In a clinical practice guideline, updated recommendations are presented for the evaluation and management of attention-deficit/hyperactivity disorder (ADHD) in children.
Some nutrient supplements may be beneficial as adjunctive treatment for common mental health condition.
Maternal paracetamol use during 18 to 32 weeks of gestation is associated with a higher risk for attention problems and hyperactivity in children 42 to 47 months of age.
Cirrhosis and chronic liver disease are endemic in the veteran population. These conditions — often associated with alcohol and substance use or obesity — can be exacer-bated by posttraumatic stress disorder (PTSD). In turn, PTSD is often linked with great-er mortality from chronic liver disease.
Researchers analyzed the clinical features and outcomes of infections in the central nervous system (CNS) in patients with systemic lupus erythematosus (SLE) and created a simplified scoring system to differentiate CNS infections from neuropsychiatric SLE.
The association between disease activity and emotional processing biases may play a role in the higher rates of depression in patients with inflammatory bowel disease.
The Food and Drug Administration (FDA) has granted Fast Track designation to ecopipam (Emalex Biosciences), an investigational agent for the treatment of Tourette syndrome (TS).
Current guidelines include recommendations on how to prescribe methylphenidate, but lack of recommendations regarding the long-term use of the drug.
In both cohorts, the risk for neuropsychiatric disease increased in children with poorly controlled asthma.
Transcranial magnetic stimulation (TMS) uses magnetic fields to stimulate nerve cells in the brain.