Nurses or Physicians: Who Are at Highest Suicide Risk? Nurses or Physicians: Who Are at Highest Suicide Risk?
Female nurses are at significantly greater risk of dying by suicide than physicians in findings that contradict previous research suggesting doctors are at greatest risk.Medscape Medical News (Source: Medscape Medical News Headlines)
Source: Medscape Medical News Headlines - April 20, 2021 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: Psychiatry News Source Type: news

What Makes for a Satisfying Work Zoom Meeting?
(Source: The Doctors Lounge - Psychiatry)
Source: The Doctors Lounge - Psychiatry - April 20, 2021 Category: Psychiatry Tags: Family Medicine, Pediatrics, Psychiatry, Preventive Medicine, News, Source Type: news

High School Football Doesn ’ t Affect Brain in Middle Age, Study Says
(Source: The Doctors Lounge - Psychiatry)
Source: The Doctors Lounge - Psychiatry - April 20, 2021 Category: Psychiatry Tags: Neurology, Pediatrics, Psychiatry, Sports Medicine, Emergency Medicine, News, Source Type: news

Blood Tests Offer the Promise of Precision Psychiatry Blood Tests Offer the Promise of Precision Psychiatry
Blood-based biomarkers can distinguish among mood disorders, gauge a person's future risk for illness, and point to the most effective treatment, researchers say.Medscape Medical News (Source: Medscape Neurology and Neurosurgery Headlines)
Source: Medscape Neurology and Neurosurgery Headlines - April 20, 2021 Category: Neurology Tags: Psychiatry News Source Type: news

Emergency hospital admissions for psychiatric disorders in a German-wide hospital network during the COVID-19 outbreak - Fasshauer JM, Bollmann A, Hohenstein S, Hindricks G, Meier-Hellmann A, Kuhlen R, Broocks A, Schomerus G, Stengler K.
PURPOSE: Psychiatric emergency hospital admissions for distinct psychiatric disorders and length of inpatient stay in the hospital during the Coronavirus disease 2019 (COVID-19) outbreak have not been thoroughly assessed. METHODS: A retrospective s... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - April 20, 2021 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Alcohol and Other Drugs Source Type: news

Suicide trends in the early months of the COVID-19 pandemic: an interrupted time-series analysis of preliminary data from 21 countries, The Lancet Psychiatry
Analysis of data from 21 countries (16 high-income including England) found that in high-income and upper-middle-income countries, suicide numbers have remained largely unchanged or declined in early months of pandemic compared with expected levels based on pre-pandemic period. (Source: Current Awareness Service for Health (CASH))
Source: Current Awareness Service for Health (CASH) - April 20, 2021 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

J & J, Others Face Trial Over Claims They Fueled Opioid Epidemic J & J, Others Face Trial Over Claims They Fueled Opioid Epidemic
Four drugmakers are set to face trial in a lawsuit by several large counties in California that are seeking more than $50 billion over claims the companies helped fuel an opioid epidemic.Reuters Health Information (Source: Medscape Medical News Headlines)
Source: Medscape Medical News Headlines - April 20, 2021 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: Psychiatry News Source Type: news

Many Employees Have Mixed Feelings as Offices Reopen
(Source: The Doctors Lounge - Psychiatry)
Source: The Doctors Lounge - Psychiatry - April 19, 2021 Category: Psychiatry Tags: Pediatrics, Psychiatry, Preventive Medicine, News, Source Type: news

Pandemic Stress Keeps Many From Exercising
(Source: The Doctors Lounge - Psychiatry)
Source: The Doctors Lounge - Psychiatry - April 19, 2021 Category: Psychiatry Tags: Pediatrics, Psychiatry, Sports Medicine, News, Source Type: news

Preventing Psychosocial Effects of Adult ADHD During the Pandemic Preventing Psychosocial Effects of Adult ADHD During the Pandemic
Four doctors look at how to address the link between ADHD and COVID-19.Medscape Psychiatry (Source: Medscape Today Headlines)
Source: Medscape Today Headlines - April 19, 2021 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: Psychiatry Commentary Source Type: news

Interventions to reduce self-harm on in-patient wards: systematic review - Nawaz RF, Reen G, Bloodworth N, Maughan D, Vincent C.
BACKGROUND: Incidents of self-harm are common on psychiatric wards. There are a wide variety of therapeutic, social and environmental interventions that have shown some promise in reducing self-harm in in-patient settings, but there is no consensus on the ... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - April 19, 2021 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Research Methods, Surveillance and Codes, Models Source Type: news

Are demoralization and insight involved in suicide risk? An observational study on psychiatric inpatients - Berardelli I, Innamorati M, Sarubbi S, Rogante E, Erbuto D, De Pisa E, Costanza A, Del Casale A, Pasquini M, Lester D, Pompili M.
This study was designed with the aim of evaluating whether insight into illness and demoralization are involved in suicide risk (active suicidal ideation or behavior). METHODS: ... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - April 19, 2021 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Suicide and Self-Harm Source Type: news

Acute and sustained reductions in loss of meaning and suicidal ideation following psilocybin-assisted psychotherapy for psychiatric and existential distress in life-threatening cancer - Ross S, Agin-Liebes G, Lo S, Zeifman RJ, Ghazal L, Benville J, Franco Corso S, Bjerre Real C, Guss J, Bossis A, Mennenga SE.
People with advanced cancer are at heightened risk of desire for hastened death (DHD), suicidal ideation (SI), and completed suicide. Loss of Meaning (LoM), a component of demoralization, can be elevated by a cancer diagnosis and predicts DHD and SI in thi... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - April 19, 2021 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Suicide and Self-Harm Source Type: news

Development of a pre-hospital emergencies protocol for the management of suicidal patients in Iran - Shirzad F, Gholamzad S, Shafiee M, Shariat SV.
BACKGROUND: Suicide is a painful consequence of many psychiatric disorders and one of the most frequent psychiatric emergencies. Generally, pre-hospital technician is the first person in the treatment chain who attends the situation; hence, his/her sound c... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - April 19, 2021 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Economics of Injury and Safety, PTSD, Injury Outcomes Source Type: news

Remaining vigilant about COVID-19 and suicide - Botchway S, Fazel S.
In The Lancet Psychiatry, Jane Pirkis and colleagues present the results of an interrupted time-series analysis of real-time data on suicides from 21 countries, including national data from ten countries as well as data from 25 regions across a further 11 ... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - April 19, 2021 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Risk Factor Prevalence, Injury Occurrence Source Type: news

Covid-19: suicide rates were static in rich countries in first months of pandemic, study finds - Wise J.
Numbers of suicides in high and upper middle income countries remained largely unchanged or were lower than expected levels in the early months of the covid-19 pandemic, shows a study in the Lancet Psychiatry.1 The authors said that many countries put i... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - April 19, 2021 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Commentary Source Type: news

Neurofeedback for Auditory Hallucinations in Schizophrenia Neurofeedback for Auditory Hallucinations in Schizophrenia
Many schizophrenia patients suffer from treatment-resistant auditory verbal hallucinations. Might real-time neurofeedback training enable these patients to gain control over AVH?Current Opinion in Psychiatry (Source: Medscape Today Headlines)
Source: Medscape Today Headlines - April 19, 2021 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: Psychiatry Journal Article Source Type: news

‘Like hunting for unicorns’: Australians on the search for adequate, affordable mental healthcare
Countless inquiries have found the same problems afflicting the mental health system, but cost and access barriers still leave those seeking and providing care in despairMany Australians experience the country ’s mental health system as inadequate, dangerous and financially punishing, saying they often feel unsafe in hospitals, are dismissed by health professionals and are hit with prohibitive costs that government subsidies do not come close to covering.And practitioners in turn have spoken of burnout and their frustration with misplaced funding, inadequate quick fixes, overmedication of patients and inconsistencies...
Source: Guardian Unlimited Science - April 18, 2021 Category: Science Authors: Melissa Davey Tags: Health Mental health Australia news Psychiatry Psychology Medicare Australia Post-traumatic stress disorder Australian politics Victoria Source Type: news

I ’m Awash In Pandemic-Fueled Gratitude and Taking a Solitary Cross-Country Road Trip
Well hello! A version of this article also appeared in the It’s Not Just You newsletter. Sign up here to receive a new edition every Sunday for free. And write to me at Susanna@Time.com A Solitary Road Trip and Some Hope For Grace Next week I’m going to pack up my little snoring dog and drive from Brooklyn to Los Angeles all by my vaccinated self. It’s somewhat insane, especially if you know how slowly I drive. But like lots of things we’ve been waiting months to do, the idea of seeing any vista beyond my neighborhood is ridiculously thrilling. I’m awash in pandemic-fueled gratitude. There ar...
Source: TIME: Health - April 18, 2021 Category: Consumer Health News Authors: Susanna Schrobsdorff Tags: Uncategorized It's Not Just You Source Type: news

Walking or running in nature with a therapist is helping people heal
Outdoor therapy can help people to become reflective and their body language while moving gives clues to their feelingsCovid has transformed the way many of us work and that includes the people who look after our mental health. For much of lockdown, psychotherapists, counsellors, psychologists and psychiatrists have all had to venture into the world of online therapy, tackling their clients ’ issues via a computer screen, and often the experience has felt less than ideal for all those involved.But throughout much of lockdown, another option has become increasingly popular: combining therapy with the benefits of the g...
Source: Guardian Unlimited Science - April 17, 2021 Category: Science Authors: Lisa Buckingham Tags: Life and style Environment Psychology Science Health & wellbeing Source Type: news

Video » The NIMH Director ’ s Innovation Speaker Series: Advancing Therapies for Central Nervous System Disorders
On April 15, 2021, Beverly Davidson, Ph.D., was the guest speaker for the NIMH Director ’ s Innovation Speaker Series. Dr. Davidson is the Professor of Pathology and Laboratory Medicine at the University of Pennsylvania and Arthur V. Meigs, Chair in Pediatrics at the Children ’ s Hospital of Philadelphia (CHOP), and director of the Raymond G. Perelman Center for Cellular and Molecular Therapeutics at CHOP. She provided an overview of recent research approaches for inherited disorders that impact central nervous system (CNS) function during her talk. (Source: National Institute of Mental Health)
Source: National Institute of Mental Health - April 17, 2021 Category: Psychiatry Authors: National Institute of Mental Health Source Type: news

Scientific Meeting » The NIMH Director ’ s Innovation Speaker Series: Advancing Therapies for Central Nervous System Disorders
On April 15, 2021, Beverly Davidson, Ph.D., was the guest speaker for the NIMH Director ’ s Innovation Speaker Series. Dr. Davidson is the Professor of Pathology and Laboratory Medicine at the University of Pennsylvania and Arthur V. Meigs, Chair in Pediatrics at the Children ’ s Hospital of Philadelphia (CHOP), and director of the Raymond G. Perelman Center for Cellular and Molecular Therapeutics at CHOP. She provided an overview of recent research approaches for inherited disorders that impact central nervous system (CNS) function during her talk. (Source: National Institute of Mental Health)
Source: National Institute of Mental Health - April 17, 2021 Category: Psychiatry Authors: National Institute of Mental Health Source Type: news

One - Fourth of HIV Patients Report Experiencing Intimate Partner Violence
Authors say screening and linkage to supportive services needed for HIV patients (Source: The Doctors Lounge - Psychiatry)
Source: The Doctors Lounge - Psychiatry - April 17, 2021 Category: Psychiatry Tags: Family Medicine, Internal Medicine, Emergency Medicine, Psychiatry, AIDS, Journal, Source Type: news

Americans Still Avoiding ERs in Pandemic, But Uptick Seen in Mental Health Crises
(Source: The Doctors Lounge - Psychiatry)
Source: The Doctors Lounge - Psychiatry - April 16, 2021 Category: Psychiatry Tags: Family Medicine, Nursing, Pediatrics, Psychiatry, Emergency Medicine, News, Source Type: news

Brain Activity May Play Role in ‘ Broken Heart Syndrome ’
Stress - related brain activity tied to higher risk for developing Takotsubo syndrome (Source: The Doctors Lounge - Psychiatry)
Source: The Doctors Lounge - Psychiatry - April 16, 2021 Category: Psychiatry Tags: Cardiology, Neurology, Pathology, Psychiatry, Radiology, Journal, Source Type: news

Gens X and Y Show Worrisome Trend of Declining Health
Future increase in morbidity and mortality rates likely as younger generations age (Source: The Doctors Lounge - Psychiatry)
Source: The Doctors Lounge - Psychiatry - April 16, 2021 Category: Psychiatry Tags: Cardiology, Endocrinology, Family Medicine, Gynecology, Internal Medicine, Psychiatry, Journal, Source Type: news

Severe Mental Illness Tied to Higher Risk for Heart Attack Death
Those with severe mental illness also less likely to receive revascularization (Source: The Doctors Lounge - Psychiatry)
Source: The Doctors Lounge - Psychiatry - April 16, 2021 Category: Psychiatry Tags: Cardiology, Psychiatry, Journal, Source Type: news

Serious,'Unexpected' Adverse Events From Nasal Esketamine Serious,'Unexpected' Adverse Events From Nasal Esketamine
Intranasal esketamine is linked to a greater risk for serious and unexpected adverse events vs other antidepressants. However, the weight of evidence suggests it is not a major concern, an expert notes.Medscape Medical News (Source: Medscape Medical News Headlines)
Source: Medscape Medical News Headlines - April 16, 2021 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: Psychiatry News Source Type: news

It ’ s a Scream: Human Brains Alert to Positive Shrieks
(Source: The Doctors Lounge - Psychiatry)
Source: The Doctors Lounge - Psychiatry - April 16, 2021 Category: Psychiatry Tags: Neurology, Pediatrics, Psychiatry, Emergency Medicine, News, Source Type: news

Severe Mental Illness Tied to Higher Risk for Heart Attack Death
FRIDAY, April 16, 2021 -- People with a severe mental illness (SMI) are more likely to die following a heart attack than those without a psychiatric diagnosis, according to a study published online March 22 in BMC Medicine. Kelly Fleetwood, from the... (Source: Drugs.com - Pharma News)
Source: Drugs.com - Pharma News - April 16, 2021 Category: Pharmaceuticals Source Type: news

The Impact of COVID-19 on Patients With Schizophrenia The Impact of COVID-19 on Patients With Schizophrenia
Drs Frank Chen and Lorenzo Norris discuss the impact the COVID-19 pandemic has had on patients with schizophrenia.Medscape Psychiatry (Source: Medscape Today Headlines)
Source: Medscape Today Headlines - April 16, 2021 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: Psychiatry Expert Interview Source Type: news

UHS again pleads for OK to build controversial psychiatric hospital in Wilsonville
The corporation is seeking a Certificate of Need for the project, after it was rejected four years ago. (Source: bizjournals.com Health Care:Physician Practices headlines)
Source: bizjournals.com Health Care:Physician Practices headlines - April 16, 2021 Category: American Health Authors: Elizabeth Hayes Source Type: news

Five-Minute Digital Clock Test May Speed Alzheimer's Diagnosis Five-Minute Digital Clock Test May Speed Alzheimer's Diagnosis
A digital version of the classic clock-drawing test, which can be completed in under 5 minutes, accurately detects the beginnings of dementia. Results correlating with amyloid deposition in the brain.Medscape Medical News (Source: Medscape Neurology and Neurosurgery Headlines)
Source: Medscape Neurology and Neurosurgery Headlines - April 16, 2021 Category: Neurology Tags: Psychiatry News Source Type: news

Norton to take on medical services at Home of the Innocents
The two organizations have signed a memorandum of understanding to transition Open Arms Children ’s Health's general medical, audiology, dental and psychiatry practices to Norton Children’s Medical Group in October, according to a news release. (Source: bizjournals.com Health Care:Biotechnology headlines)
Source: bizjournals.com Health Care:Biotechnology headlines - April 16, 2021 Category: Biotechnology Authors: David A. Mann Source Type: news

' Magic Mushroom' Psilocybin as Good as Antidepressants: Study
Title:'Magic Mushroom'Psilocybin as Good as Antidepressants: StudyCategory: Health NewsCreated: 4/15/2021 12:00:00 AMLast Editorial Review: 4/16/2021 12:00:00 AM (Source: MedicineNet Depression General)
Source: MedicineNet Depression General - April 16, 2021 Category: Psychiatry Source Type: news

A Review of Multimodal Hallucinations A Review of Multimodal Hallucinations
Review current thought on multimodal hallucinations--hallucinatory experiences which occur in multiple sensory systems. How prevalent are they, and what are their clinical implications?Schizophrenia Bulletin (Source: Medscape Today Headlines)
Source: Medscape Today Headlines - April 16, 2021 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: Psychiatry Journal Article Source Type: news

U.S. Overdose Deaths Have Soared During COVID - 19 Pandemic
Increase largely driven by illicitly manufactured fentanyl and other synthetic opioids (Source: The Doctors Lounge - Psychiatry)
Source: The Doctors Lounge - Psychiatry - April 16, 2021 Category: Psychiatry Tags: Family Medicine, Internal Medicine, Emergency Medicine, Pharmacy, Psychiatry, Institutional, Source Type: news

Suicide Rate Up for Nurses Versus General U.S. Population
Among women, suicide incidence was higher among nurses than the general population, with relative risk of 1.99 (Source: The Doctors Lounge - Psychiatry)
Source: The Doctors Lounge - Psychiatry - April 15, 2021 Category: Psychiatry Tags: Nursing, Psychiatry, Journal, Source Type: news

Psilocybin Compared With Escitalopram for Depression
No difference seen in change in depression scores at six weeks for psilocybin plus placebo versus psilocybin plus escitalopram (Source: The Doctors Lounge - Psychiatry)
Source: The Doctors Lounge - Psychiatry - April 15, 2021 Category: Psychiatry Tags: Pharmacy, Psychiatry, Journal, Source Type: news

Children With Worse Atopic Dermatitis More Likely to Have Learning Disabilities
Findings independent of socioeconomic characteristics, onset age, and other related disorders (Source: The Doctors Lounge - Psychiatry)
Source: The Doctors Lounge - Psychiatry - April 15, 2021 Category: Psychiatry Tags: Dermatology, Family Medicine, Neurology, Pediatrics, Psychiatry, Journal, Source Type: news

‘ Magic Mushroom ’ Hallucinogen as Good as Antidepressants: Study
(Source: The Doctors Lounge - Psychiatry)
Source: The Doctors Lounge - Psychiatry - April 15, 2021 Category: Psychiatry Tags: Pharmacy, Psychiatry, Research, News, Source Type: news

AACR: Ovarian Cancer Patients at Higher Risk for Mental Illness
Increased risks for anxiety, depression, adjustment disorder especially high during first two years after diagnosis (Source: The Doctors Lounge - Psychiatry)
Source: The Doctors Lounge - Psychiatry - April 15, 2021 Category: Psychiatry Tags: Gynecology, Oncology, Psychiatry, Conference News, Source Type: news

Antipsychotics Protective Against COVID-19? Antipsychotics Protective Against COVID-19?
Counterintuitively, new research suggests a lower risk of SARS-CoV-2 infection and milder COVID-19 course in patients with serious mental illness who are taking antipsychotics.Medscape Medical News (Source: Medscape Internal Medicine Headlines)
Source: Medscape Internal Medicine Headlines - April 15, 2021 Category: Internal Medicine Tags: Psychiatry News Source Type: news

Bingeing, Stress Snacking: How the Pandemic Is Changing Eating Habits
(Source: The Doctors Lounge - Psychiatry)
Source: The Doctors Lounge - Psychiatry - April 15, 2021 Category: Psychiatry Tags: Family Medicine, Psychiatry, Nutrition, News, Source Type: news

Stress Not Always a Trigger for Relapse in Eating Disorders: Study
(Source: The Doctors Lounge - Psychiatry)
Source: The Doctors Lounge - Psychiatry - April 15, 2021 Category: Psychiatry Tags: Neurology, Pediatrics, Psychiatry, Nutrition, Preventive Medicine, News, Source Type: news

UPMC Health Plan names new clinician leaders
UPMC Health Plan has named three clinicians to top roles at the Pittsburgh-based insurer. Dr. James Schuster earlier this week was named chief medical officer. Schuster, a psychiatrist and 20-year clinical leader at the insurances division, was associate chief medical officer and SVP. He’s a nationally known expert in behavioral health and is a member of the governing board of the Pa tient-Centered Outcomes Research Institute, PCORI, among other accomplishments. “We are fortunate to have an… (Source: bizjournals.com Health Care News Headlines)
Source: bizjournals.com Health Care News Headlines - April 15, 2021 Category: Health Management Authors: Paul J. Gough Source Type: news

American Health Partners bought by the Mitchell Family Office
American Health Partners operates 29 senior living and skilled nursing centers, five psychiatric hospitals and home health offices, with seven divisions across nine states, in total. (Source: bizjournals.com Health Care:Pharmaceuticals headlines)
Source: bizjournals.com Health Care:Pharmaceuticals headlines - April 15, 2021 Category: Pharmaceuticals Authors: Joel Stinnett Source Type: news

Does Blue Light Help Your Mood?
Title: Does Blue Light Help Your Mood?Category: Diseases and ConditionsCreated: 4/15/2021 12:00:00 AMLast Editorial Review: 4/15/2021 12:00:00 AM (Source: MedicineNet Depression General)
Source: MedicineNet Depression General - April 15, 2021 Category: Psychiatry Source Type: news

Nurses Are Dying From Suicide at Higher Rates
(Source: The Doctors Lounge - Psychiatry)
Source: The Doctors Lounge - Psychiatry - April 15, 2021 Category: Psychiatry Tags: Family Medicine, Nursing, Psychiatry, Preventive Medicine, News, Source Type: news

Psilocybin Matches SSRI for Moderate-to-Severe Depression Psilocybin Matches SSRI for Moderate-to-Severe Depression
Results of a small phase 2 study show psilocybin, the psychoactive compound in"magic mushrooms," is as effective in easing the symptoms of moderate-to-severe depression as a widely prescribed SSRI.Medscape Medical News (Source: Medscape Medical News Headlines)
Source: Medscape Medical News Headlines - April 14, 2021 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: Psychiatry News Source Type: news