Less Sleep, More Risky Behavior in Teens
(MedPage Today) -- Dose-dependent association suggested between sleep duration, unsafe behavior (Source: MedPage Today Psychiatry)
Source: MedPage Today Psychiatry - October 1, 2018 Category: Psychiatry Source Type: news

Less Recreational Screen Time Tied to Better Cognition in Kids Less Recreational Screen Time Tied to Better Cognition in Kids
A new study suggests that excess recreational screen time may have a deleterious effect on cognitive development, in addition to leading to less sleep and physical activity.Medscape Medical News (Source: Medscape Medical News Headlines)
Source: Medscape Medical News Headlines - October 1, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: Psychiatry News Source Type: news

Death Rates for Young Americans Drop, But Still Too High
(Source: The Doctors Lounge - Psychiatry)
Source: The Doctors Lounge - Psychiatry - October 1, 2018 Category: Psychiatry Tags: Family Medicine, Pediatrics, Psychiatry, Dependence, News, Source Type: news

Sleepy Teens More Prone to Drug Use, Suicide Attempts
(Source: The Doctors Lounge - Psychiatry)
Source: The Doctors Lounge - Psychiatry - October 1, 2018 Category: Psychiatry Tags: Neurology, Pediatrics, Psychiatry, Dependence, News, Source Type: news

Mental Health Disparities ID ’ d Among Students of Color
Variation in symptom prevalence across race, ethnicity; treatment use lower in students of color (Source: The Doctors Lounge - Psychiatry)
Source: The Doctors Lounge - Psychiatry - October 1, 2018 Category: Psychiatry Tags: Family Medicine, Internal Medicine, Nursing, Pediatrics, Psychiatry, Journal, Source Type: news

More Non - Elderly Americans Uninsured in 2017 Versus 2016
More than 700,000 Americans uninsured in 2017 versus 2016, despite broad economic improvement (Source: The Doctors Lounge - Psychiatry)
Source: The Doctors Lounge - Psychiatry - October 1, 2018 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

The confidence gap for girls
Between the ages of 8 and 14, girls ’ confidence levels fall by 30 percent. (Source: PsycPORT.com)
Source: PsycPORT.com - October 1, 2018 Category: Psychiatry Source Type: news

3 Ways to Tame Food Temptations
(Source: The Doctors Lounge - Psychiatry)
Source: The Doctors Lounge - Psychiatry - October 1, 2018 Category: Psychiatry Tags: Pediatrics, Psychiatry, Nutrition, News, Source Type: news

Medical News Today: What's the link between brain fog and rheumatoid arthritis?
Brain fog is a less well-known symptom of rheumatoid arthritis (RA). People with RA may have difficulty concentrating, or they may have memory problems. Learn about the link between RA and brain fog here. (Source: Health News from Medical News Today)
Source: Health News from Medical News Today - October 1, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: Psychology / Psychiatry Source Type: news

September 2018 Briefing - Psychiatry
(Source: The Doctors Lounge - Psychiatry)
Source: The Doctors Lounge - Psychiatry - October 1, 2018 Category: Psychiatry Tags: Psychiatry, Monthly Briefing, Source Type: news

Medical News Today: What lies at the dark core of the human psyche?
At the bottom of all negative personality traits, there is the same driving factor, some researchers argue. A new study explains what this " dark core " is. (Source: Health News from Medical News Today)
Source: Health News from Medical News Today - September 30, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: Psychology / Psychiatry Source Type: news

Physicians Often Don ’ t Address Their Burnout
Same traits that help doctors excel at their jobs make them more likely to experience burnout (Source: The Doctors Lounge - Psychiatry)
Source: The Doctors Lounge - Psychiatry - September 29, 2018 Category: Psychiatry Tags: Cardiology, Dermatology, Endocrinology, Family Medicine, Geriatrics, Gastroenterology, Gynecology, Infections, AIDS, Internal Medicine, Allergy, Critical Care, Emergency Medicine, Nephrology, Neurology, Oncology, Ophthalmology, Orthopedics, ENT, Pathology Source Type: news

Just Witnessing School Violence Can Leave Psychic Scars
(Source: The Doctors Lounge - Psychiatry)
Source: The Doctors Lounge - Psychiatry - September 28, 2018 Category: Psychiatry Tags: Family Medicine, Pediatrics, Psychiatry, Dependence, Preventive Medicine, News, Source Type: news

Racial Bias Can Take Toll on Minority Medical Residents
(Source: The Doctors Lounge - Psychiatry)
Source: The Doctors Lounge - Psychiatry - September 28, 2018 Category: Psychiatry Tags: Family Medicine, Pediatrics, Psychiatry, Research, Preventive Medicine, News, Source Type: news

More Evidence Links Mediterranean Diet to Less Depression More Evidence Links Mediterranean Diet to Less Depression
A new systematic review and meta-analysis suggest that following a plant-rich Mediterranean diet and eating foods that don't promote inflammation reduce risk for depression.Medscape Medical News (Source: Medscape Medical News Headlines)
Source: Medscape Medical News Headlines - September 28, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: Psychiatry News Source Type: news

Peer support tied to fewer repeat mental health hospitalizations
(Reuters Health) - Adults who have been hospitalized for psychiatric problems may be less likely to be readmitted when they get support from other patients who went through similar experiences, a UK study suggests. (Source: Reuters: Health)
Source: Reuters: Health - September 28, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: healthNews Source Type: news

For Many With MS, Well - Being Increases With Age
(Source: The Doctors Lounge - Psychiatry)
Source: The Doctors Lounge - Psychiatry - September 28, 2018 Category: Psychiatry Tags: Neurology, Psychiatry, Geriatrics, News, Source Type: news

‘ Hangry ’ May Be More Than Just a State of Mind
(Source: The Doctors Lounge - Psychiatry)
Source: The Doctors Lounge - Psychiatry - September 28, 2018 Category: Psychiatry Tags: Psychiatry, Nutrition, News, Source Type: news

Business Degree Increasingly Useful for Doctors
With increased focus on value, business analysis skills sought after (Source: The Doctors Lounge - Psychiatry)
Source: The Doctors Lounge - Psychiatry - September 28, 2018 Category: Psychiatry Tags: Cardiology, Dermatology, Endocrinology, Family Medicine, Geriatrics, Gastroenterology, Gynecology, Infections, AIDS, Internal Medicine, Allergy, Critical Care, Emergency Medicine, Nephrology, Neurology, Oncology, Ophthalmology, Orthopedics, ENT, Pathology Source Type: news

Experimental study finds the velvet bean to be a promising natural treatment for depression
(Natural News) Many patients diagnosed with Parkinson’s disease develop one form or another of depression. These mood disturbances influence many other aspects of the disease. Apart from the inherent emotional distress brought about by depression, the mental illness can contribute to motor and cognitive decline, functional disability, and other psychiatric comorbidities associated with parkinsonism. Unfortunately,... (Source: NaturalNews.com)
Source: NaturalNews.com - September 27, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Transgender Teens at Significant Risk for Suicide Transgender Teens at Significant Risk for Suicide
Over half of teens transitioning from female to male have attempted suicide, making them at higher risk for suicide than other transgender groups or teens, a new study reports.Medscape Medical News (Source: Medscape Medical News Headlines)
Source: Medscape Medical News Headlines - September 27, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: Psychiatry News Source Type: news

WHO Reports 3 Million Alcohol-Related Deaths in 2016 WHO Reports 3 Million Alcohol-Related Deaths in 2016
The WHO's new report paints a troubling picture of global trends in alcohol consumption and related health and social effects -- and identifies policies to reduce this impact.Medscape Medical News (Source: Medscape Medical News Headlines)
Source: Medscape Medical News Headlines - September 27, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: Psychiatry News Source Type: news

Depression Tied to Arthritis Pain Depression Tied to Arthritis Pain
Depressed individuals over age 50 should be screened for arthritis pain because the two conditions often occur together, worsening mental and physical health outcomes, researchers say.Reuters Health Information (Source: Medscape Medical News Headlines)
Source: Medscape Medical News Headlines - September 27, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: Psychiatry News Source Type: news

Practices Should Set Rules for Staff Social Media Use
Staff social media accounts should be strictly personal, with no info about patients or employees (Source: The Doctors Lounge - Psychiatry)
Source: The Doctors Lounge - Psychiatry - September 27, 2018 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

What ’ s Your Savings Personality?
(Source: The Doctors Lounge - Psychiatry)
Source: The Doctors Lounge - Psychiatry - September 27, 2018 Category: Psychiatry Tags: Family Medicine, Geriatrics, Pediatrics, Psychiatry, News, Source Type: news

Medical News Today: How does being busy affect your lifestyle choices?
New research has found that the busier a person is, the more likely they are to make better, more healthful choices, including diet, exercise, and money. (Source: Health News from Medical News Today)
Source: Health News from Medical News Today - September 27, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: Psychology / Psychiatry Source Type: news

Burnout, Career Choice Regret Prevalent in U.S. Residents
Considerable variation according to specialty for both burnout symptoms, career choice regret (Source: The Doctors Lounge - Psychiatry)
Source: The Doctors Lounge - Psychiatry - September 27, 2018 Category: Psychiatry Tags: Cardiology, Dermatology, Endocrinology, Family Medicine, Geriatrics, Gastroenterology, Gynecology, Infections, AIDS, Internal Medicine, Allergy, Critical Care, Emergency Medicine, Nephrology, Neurology, Oncology, Ophthalmology, Orthopedics, ENT, Pathology Source Type: news

Childhood Poverty Can Affect Cognitive Skills in Old Age
Adverse childhood socioeconomic position linked to lower level of cognitive performance in older age (Source: The Doctors Lounge - Psychiatry)
Source: The Doctors Lounge - Psychiatry - September 27, 2018 Category: Psychiatry Tags: Family Medicine, Geriatrics, Neurology, Pediatrics, Psychiatry, Journal, Source Type: news

Lower Levels of Depression, Higher QOL for Older MS Patients
Individuals aged 55 to 65 years have less severe depressive symptoms, better physical QOL (Source: The Doctors Lounge - Psychiatry)
Source: The Doctors Lounge - Psychiatry - September 26, 2018 Category: Psychiatry Tags: Neurology, Psychiatry, Journal, Source Type: news

Advocate: Changes needed at state-run center after suicide
Connecticut's child advocate is calling for safety and care improvements at a state-run psychiatric treatment center for children, after the suicide of a pregnant teenager and seven other suicide attempts within the past year (Source: ABC News: Health)
Source: ABC News: Health - September 26, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: Health Source Type: news

Education Can Up Emotional Intelligence in Residents
Increase in total EI median scores, stress management composite score after intervention (Source: The Doctors Lounge - Psychiatry)
Source: The Doctors Lounge - Psychiatry - September 26, 2018 Category: Psychiatry Tags: Family Medicine, Internal Medicine, Pediatrics, Psychiatry, Journal, Source Type: news

Book Review: Ethics Challenges in Forensic Psychiatry & Psychology
I used to work at a community mental health center. A client could be there totally on his or her own (which was the exception) or could have been referred by any of the following, and sometimes by more than one: state probation and parole (which sometimes included out-of-state referrals), community corrections local probation, federal probation and parole, DUI and drug possession probation, child protective services, adult protective services, juvenile probation, direct referral from various court systems, special justice ordered outpatient care in lieu of inpatient hospitalization, etc. The referral could include an eva...
Source: Psych Central - September 25, 2018 Category: Psychiatry Authors: Stan Rockwell, PsyD Tags: Book Reviews Caregivers Children and Teens Disorders Dual Diagnosis Education Ethics & Morality Family General Medications Policy and Advocacy Professional Psychiatry Psychological Assessment Psychology Psychotherapy Treatm Source Type: news

Physician - Group ACOs Generate Medicare Savings
Savings grow with longer participation and are significantly higher than hospital - integrated ACOs (Source: The Doctors Lounge - Psychiatry)
Source: The Doctors Lounge - Psychiatry - September 25, 2018 Category: Psychiatry Tags: Cardiology, Dermatology, Endocrinology, Family Medicine, Geriatrics, Gastroenterology, Gynecology, Infections, AIDS, Internal Medicine, Allergy, Critical Care, Emergency Medicine, Nephrology, Neurology, Oncology, Ophthalmology, Orthopedics, ENT, Pathology Source Type: news

In 2016, Proportion of Uninsured Americans Down to 10 Percent
Larger reductions in uninsured rate in Medicaid expansion states, from 15.3 to 7.6 percent (Source: The Doctors Lounge - Psychiatry)
Source: The Doctors Lounge - Psychiatry - September 25, 2018 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

High - Risk Anticholinergics Prescribed to 6 Percent of Elderly
Correlates of receiving prescription include female sex, specific physician specialty, geographic region (Source: The Doctors Lounge - Psychiatry)
Source: The Doctors Lounge - Psychiatry - September 25, 2018 Category: Psychiatry Tags: Neurology, Pharmacy, Psychiatry, Urology, Geriatrics, Allergy, Journal, Source Type: news

Facebook Program Doesn ’ t Up Smoking Abstinence at One Year
But, intervention engaged young adults, increased abstinence at end of three - month treatment (Source: The Doctors Lounge - Psychiatry)
Source: The Doctors Lounge - Psychiatry - September 25, 2018 Category: Psychiatry Tags: Family Medicine, Psychiatry, Pulmonology, Journal, Source Type: news

National Academy of Medicine Announces Recipients of Awards for Outstanding Achievements in Improving Mental Health and Advancing Health Care
The National Academy of Medicine today awarded the 2018 Rhoda and Bernard Sarnat International Prize in Mental Health to Kenneth Wells for developing quality and outcomes approaches to psychiatry and mental health, fostering a generation of clinical investigators and mental health system leaders, and championing partnered, participatory research to advance equity for under-resourced populations. For his pioneering role in national health policy and health services research, NAM also awarded the 2018 Gustav O. Lienhard Award for Advancement of Health Care to Stuart Altman, Sol C. Chaikin Professor of National Health Policy ...
Source: News from the National Academies - September 25, 2018 Category: Science Source Type: news

Depression Tied to Double the Risk for Lupus in Women Depression Tied to Double the Risk for Lupus in Women
A new study adds to the growing evidence that depression may be a causal risk factor for autoimmune disease.Medscape Medical News (Source: Medscape Medical News Headlines)
Source: Medscape Medical News Headlines - September 25, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: Psychiatry News Source Type: news

Gender Nonconformity Linked to Students ’ Mental Distress
For male students, gender nonconformity strongly associated with substance use (Source: The Doctors Lounge - Psychiatry)
Source: The Doctors Lounge - Psychiatry - September 25, 2018 Category: Psychiatry Tags: Family Medicine, Pediatrics, Psychiatry, Emergency Medicine, Journal, Source Type: news

Prenatal, Postnatal Homelessness Tied to Poor Health in Children
Those who were homeless prenatally and postnatally at highest risk for hospitalizations (Source: The Doctors Lounge - Psychiatry)
Source: The Doctors Lounge - Psychiatry - September 24, 2018 Category: Psychiatry Tags: Family Medicine, Nursing, Pediatrics, Psychiatry, Journal, Source Type: news

Mortality for Unintentional Drug Poisonings Up Since 1979
Trajectory of overall mortality rate smooth; no exponential trajectories in rates for individual drugs (Source: The Doctors Lounge - Psychiatry)
Source: The Doctors Lounge - Psychiatry - September 24, 2018 Category: Psychiatry Tags: Family Medicine, Internal Medicine, Emergency Medicine, Pharmacy, Psychiatry, Anesthesiology & amp; Pain, Journal, Source Type: news

Thinking of Others Makes Healthy Choices Easier
(Source: The Doctors Lounge - Psychiatry)
Source: The Doctors Lounge - Psychiatry - September 24, 2018 Category: Psychiatry Tags: Pediatrics, Psychiatry, Reproductive Medicine, Sports Medicine, Nutrition, News, Source Type: news

trazodone (Desyrel - discontinued brand)
Title: trazodone (Desyrel - discontinued brand)Category: MedicationsCreated: 3/26/1998 12:00:00 AMLast Editorial Review: 9/24/2018 12:00:00 AM (Source: MedicineNet Depression General)
Source: MedicineNet Depression General - September 24, 2018 Category: Psychiatry Source Type: news

Opportunities to Prevent Opioid Overdose Deaths Opportunities to Prevent Opioid Overdose Deaths
Are we missing opportunities to prevent opioid overdose deaths by administration of naloxone? The data in this report can be used to better inform response programs related to opioid overdose deaths.Morbidity & Mortality Weekly Report (Source: Medscape Today Headlines)
Source: Medscape Today Headlines - September 24, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: Psychiatry Journal Article Source Type: news

Book Review: Understanding Antidepressants
One in five Americans will have a major depressive episode in their lives and many will seek help from a mental health provider, which may include treatment with medication. As with all medication, there is no one-size-fits-all treatment plan when it comes to antidepressants. The terminology alone is confusing. There are SSRIs, tricyclics, and other drugs that have off-label uses. For those who take antidepressants, it is a challenge to find the right one. Some work better than others for individuals, and family members may not understand why it is difficult to find something that “works.” In Understanding Anti...
Source: Psych Central - September 23, 2018 Category: Psychiatry Authors: Tina Arnoldi Tags: Antidepressants Book Reviews Depression Disorders General Medications Psychology Treatment book on antidepressants understanding antidepressants Source Type: news

Improve memory and mood with curcumin: Study finds it boosts cognitive function in those with mild, age-related memory loss
(Natural News) Rejoice, curry lovers: Turmeric, a staple in yellow curry in India and Thailand, is not only delicious, but it also improves memory and prevents neurodegenerative diseases in later years, according to researchers from the University of California, Los Angeles (UCLA). The double-blind study, which was published in the American Journal of Geriatric Psychiatry, looked at... (Source: NaturalNews.com)
Source: NaturalNews.com - September 23, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Clinician response to a child who completes suicide - Al-Mateen CS, Jones K, Linker J, O'Keefe D, Cimolai V.
Although suicide is a leading cause of death for children and adolescents, there is a dearth of literature on clinician responses to suicides in that age group. However, most psychiatrists experience the death of a patient by suicide, with resulting grief ... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - September 22, 2018 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Age: Adolescents Source Type: news

Assisting the school in responding to a suicide death: what every psychiatrist should  know - Aron EJ, Bostic JQ, Grumet JG, Jacobson S.
When a child or adolescent dies by suicide, many individuals are affected, most of whom are attending school. Child and adolescent psychiatrists can be called on during the wake of such tragic events in order to help schools navigate the difficult tasks fo... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - September 22, 2018 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Age: Adolescents Source Type: news

Opioid Fight Needs Better Physician Payment, Education
(MedPage Today) -- Workshop speakers highlight efforts addressing barriers (Source: MedPage Today Psychiatry)
Source: MedPage Today Psychiatry - September 22, 2018 Category: Psychiatry Source Type: news

Suicide by a psychiatry resident - reflection and postvention - Braam AW, Tijdink DWGM.
BACKGROUND: After the suicide of a psychiatry resident, the coordinators of her trainee program had to face several questions. AIM: To articulate some of the main questions and to describe our course of action as a way of 'suicide postvention'. M... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - September 21, 2018 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Commentary Source Type: news