Many Female Health Care Workers Live in Poverty
Half of black and Latina female health care workers earn less than $ 15/hour (Source: The Doctors Lounge - Psychiatry)
Source: The Doctors Lounge - Psychiatry - January 9, 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

Psychotherapy May Reduce Frequency of Nonepileptic Seizures
Adherence to psychotherapy linked to lower seizure frequency, higher quality of life, fewer ED visits (Source: The Doctors Lounge - Psychiatry)
Source: The Doctors Lounge - Psychiatry - January 9, 2019 Category: Psychiatry Tags: Neurology, Psychiatry, Journal, Source Type: news

Nine Cases of Wound Botulism ID ’ d in Injection Drug Users
All patients used injection drugs; seven reported using black tar heroin and six practiced skin popping (Source: The Doctors Lounge - Psychiatry)
Source: The Doctors Lounge - Psychiatry - January 9, 2019 Category: Psychiatry Tags: Infections, Internal Medicine, Critical Care, Emergency Medicine, Pharmacy, Psychiatry, Journal, Source Type: news

Common heart and diabetes pills could be used to treat psychiatric disorders
The researchers, whose results are published in the JAMA Psychiatry journal, assessed the records of 140,000 patients treated for these mental illnesses in Sweden between 2005 and 2016. (Source: the Mail online | Health)
Source: the Mail online | Health - January 9, 2019 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

EXCLUSIVE: UC Health adding jobs as part of $22M expansion
UC Health expects to hire 63 new employees, including nurses and respiratory therapists, as part of a $22 million expansion of a psychiatric care facility. A new 26-bed inpatient unit opened Jan. 9 on the third floor of Ridgeway Tower at 3200 Burnet Ave.in Avondale, which is across the street from the flagship University of Cincinnati Medical Center but considered part of the hospital. To view the expansion, click on the slideshow. UC Health now p rovides 92 patient beds in the Ridgeway Tower,… (Source: bizjournals.com Health Care:Pharmaceuticals headlines)
Source: bizjournals.com Health Care:Pharmaceuticals headlines - January 9, 2019 Category: Pharmaceuticals Authors: Barrett J. Brunsman Source Type: news

Globus Medical gains on Street-beating prelims | Wall Street Beat
Globus Medical (NYSE:GMED) shares closed up yesterday after the orthopedics company reported preliminary fourth-quarter and 2018 sales numbers that beat the consensus forecast on Wall Street. Audubon, Pa.-based Globus said it expects to post Q4 revenues of $195.5 million and full-year sales of $712.5 million; analysts on The Street were looking for quarterly sales of $188.2 million and annual sales of $705.2 million. “Our fourth-quarter and full-year results are indicative of strong momentum in several key strategic areas,” CEO Dave Demski said in prepared remarks. “The fourth quarter marke...
Source: Mass Device - January 9, 2019 Category: Medical Devices Authors: Brad Perriello Tags: Featured MassDevice Earnings Roundup Wall Street Beat conformis Globus Medical Iridex Corp. Neuronetics Tactile Systems Technology Source Type: news

Are Workers Who Sing Together Happier Employees?
(Source: The Doctors Lounge - Psychiatry)
Source: The Doctors Lounge - Psychiatry - January 9, 2019 Category: Psychiatry Tags: Psychiatry, Preventive Medicine, News, Source Type: news

Depression, Obesity Linked with Chronic Hip Pain
(MedPage Today) -- Study results suggest screening patients in pain for comorbid conditions (Source: MedPage Today Psychiatry)
Source: MedPage Today Psychiatry - January 9, 2019 Category: Psychiatry Source Type: news

Suicide and suicide prevention in psychiatric hospitals - Schneider B, Wolfersdorf M, Wurst FM.
Suicide prevention is a central topic of psychiatry and psychotherapy. Times of changes in psychiatric inpatient treatment conceptions usually come along with an increase of psychopathology and with increasing suicide rates in psychiatric hospitals to, lik... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - January 9, 2019 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Suicide and Self-Harm Source Type: news

Better outcomes in depression therapy with new innovations in treatment planning
(Elsevier) Adolescents with depression who were treated with interpersonal psychotherapy (IPT-A) had significantly better outcomes when their therapists regularly assessed depression symptoms and augmented treatment for insufficient responders after four weeks of therapy rather than waiting until Week 8, reports a study published in the January 2019 issue of the Journal of the American Academy of Child and Adolescent Psychiatry (JAACAP). (Source: EurekAlert! - Social and Behavioral Science)
Source: EurekAlert! - Social and Behavioral Science - January 9, 2019 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Source Type: news

Certain psychiatric drugs linked with elevated pneumonia risk
(Wiley) A review of published studies indicates that use of benzodiazepines and benzodiazepine related drugs (BZRDs), which are prescribed to treat various psychiatric diseases, may increase the risk of pneumonia.The International Journal of Geriatric Psychiatry analysis included 12 reports related to 10 studies involving more than 120,000 pneumonia cases. (Source: EurekAlert! - Medicine and Health)
Source: EurekAlert! - Medicine and Health - January 9, 2019 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Source Type: news

Millennials, Social Media, and Depression
(MedPage Today) -- Depressed college students spent more time on social media (Source: MedPage Today Psychiatry)
Source: MedPage Today Psychiatry - January 9, 2019 Category: Psychiatry Source Type: news

AcelRx Pushes Safety Analysis on Powerful New Opioid
(MedPage Today) -- But bulk of data uses unapproved sufentanil dosing (Source: MedPage Today Psychiatry)
Source: MedPage Today Psychiatry - January 9, 2019 Category: Psychiatry Source Type: news

Medical Marketing Has Increased in Past 20 Years
Considerable increase seen from 1997 through 2016, especially in direct - to - consumer advertising (Source: Pulmonary Medicine News - Doctors Lounge)
Source: Pulmonary Medicine News - Doctors Lounge - January 9, 2019 Category: Respiratory Medicine Tags: Cardiology, Dermatology, Endocrinology, Family Medicine, Geriatrics, Gastroenterology, Gynecology, Infections, AIDS, Internal Medicine, Allergy, Nephrology, Neurology, Nursing, Oncology, Ophthalmology, Orthopedics, ENT, Pediatrics, Pharmacy, Psychiatry, P Source Type: news

Teens Who Hurt Themselves More Likely to Hurt Others
(Source: The Doctors Lounge - Psychiatry)
Source: The Doctors Lounge - Psychiatry - January 8, 2019 Category: Psychiatry Tags: Family Medicine, Pediatrics, Psychiatry, Preventive Medicine, News, Source Type: news

Race Differences Seen in Alzheimer Biomarkers
(MedPage Today) -- African-Americans with APOE-e4 show lower CSF tau levels than whites (Source: MedPage Today Psychiatry)
Source: MedPage Today Psychiatry - January 8, 2019 Category: Psychiatry Source Type: news

ACA Coverage Gains Could Erode Without Individual Mandate
However, individual market in California not expected to destabilize because of mandate penalty (Source: The Doctors Lounge - Psychiatry)
Source: The Doctors Lounge - Psychiatry - January 8, 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

Hip Fracture Risk in Seniors Seen Before Antidepressant Use (CME/CE)
(MedPage Today) -- Association present in the year before and year after the initiation of treatment (Source: MedPage Today Psychiatry)
Source: MedPage Today Psychiatry - January 8, 2019 Category: Psychiatry Source Type: news

Brain Tsunami; Alzheimer ’s Cocktail; 15-Minute MRI
(MedPage Today) -- News and commentary from the world of neurology and neuroscience (Source: MedPage Today Psychiatry)
Source: MedPage Today Psychiatry - January 8, 2019 Category: Psychiatry Source Type: news

Is Facebook making you physically ill (as well as damaging your mental health)?
Researchers found that people who look at other people ’s Facebook profiles felt real negative physical symptoms. (Source: PsycPORT.com)
Source: PsycPORT.com - January 8, 2019 Category: Psychiatry Source Type: news

Child Opioid Overdose Deaths Tripled Over 2 Decades (CME/CE)
(MedPage Today) -- Approximately 9,000 youths died from opioid poisonings in recent years, study finds (Source: MedPage Today Psychiatry)
Source: MedPage Today Psychiatry - January 8, 2019 Category: Psychiatry Source Type: news

Disordered personality traits and psychiatric morbidity in pregnancy: a population-based study - Crowley G, Molyneaux E, Nath S, Trevillion K, Moran P, Howard LM.
This study aims to investigate the characteristics and mental health status of pregnant women with disordered personality traits. A cross-sectional study of a stratified sample of 545 women attending antenatal booking at a South London maternity service wa... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - January 8, 2019 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Social Etiologies and Disparities Source Type: news

Morning Break: Baselga's New Job; Medicaid for Calif. Illegals; Opioids in Puerto Rico
(MedPage Today) -- Health news and commentary from around the Web gathered by the MedPage Today staff (Source: MedPage Today Psychiatry)
Source: MedPage Today Psychiatry - January 8, 2019 Category: Psychiatry Source Type: news

Key player behind the Unity Center for Behavioral Health resigns
Chris Farentinos, a key force behind the Unity Center for Behavioral Health, has resigned, according to an announcement from Legacy Health. Farentinos served as director of Behavioral Health Services for Legacy Health starting in 2013 and became vice president of Unity Center in 2016 in the ramp up to the center’s opening at the beginning of 2017. The Northeast Portland psychiatric hospital was plagued with problems last year, inc luding lawsuits from former nurses who claimed they were fired… (Source: bizjournals.com Health Care:Biotechnology headlines)
Source: bizjournals.com Health Care:Biotechnology headlines - January 7, 2019 Category: Biotechnology Authors: Elizabeth Hayes Source Type: news

Key player behind the Unity Center for Behavioral Health resigns
Chris Farentinos, a key force behind the Unity Center for Behavioral Health, has resigned, according to an announcement from Legacy Health. Farentinos served as director of Behavioral Health Services for Legacy Health starting in 2013 and became vice president of Unity Center in 2016 in the ramp up to the center’s opening at the beginning of 2017. The Northeast Portland psychiatric hospital was plagued with problems last year, inc luding lawsuits from former nurses who claimed they were fired… (Source: bizjournals.com Health Care:Physician Practices headlines)
Source: bizjournals.com Health Care:Physician Practices headlines - January 7, 2019 Category: American Health Authors: Elizabeth Hayes Source Type: news

ADHD Tied to Valproate in Pregnancy
(MedPage Today) -- Study adds to list of neurodevelopment outcomes linked with anti-seizure drug (Source: MedPage Today Psychiatry)
Source: MedPage Today Psychiatry - January 7, 2019 Category: Psychiatry Source Type: news

Risk for Suicide Increased in Year After Cancer Diagnosis
Higher suicide rates observed for cancers with poor prognosis, including pancreatic, lung cancer (Source: The Doctors Lounge - Psychiatry)
Source: The Doctors Lounge - Psychiatry - January 7, 2019 Category: Psychiatry Tags: Oncology, Psychiatry, Journal, Source Type: news

Adults With CP at Higher Risk for Depression, Anxiety (CME/CE)
(MedPage Today) -- Association in British study driven largely by adults with CP with no co-occurring intellectual disability (Source: MedPage Today Psychiatry)
Source: MedPage Today Psychiatry - January 7, 2019 Category: Psychiatry Source Type: news

Study Raises Questions on Nuedexta Prescribing
(MedPage Today) -- Real-world data show PBA drug given mainly to dementia and Parkinson's disease patients (Source: MedPage Today Psychiatry)
Source: MedPage Today Psychiatry - January 7, 2019 Category: Psychiatry Source Type: news

Prevalence of medical and psychiatric comorbidities following traumatic brain injury - Hammond FM, Corrigan JD, Ketchum JM, Malec JF, Dams-O ʼconnor K, Hart T, Novack TA, Bogner J, Dahdah MN, Whiteneck GG.
OBJECTIVE: To examine the prevalence of selected medical and psychiatric comorbidities that existed prior to or up to 10 years following traumatic brain injury (TBI) requiring acute rehabilitation. DESIGN: Retrospective cohort. SETTING: Six TBI Mod... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - January 7, 2019 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Economics of Injury and Safety, PTSD, Injury Outcomes Source Type: news

Patients with psychiatric disorders require greater health-care resources after injury - Warnack E, Choi BH, DiMaggio C, Frangos S, Bukur M, Marshall G.
The objective of this study was to assess whether patients with comorbid psychiatric conditions admitted after traumatic injury require greater health-care resource utilization. The trauma registry of a Level 1 trauma center was used to identify all adult ... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - January 7, 2019 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Economics of Injury and Safety, PTSD, Injury Outcomes Source Type: news

Reaction to severe stress and adjustment disorders after the September 2017 earthquakes in a psychiatric emergency department in Mexico City - Fres án A, Robles-García R, Becerra-Palars C, Muñoz-Suárez MA, Rangel-Cupa O, Monroy-Cortés BG, Molina-Lopez A.
OBJECTIVE: Earthquakes may lead to a reaction to severe stress and adjustment disorders (RSSAD). On September 7, 19, and 23, 2017, Mexico was struck by many severe earthquakes. The aim of this study was to examine whether there was an increase in the numbe... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - January 7, 2019 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Disaster Preparedness Source Type: news

Listen Up! Hearing Loss Tied to Late-Life Depression
Title: Listen Up! Hearing Loss Tied to Late-Life DepressionCategory: Health NewsCreated: 1/4/2019 12:00:00 AMLast Editorial Review: 1/7/2019 12:00:00 AM (Source: MedicineNet Depression General)
Source: MedicineNet Depression General - January 7, 2019 Category: Psychiatry Source Type: news

Management of Nightmare Disorder in Adults Management of Nightmare Disorder in Adults
Review the options for nonpharmacologic and pharmacologic treatment of adult nightmare disorder as presented in a 2018 position paper by the American Academy of Sleep Medicine.U.S. Pharmacist (Source: Medscape Today Headlines)
Source: Medscape Today Headlines - January 7, 2019 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: Psychiatry Journal Article Source Type: news

Book Review: Dancing on the Tightrope
We all face challenges in life, and more often than not, we feel they are unique to our lives and unlike other peoples’ challenges. However, according to Beth Kurland, PhD, the challenges of being human are more common than we might believe. She writes, “There are five core evolutionary challenges that we all face as human beings that can take us away from living our lives most fully.” In her new book, Dancing on the Tightrope: Transcending the Habits of Your Mind & Awakening to Your Fullest Life, Kurland shows us that it is in understanding these challenges, and the habits they are characterized by, ...
Source: Psych Central - January 6, 2019 Category: Psychiatry Authors: Claire Nana Tags: Anxiety Book Reviews Disorders General Happiness Memory and Perception Mindfulness Motivation and Inspiration Personality Psychology Self-Help Stress Acceptance And Commitment Therapy beth kurland Dancing on the Tightrope Source Type: news

More Comorbidities, Lower Mortality for Holocaust Survivors
Mean age at death significantly higher for survivors versus controls (Source: The Doctors Lounge - Psychiatry)
Source: The Doctors Lounge - Psychiatry - January 5, 2019 Category: Psychiatry Tags: Internal Medicine, Psychiatry, Geriatrics, Journal, Source Type: news

Listen Up! Hearing Loss Tied to Late - Life Depression
(Source: The Doctors Lounge - Psychiatry)
Source: The Doctors Lounge - Psychiatry - January 4, 2019 Category: Psychiatry Tags: ENT, Psychiatry, Geriatrics, News, Source Type: news

Is Epilepsy Drug Use in Pregnancy Linked to ADHD?
A woman’s use of the drug during pregnancy was associated with a small but significantly increased risk of ADHD in the offspring, even after adjusting for any possible psychiatric disease, epilepsy, and other factors, researchers said. (Source: WebMD Health)
Source: WebMD Health - January 4, 2019 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Use of Common Epilepsy Drug in Pregnancy Tied to ADHD in Kids
(Source: The Doctors Lounge - Psychiatry)
Source: The Doctors Lounge - Psychiatry - January 4, 2019 Category: Psychiatry Tags: Neurology, Pediatrics, Pharmacy, Psychiatry, Obstetrics, News, Source Type: news

Morning Break: Respect = Longevity; The'Best' Diet;'Cute Aggression '
(MedPage Today) -- Health news and commentary from around the Web gathered by the MedPage Today staff (Source: MedPage Today Psychiatry)
Source: MedPage Today Psychiatry - January 4, 2019 Category: Psychiatry Source Type: news

Psychoeducational Intervention of Little Benefit in Breast Cancer
However, patients said that psychoeducational group study was important intervention for their life (Source: The Doctors Lounge - Psychiatry)
Source: The Doctors Lounge - Psychiatry - January 4, 2019 Category: Psychiatry Tags: Gynecology, Oncology, Psychiatry, Journal, Source Type: news

Opioid-Related Deaths Up Threefold in Children Opioid-Related Deaths Up Threefold in Children
Almost 9000 children and adolescents died of opioid poisoning over a recent 18-year period, a new report shows.Medscape Medical News (Source: Medscape Critical Care Headlines)
Source: Medscape Critical Care Headlines - January 4, 2019 Category: Intensive Care Tags: Psychiatry News Source Type: news

Identifying Children at Risk for Physical Aggression Identifying Children at Risk for Physical Aggression
A new study examines risk factors for children who might follow a developmental trajectory of high physical aggression.Medscape Medical News (Source: Medscape Medical News Headlines)
Source: Medscape Medical News Headlines - January 4, 2019 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: Psychiatry News Source Type: news

Medical News Today: Would you deactivate Facebook for $1,000?
In a surprising new study, researchers reveal the value of Facebook. On average, users required around $1,000 to deactivate their account for 1 year. (Source: Health News from Medical News Today)
Source: Health News from Medical News Today - January 4, 2019 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: Psychology / Psychiatry Source Type: news

Study shows the brains of people with schizophrenia-related disorders aren't all the same
(Centre for Addiction and Mental Health) A new multi-site brain imaging study in The American Journal of Psychiatry shows that sub-groups of people use their brains differently when imitating emotional faces -- a task that reflects their ability to interact socially. Interestingly, individuals with schizophrenia do not have categorically different social brain function than those without mental illness, but fall into different sub-groups that may respond to different types of treatments. These findings call into question the most common research approaches in mental health. (Source: EurekAlert! - Medicine and Health)
Source: EurekAlert! - Medicine and Health - January 4, 2019 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Source Type: news

Obsessive compulsive symptoms in youth may be a red flag for other psychological issues
(Children's Hospital of Philadelphia) Engaging in repetitive and ritualistic behaviors is part of typical child development. However, behaviors that develop into obsessive and compulsive symptoms may represent a red flag for serious psychiatric conditions. (Source: EurekAlert! - Medicine and Health)
Source: EurekAlert! - Medicine and Health - January 4, 2019 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Source Type: news

3 tips on what to do if your child is addicted to gaming: Mayo Clinic Radio Health Minute
The line between hobby and addiction is more defined after the World Health Organization began identifying gaming addiction as a mental health disorder.? In this Mayo Clinic Radio Health Minute,?Dr. Paul Croarkin, a Mayo Clinic child psychiatrist, says it's normal for kids to want to play video games, but parents should pay attention to lines [...] (Source: News from Mayo Clinic)
Source: News from Mayo Clinic - January 4, 2019 Category: Databases & Libraries Source Type: news

Fear and Suffering; Helping Hand for Quitters; Cancer Breath Test
(MedPage Today) -- News, features, and commentary about cancer-related issues (Source: MedPage Today Psychiatry)
Source: MedPage Today Psychiatry - January 3, 2019 Category: Psychiatry Source Type: news

Senate Confirms James Carroll as New Drug Czar Senate Confirms James Carroll as New Drug Czar
James W. Carroll, who has been serving as Trump's acting director for national drug control policy, is an attorney who also served in the Bush administration and worked for Ford Motor Company.Medscape Medical News (Source: Medscape Today Headlines)
Source: Medscape Today Headlines - January 3, 2019 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: Psychiatry News Source Type: news

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James W. Carroll, who has been serving as Trump's acting director for national drug control policy, is an attorney who also served in the Bush administration and worked for Ford Motor Company.Medscape Medical News (Source: Medscape Medical News Headlines)
Source: Medscape Medical News Headlines - January 3, 2019 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: Psychiatry News Source Type: news