' Z' Drugs Significantly Boost in Fracture Risk in Dementia'Z' Drugs Significantly Boost in Fracture Risk in Dementia
Zolpidem and other sedating'Z'drugs increase the overall risk for fracture by 40% and the risk for hip fracture by 59% in patients with dementia.Medscape Medical News (Source: Medscape Psychiatry Headlines)
Source: Medscape Psychiatry Headlines - July 25, 2018 Category: Psychiatry Tags: Psychiatry News Source Type: news

It ’s a Full Moon Tonight
It’s an almost universal belief among emergency medical personnel that patient volumes and patient behavior are affected by the phases of the moon. Particularly, many believe that EMS calls, ED visits, childbirth, psychiatric behavior and numerous other things increase during the full moon phase of the lunar cycle. But, is this belief true? Most will recount their personal experience with things that occurred in their life during full moons. However, as with many things, belief does not always translate into reality. For many years, the term “lunacy” was used to describe insanity and mental illness. Someo...
Source: JEMS Patient Care - July 25, 2018 Category: Emergency Medicine Authors: Bryan Bledsoe, DO, FACEP, FAEMS Tags: Patient Care Source Type: news

Synthetic Cannabinoid Cuts Agitation in Alzheimer's Disease Synthetic Cannabinoid Cuts Agitation in Alzheimer's Disease
Nabilone taken daily significantly reduced agitation and improved overall behavior in patients with moderate to severe Alzheimer's disease.Medscape Medical News (Source: Medscape Medical News Headlines)
Source: Medscape Medical News Headlines - July 25, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: Psychiatry News Source Type: news

Nabilone Effective for Easing Agitation in Alzheimer's
(MedPage Today) -- Cognition, neuropsychiatric symptoms also improved with synthetic cannabinoid (Source: MedPage Today Psychiatry)
Source: MedPage Today Psychiatry - July 25, 2018 Category: Psychiatry Source Type: news

Study Succeeds in Drawing Blacks to Enroll
(MedPage Today) -- Grassroots efforts saw increase of trial database volunteers (Source: MedPage Today Psychiatry)
Source: MedPage Today Psychiatry - July 25, 2018 Category: Psychiatry Source Type: news

Aston Hall: Dr Kenneth Milner 'would have been quizzed' for rape
Dr Kenneth Milner would have been interviewed for rape and child cruelty at a psychiatric hospital. (Source: BBC News | Health | UK Edition)
Source: BBC News | Health | UK Edition - July 25, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Antenatal depression programs cortisol stress reactivity in offspring through increased maternal inflammation and cortisol in pregnancy: the Psychiatry Research and Motherhood - Depression (PRAM-D) Study - Osborne S, Biaggi A, Chua TE, Du Preez A, Hazelgrove K, Nikkheslat N, Previti G, Zunszain PA, Conroy S, Pariante CM.
INTRODUCTION: Antenatal depression is associated with a broad range of suboptimal outcomes in offspring, although the underlying mechanisms are not yet understood. Animal studies propose inflammation and glucocorticoids as mediators of the developmental pr... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - July 25, 2018 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Ergonomics, Human Factors, Anthropometrics, Physiology Source Type: news

Predicting physically violent misconduct in prison: a comparison of four risk assessment instruments - Abbiati M, Palix J, Gasser J, Moulin V.
Violence in correctional facilities is an important issue for both prisoners and prison staff. Risk assessment instruments have demonstrated their accuracy in predicting the risk of (re) offending and institutional violence in psychiatric settings, but les... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - July 25, 2018 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Jurisprudence, Laws, Legislation, Policies, Rules Source Type: news

Prevalence of all-cause mortality and suicide among bariatric surgery cohorts: a meta-analysis - Lim RBC, Zhang MWB, Ho RCM.
INTRODUCTION: Prior meta-analysis has reported mortality rates among post-operative bariatric patients, but they have not considered psychiatric factors like suicide contributing to mortality. OBJECTIVES: The current meta-analysis aims to determine... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - July 25, 2018 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Suicide and Self-Harm Source Type: news

Aston Hall: Psychiatric doctor 'would have been quizzed' for rape
The late Dr Kenneth Milner ran a psychiatric hospital in Derbyshire where alleged abuse took place. (Source: BBC News | Health | UK Edition)
Source: BBC News | Health | UK Edition - July 25, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Investigation Sought in Minneapolis Ketamine Trials
(MedPage Today) -- Ethics of consent-less study of prehospital agitation treatment questioned (Source: MedPage Today Psychiatry)
Source: MedPage Today Psychiatry - July 25, 2018 Category: Psychiatry Source Type: news

Antidepressant prescriptions for children on the rise
Experts have linked the rise to waits for specialist mental health services. (Source: PsycPORT.com)
Source: PsycPORT.com - July 25, 2018 Category: Psychiatry Source Type: news

Doctors are trained to mass diagnose nearly everyone with depression (and put them on psychiatric drugs)
(Natural News) Health professionals will be the first to say that depression is a serious mental illness that must not be taken lightly — and yet it would appear that they themselves are guilty of doing so, relying only on a simple questionnaire created by a pharmaceutical company to arrive at a diagnosis. The PHQ-9 questionnaire... (Source: NaturalNews.com)
Source: NaturalNews.com - July 25, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Physicians and Practices Should Prepare for Emergencies
Helpful strategies include developing a plan, knowing who will implement the plan, and staying flexible (Source: The Doctors Lounge - Psychiatry)
Source: The Doctors Lounge - Psychiatry - July 25, 2018 Category: Psychiatry Tags: Cardiology, Dermatology, Endocrinology, Family Medicine, Geriatrics, Gastroenterology, Gynecology, Infections, AIDS, Internal Medicine, Allergy, Emergency Medicine, Nephrology, Neurology, Nursing, Oncology, Ophthalmology, Orthopedics, ENT, Pediatrics, Pha Source Type: news

Parents ’ Childhood Affects Their Children ’ s Behavioral Health
Adverse childhood events for parents, especially mothers, affects kids'emotional well - being (Source: The Doctors Lounge - Psychiatry)
Source: The Doctors Lounge - Psychiatry - July 25, 2018 Category: Psychiatry Tags: Family Medicine, Pediatrics, Psychiatry, Journal, Source Type: news

Treating Depression May Prevent Repeat Heart Attack
(Source: The Doctors Lounge - Psychiatry)
Source: The Doctors Lounge - Psychiatry - July 24, 2018 Category: Psychiatry Tags: Cardiology, Nursing, Psychiatry, News, Source Type: news

Video » Maternal Inflammation and Baby ’ s Brain - Claudia Buss, Ph.D.
Researchers have pinpointed effects of inflammation in a pregnant mother on her young child ’ s developing brain. (Source: National Institute of Mental Health)
Source: National Institute of Mental Health - July 24, 2018 Category: Psychiatry Authors: National Institute of Mental Health Source Type: news

Science News » Inflammation in Pregnant Moms Linked to Child ’ s Brain Development
High levels of maternal inflammation during pregnancy have been linked to effects in children, including reduced brain circuit communications and altered long-distance brain wiring at birth, poorer cognitive function at one year – and to reduced impulse control and working memory at two years. (Source: National Institute of Mental Health)
Source: National Institute of Mental Health - July 24, 2018 Category: Psychiatry Authors: Jules Asher Source Type: news

Marijuana Viewed Favorably by Most Americans (CME/CE)
(MedPage Today) -- Public view more positive than what evidence warrants, researchers say (Source: MedPage Today Psychiatry)
Source: MedPage Today Psychiatry - July 24, 2018 Category: Psychiatry Source Type: news

Sex-Adjusted Memory Test Improves Alzheimer's Diagnosis Sex-Adjusted Memory Test Improves Alzheimer's Diagnosis
Women typically score better than men on verbal memory tests, so having the same cutoff for diagnosing dementia in men and women could mask early signs of Alzheimer's disease.Medscape Medical News (Source: Medscape Medical News Headlines)
Source: Medscape Medical News Headlines - July 24, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: Psychiatry News Source Type: news

Shortfall of 100,000 Participants Hampers Alzheimer ’ s Trials Shortfall of 100,000 Participants Hampers Alzheimer ’ s Trials
A comprehensive national strategy for recruitment and participation in Alzheimer's clinical research at the local level is beginning to pay off.Medscape Medical News (Source: Medscape Medical News Headlines)
Source: Medscape Medical News Headlines - July 24, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: Psychiatry News Source Type: news

Book Review: Never Get Angry Again
What if, instead of trying to manage anger, we just never got angry? While the question may seem to contradict human nature and maybe even seem like an unrealistic proposition, what makes the difference, David J. Lieberman says, is perspective. In his new book, Never Get Angry Again: The Foolproof Way To Stay Calm and Cool In Any Conversation or Situation, Lieberman, who is also the author of Get Anyone To Do Anything and Never Be Lied To Again, explains that by recognizing the underlying reasons we get angry, we can learn how to utilize our innate neuroplasticity to rewire our brains toward a state of calm. At any given t...
Source: Psych Central - July 24, 2018 Category: Psychiatry Authors: Claire Nana Tags: Anger Anxiety Book Reviews Depression General Loneliness Psychology Self-Esteem Self-Help Anger Management Cognitive Dissonance never get angry Source Type: news

Could Suicides Rise Along With Global Temperatures?
(Source: The Doctors Lounge - Psychiatry)
Source: The Doctors Lounge - Psychiatry - July 24, 2018 Category: Psychiatry Tags: Psychiatry, Emergency Medicine, Preventive Medicine, News, Source Type: news

Childhood trauma and somatic symptoms among psychiatric outpatients: investigating the role of shame and guilt - Kealy D, Rice SM, Ogrodniczuk JS, Spidel A.
Previous research suggests a link between experiences of childhood maltreatment and adult somatic symptom distress. Contributing mechanisms, however, are not yet well understood. It is possible that shame and guilt may function as mediators in the relation... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - July 24, 2018 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Age: Adolescents Source Type: news

Ecological assessment of daily suicidal thoughts and attempts among suicidal teens after psychiatric hospitalization: lessons about feasibility and acceptability - Czyz EK, King CA, Nahum-Shani I.
This study reports on feasi... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - July 24, 2018 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Age: Adolescents Source Type: news

Adult neurogenesis and its role in brain injury and psychiatric diseases - Hayashi Y, Jinnou H, Sawamoto K, Hitoshi S.
In the adult mammalian brain, neural stem cells (NSCs) reside in two neurogenic regions, the walls of the lateral ventricles and the subgranular zone of the hippocampus, which generate new neurons for the olfactory bulb and dentate gyrus, respectively. The... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - July 24, 2018 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Economics of Injury and Safety, PTSD, Injury Outcomes Source Type: news

Exposure to suicide and suicide bereavement among women firefighters: associated suicidality and psychiatric symptoms - Hom MA, Stanley IH, Spencer-Thomas S, Joiner TE.
OBJECTIVE: To examine experiences with suicide exposure and bereavement among women firefighters. METHODS: Women firefighters (N  = 266, Mage  = 37.64y) completed self-report measures assessing their experiences with suicide exposure,... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - July 24, 2018 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Economics of Injury and Safety, PTSD, Injury Outcomes Source Type: news

Traumatic growth and psychological resilience status of female victims of violence inpatients in a district psychiatric hospital - Arabaci LB, Dikec G, Buyukbayram A, Uzunoglu G, Ozan E.
The aim of this study was to examine the traumatic mental growth and psychological resilience status of females who were receiving inpatient treatment at a district mental health hospital and had a history of being subjected to violence. One hundred-twenty... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - July 24, 2018 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Economics of Injury and Safety, PTSD, Injury Outcomes Source Type: news

Latent comorbid depression and anxiety symptoms across sex and race/ethnic subgroupings in a national epidemiologic study - Rudenstine S, Espinosa A.
The heterogeneity of mood and anxiety disorders has been widely documented and epidemiologic studies have found different prevalence rates for psychiatric disorders across subgroups (i.e. sex and race/ethnic). The current study compares the latent class st... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - July 24, 2018 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Social Etiologies and Disparities Source Type: news

HRT Started Close to Menopause Safe for Cognition
(MedPage Today) -- But older women with type 2 diabetes may see increased risk for cognitive impairment (Source: MedPage Today Psychiatry)
Source: MedPage Today Psychiatry - July 24, 2018 Category: Psychiatry Source Type: news

AI Dementia Detection; Cell Phones and Memory; Ketamine for PD?
(MedPage Today) -- News and commentary from the world of neurology and neuroscience (Source: MedPage Today Psychiatry)
Source: MedPage Today Psychiatry - July 24, 2018 Category: Psychiatry Source Type: news

Managing Opioid-Use Disorders: A Clinical Practice Guideline Managing Opioid-Use Disorders: A Clinical Practice Guideline
Dr Peter Yellowlees highlights recently published Canadian clinical practice guidelines for managing patients with opioid-use disorder, underscoring its appropriateness for non-Canadian clinicians.Medscape Psychiatry (Source: Medscape Today Headlines)
Source: Medscape Today Headlines - July 24, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: Psychiatry Commentary Source Type: news

Supportive Managers Key When a Worker Is Depressed
(Source: The Doctors Lounge - Psychiatry)
Source: The Doctors Lounge - Psychiatry - July 24, 2018 Category: Psychiatry Tags: Family Medicine, Pediatrics, Psychiatry, Preventive Medicine, News, Source Type: news

Could Pot - Linked Drug Help Ease Agitation in Alzheimer ’ s?
(Source: The Doctors Lounge - Psychiatry)
Source: The Doctors Lounge - Psychiatry - July 24, 2018 Category: Psychiatry Tags: Family Medicine, Geriatrics, Neurology, Nursing, Pediatrics, Psychiatry, Dependence, News, Source Type: news

Supportive Managers Key When a Worker Is Depressed
Title: Supportive Managers Key When a Worker Is DepressedCategory: Health NewsCreated: 7/24/2018 12:00:00 AMLast Editorial Review: 7/24/2018 12:00:00 AM (Source: MedicineNet Depression General)
Source: MedicineNet Depression General - July 24, 2018 Category: Psychiatry Source Type: news

Suicide linked to Earth's hotter climate
Study finds a strong correlation between warm weather and increased suicides. (Source: PsycPORT.com)
Source: PsycPORT.com - July 24, 2018 Category: Psychiatry Source Type: news

Areas of Higher Latitude Tied to Elevated OCD Risk Areas of Higher Latitude Tied to Elevated OCD Risk
Obsessive-compulsive disorder (OCD) is more common in individuals living in areas of high latitude, likely because of the effect of decreased sunlight on circadian rhythms, new research suggests.Medscape Medical News (Source: Medscape Internal Medicine Headlines)
Source: Medscape Internal Medicine Headlines - July 23, 2018 Category: Internal Medicine Tags: Psychiatry News Source Type: news

Reproductive History Influences Women's Dementia Risk Reproductive History Influences Women's Dementia Risk
New research points to female-specific risk and protective factors affecting brain health, with potential implications for preventive and therapeutic strategies.Medscape Medical News (Source: Medscape Neurology and Neurosurgery Headlines)
Source: Medscape Neurology and Neurosurgery Headlines - July 23, 2018 Category: Neurology Tags: Psychiatry News Source Type: news

First Prevalence Data on Dementia in Sexual Minority Seniors First Prevalence Data on Dementia in Sexual Minority Seniors
The prevalence of dementia among lesbian, gay, and bisexual persons is about the same as for heterosexuals.Medscape Medical News (Source: Medscape Medical News Headlines)
Source: Medscape Medical News Headlines - July 23, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: Psychiatry News Source Type: news

Book Review: The Intelligent Body
One of my dearest friends has struggled with chronic pain and fatigue for years. At her worst, she was sleeping roughly 20 hours a day and would still not feel refreshed. When she speaks of that time in her life, there is apparent sadness in her voice. What if there had been a resource that provided a possible way out of that vortex of darkness? Perhaps The Intelligent Body would have given her some insight into her condition and the role she played in it. Kyle L. Davies has quite the resume and experience to support the theory in his book, The Intelligent Body: Reversing Chronic Fatigue and Pain From the Inside Out. Davie...
Source: Psych Central - July 23, 2018 Category: Psychiatry Authors: Caroline Comeaux Lee Tags: Book Reviews Chronic Pain Disorders General Memory and Perception Psychology Self-Esteem Self-Help Stress deepak chopra intelligent body Source Type: news

Rare and Unusual Psychiatric Syndromes: A Primer Rare and Unusual Psychiatric Syndromes: A Primer
There are several psychiatric illnesses that, although rarely seen in clinical practice, should be identifiable by physicians. Here are just a few.Medscape Psychiatry (Source: Medscape Today Headlines)
Source: Medscape Today Headlines - July 23, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: Psychiatry Article Source Type: news

Study: App-backed intervention led to nonsignificant decrease in teen suicide attempts
Suicide attempts were less frequent, albeit nonsignificantly, among adolescents who received an inpatient suicide intervention supported in the following weeks by a specialized app, according to a new study published in The American Journal of Psychiatry. (Source: mobihealthnews)
Source: mobihealthnews - July 23, 2018 Category: Information Technology Source Type: news

Details of Montreal Cognitive Assessment Widely Publicized
Some invited readers to self - administer test; search interest in MoCA increased after Trump evaluated (Source: The Doctors Lounge - Psychiatry)
Source: The Doctors Lounge - Psychiatry - July 23, 2018 Category: Psychiatry Tags: Neurology, Psychiatry, Journal, Source Type: news

Memory and the microbiome: Scientists are discovering more and more ways gut health relates to brain health
(Natural News) Among those involved in psychiatric and neurological studies, little thought has been given to a potential relationship between the central nervous system and microorganisms. This in spite of the decades’-worth of information, which includes a potential link between the gut microbiome and behaviors and diseases of the brain. But new research presented at... (Source: NaturalNews.com)
Source: NaturalNews.com - July 23, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Morning Break: Drug Price Freezes; More Foodborne Illness? Your Brain on God
(MedPage Today) -- Health news and commentary from around the Web gathered by the MedPage Today staff (Source: MedPage Today Psychiatry)
Source: MedPage Today Psychiatry - July 23, 2018 Category: Psychiatry Source Type: news

Medical News Today: Likely to feel guilty? What does that say about you?
People who are prone to feeling guilty are likely to consider the wider impact of their actions more seriously. What implications does this have? (Source: Health News from Medical News Today)
Source: Health News from Medical News Today - July 23, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: Psychology / Psychiatry Source Type: news

#MayoClinicRadio podcast: 7/21/18
Listen: Mayo Clinic Radio 7/21/18 On the next Mayo Clinic Radio program, Dr. Angela Mattke, a pediatrician at Mayo Clinic, covers recommendations for kids and screen time, along with other pediatric health topics. Also on the program, Dr. Simon Kung, a psychiatrist at Mayo Clinic, explains how transcranial magnetic stimulation is used to treat depression. [...] (Source: News from Mayo Clinic)
Source: News from Mayo Clinic - July 23, 2018 Category: Databases & Libraries Source Type: news

Weekly News Quiz: Pollution Exercise | New Cancer Tx | FDA Biosimilars
(MedPage Today) -- Test your medical news knowledge (Source: MedPage Today Psychiatry)
Source: MedPage Today Psychiatry - July 22, 2018 Category: Psychiatry Source Type: news

Replacing vacant lots with green spaces
When researchers cleaned up vacant lots and planted grass and trees in poor neighborhoods in Philadelphia, residents' mental health improved. (Source: PsycPORT.com)
Source: PsycPORT.com - July 21, 2018 Category: Psychiatry Source Type: news

When a wife out-earns her husband
In marriages where the wife earns more than the husband, both spouses tend to misrepresent their income, a study found. (Source: PsycPORT.com)
Source: PsycPORT.com - July 21, 2018 Category: Psychiatry Source Type: news