver, gymnast, long-distance runner, volleyball player, etc.) Other eating disorders include bulimia nervosa (i.e. cycles of binge eating and then purging), binge eating disorder (i.e. purging), orthorexia (i.e. obsessions with healthful ...
Source: PediatricEducation.org - October 25, 2021 Category: Pediatrics Authors: Pediatric Education Tags: Uncategorized Source Type: news

Facing the Challenges of Understanding and Managing Behavior and Psychiatric Issues
Dear Dr. Steve: When residents have behavioral disturbances that result in violent actions, one of my nursing homes sends the patient to the emergency room. In the emergency room, the ER doctors often do not see any acute need for psychiatric stabilization or admission, and I want to send the patient back with clearance from the ER doctor. The nursing home, however, insists that there be clearance specifically from a psychiatrist. Is such clearance necessary? How should my facility handle patients with behavioral and psychiatric issues? (Source: Caring for the Ages)
Source: Caring for the Ages - October 24, 2021 Category: Health Management Authors: Steven Levenson Tags: Dear Dr. Steve Source Type: news

Managing Serious Mental Illness: Team Training, Antipsychotic Therapy, and Research Trends
At Harmony Pointe Nursing Center in Lakewood, CO, where about 30% of residents have a chronic, serious mental illness (SMI) such as schizophrenia or bipolar disorder, the staff receive training about mental illnesses and how to manage behaviors. Psychiatrists and other experts contracted by the facility ’s parent company and available through local community alliances help manage treatments and other needs. (Source: Caring for the Ages)
Source: Caring for the Ages - October 24, 2021 Category: Health Management Authors: Christine Kilgore Source Type: news

Sociodemographic characteristics, adverse childhood experiences, and substance use and psychiatric disorders among adolescent-limited, adult-onset, life-course-persistent offenders and nonoffenders in a general population survey - Kerridge BT, Chou SP, Huang B, Harford TC.
This study compared sociodemographic characteristics, adverse childhood experiences (ACEs), and substance use and psychiatric disorders between adolescent-limited (AL), adult-onset (AO), life-course-persistent (LP) and nonoffender (NO) groups using a large... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - October 23, 2021 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Age: Adolescents Source Type: news

Mortality among involuntary inpatients of psychiatric hospital - Fulga I, Neagu AI, Neagu M, Fulga A.
Mortality is often used as an indicator of public health efforts. Even if mortality in psychiatric hospitals decreased since the introduction of modern treatment, the death toll is still high. The authors have analyzed the forensic autopsy data and the med... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - October 23, 2021 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Economics of Injury and Safety, PTSD, Injury Outcomes Source Type: news

Neuroimaging Soon After Trauma May Predict Stress Response
Three clusters replicated in samples with variety of trauma types; clusters showed different patterns of posttrauma symptoms (Source: The Doctors Lounge - Psychiatry)
Source: The Doctors Lounge - Psychiatry - October 22, 2021 Category: Psychiatry Tags: Neurology, Pathology, Psychiatry, Emergency Medicine, Journal, Source Type: news

U.S. Gun Violence Rates Jumped 30% During Pandemic
(Source: The Doctors Lounge - Psychiatry)
Source: The Doctors Lounge - Psychiatry - October 22, 2021 Category: Psychiatry Tags: Family Medicine, Pediatrics, Psychiatry, Emergency Medicine, Preventive Medicine, News, Source Type: news

In memoriam: Dr. Lissy Jarvik, 97, pioneer in the field of psychogeriatics
This study, still the only one of its kind, would evolve into her life ’s work, which focused on the mental changes that occur in both healthy and physically impaired people as they age, eventually helping guide the field of Alzheimer research.  “What Lissy Jarvik accomplished in her lifetime is truly remarkable,” said Dr. Alex Young, interim chair of the department of psychiatry and biobehavioral sciences and interim director of the Semel Institute for Neuroscience& Human Behavior at the medical school. “Her seminal contributions to the field of psychogeriatrics and Alzheimer’s resea...
Source: UCLA Newsroom: Health Sciences - October 22, 2021 Category: Universities & Medical Training Source Type: news

Depression, Anxiety Could Raise a Pregnant Woman ’ s Odds for C - Section
(Source: The Doctors Lounge - Psychiatry)
Source: The Doctors Lounge - Psychiatry - October 22, 2021 Category: Psychiatry Tags: Pediatrics, Psychiatry, Obstetrics, News, Source Type: news

Right Amount of Sleep May Be Important in Early Alzheimer ’ s
(Source: The Doctors Lounge - Psychiatry)
Source: The Doctors Lounge - Psychiatry - October 22, 2021 Category: Psychiatry Tags: Neurology, Psychiatry, Geriatrics, News, Source Type: news

Beloved Psychiatrist Dies at 102 Beloved Psychiatrist Dies at 102
Irwin Marcus leaves a legacy reflecting his compassion and"tremendous work ethic." Founder of the child and adolescent psychiatry program at Tulane University, he was seeing patients beyond his 102nd year.Medscape Medical News (Source: Medscape Medical News Headlines)
Source: Medscape Medical News Headlines - October 22, 2021 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: Psychiatry News Source Type: news