Effectively treating pain may help improve cognitive and functional outcomes in patients with depression.
Infection with the flu or receiving the flu vaccine during pregnancy was not linked to autism in offspring.
Varenicline and bupropion pose a lower risk of serious mental health side effects than was previously thought.
PRS presents a good tool to measure genetic loading of ADHD variants, suggesting which cases are most likely to persist.
Number of AEDs and seizure frequency also influenced depression in people with epilepsy.
Veterans with epilepsy could benefit from evidence-based chronic disease self-management programs that target physical and psychiatric comorbidities.
Overall, 26 of the 34 studies suggested a positive relationship between insomnia and depression.
Time spent on mobile phones and social media may contribute to the rise in depression.
Moderate to high levels of drinking during early pregnancy were associated with significant alterations in circulating microRNAs in maternal blood.
Studying cognition deficits during the clinical high risk period allows researchers to look at changes in the near psychotic state before chronicity and long-term medication use obscure the core deficits.
The PTSD group had changes suggestive of decreased local and global network efficiency.
Effects of fetal exposure are yet to be determined.
Nearly 80% of depressive symptoms occur within the first 6 months after TBI.
The risk is especially high in teens.
Notably, patients who had documented psychotic and psychiatric disorders were more likely to be diagnosed with a demyelinating disease.
Patients taking levetiracetam should be monitored for AIPD.
HIV-infected adults with major depressive disorder have a 30% increased risk for acute myocardial infarction.
Although PCB chemicals were banned int he 1970s, they still linger in the environment.
DNA methylation may occur as a result of poor nutrition during pregnancy.
Direct comparison of white matter tracts in schizophrenia or bipolar disorder have previously not been performed.
The rate of autism diagnosis was 11.3% for those with an older sibling with autism, and .92% for those without.
No similar association was seen in mothers who used acetaminophen after delivery, nor with paternal use.
The calculator is available freely online for use by clinicians.
Many of the sites are known to be associated with brain development.
The checklist may help identify those in the early stages of neurodegenerative disease.
The therapy is less expensive that traditional cognitive behavioral therapy.
Having schizophrenia and a length of stay of 90 days or more were the strongest predictors of polypharmacy.
Ziprasidone and quetiapine were not associated with an increase in BMI.
The 2 conditions combined produced a risk more than 3 times greater than for those without the conditions.
The authors suggest that it's "perhaps not a fair direct comparison" to note that the CDC&P estimate of community prevalence for ASD is 15 per 1000 children.
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