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Social Stigma May Negatively Impact Treatment Adherence in Schizophrenia

Social Stigma May Negatively Impact Treatment Adherence in Schizophrenia

Poor adherence to antipsychotic treatment in schizophrenia may be attributable to socially negative representations of schizophrenia.

Gender Differences in Depression Evident in Early Adolescence

Gender Differences in Depression Evident in Early Adolescence

Overall, depression affects significantly more women than men.

Polypharmacy in Schizophrenia May Have Adverse Effect on Cognition

Polypharmacy in Schizophrenia May Have Adverse Effect on Cognition

Patients with schizophrenia, schizoaffective disorder, and psychotic bipolar disorder were examined for anticholinergic burden.

Strategies for Treating Benzodiazepine Dependence

Strategies for Treating Benzodiazepine Dependence

Prescriptions for benzodiazepine lasting 2-3 months or more and marked dose increases should be avoided.

Depression, Schizophrenia Identified With Objective Blood Biomarker

Depression, Schizophrenia Identified With Objective Blood Biomarker

NMDA receptor signaling is increased in patients with depression and reduced in those with schizophrenia.

ADHD Associated with Delays in Subcortical Brain Volume Maturation

ADHD Associated with Delays in Subcortical Brain Volume Maturation

Significant differences in volume were apparent in the amygdala, caudate, hippocampus, and putamen.

Online Cognitive Behavioral Therapy Effective for Depression

Online Cognitive Behavioral Therapy Effective for Depression

Self-guided iCBT was more effective for depressive symptom severity and treatment response.

Collaborative Approach More Effective for Geriatric Depression

Collaborative Approach More Effective for Geriatric Depression

Among older adults with subthreshold depression, collaborative care was linked to a decrease in PHQ-9 scores.

Drug Use Affecting Central Nervous System Increasing Among Seniors

Drug Use Affecting Central Nervous System Increasing Among Seniors

Nearly half of seniors taking these drug combinations didn't have a formal diagnosis of a mental health condition, insomnia, or pain condition.

Mediterranean Diet Associated With Lower Risk of ADHD

Mediterranean Diet Associated With Lower Risk of ADHD

Children with medium to low adherence to the diet had a 3 to 7 times greater risk of ADHD.

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