Spasticity Drug Cuts Alcohol Consumption in High-Risk Drinkers

23Jun
2017

Spasticity Drug Cuts Alcohol Consumption in High-Risk Drinkers – Medscape (free registration required)

Unpublished results, presented at the 13th World Congress of Biological Psychiatry, suggesting baclofen is an effective alternative for high-risk alcohol consumption.

 

Co-morbid OSA and insomnia increases depression prevalence and severity in men

23Jun
2017

Why are doctors killing themselves

19Jun
2017

Social media and mental health

16Jun
2017

Doctors are prone to burn-out and depression. We need to take care

16Jun
2017

Lithium Markedly Cuts Hospital Readmission in Depression

16Jun
2017

Real-World Effectiveness of Antipsychotic Treatments

15Jun
2017

Real-World Effectiveness of Antipsychotic Treatments in a Nationwide Cohort of 29 823 Patients With Schizophrenia – JAMA Internal Medicine(link to abstract – $ for full-text)

Commentaries: Oral clozapine, long-acting injectables tied to lower relapse risk in schizophrenia – Clinical Psychiatry News (free registration required) AND Long-Acting Antipsychotics Tied to Superior Outcomes – Medscape (free registration required)

“The risk of rehospitalization is about 20% to 30% lower during long-acting injectable treatments compared with equivalent oral formulations”

 

More Treatments on Deck for Alcohol Use Disorder

14Jun
2017

Medical News & Perspectives: More Treatments on Deck for Alcohol Use Disorder – JAMA (free)

 

Guidelines for the recognition and management of mixed depression

13Jun
2017

Moderate alcohol consumption as risk factor for adverse brain outcomes and cognitive decline

8Jun
2017

Prenatal antidepressant use and risk of attention-deficit/hyperactivity disorder in offspring

7Jun
2017

Appropriate Use of Drug Testing in Clinical Addiction Medicine

4Jun
2017

The high cost of childhood disruptive behavior disorders

4Jun
2017

Growing use of smart drugs by students could be a recipe for disaster

1Jun
2017

Growing use of smart drugs by students could be a recipe for disaster – The Conversation (free)

“Students used to take drugs to get high. Now they take them to get higher grades” (RT @ConversationUK see Tweet)

 

Eating disorders: recognition and treatment

26May
2017

Position Paper – Prevention and Treatment of Substance Use Disorders

19May
2017

Socioeconomic status as an effect modifier of alcohol consumption and harm

12May
2017

Mortality risk during and after opioid substitution treatment

28Apr
2017

Spend a Dollar on Drug Treatment, and Save More on Crime Reduction

25Apr
2017

Why Physician Burnout Is Endemic, and How Health Care Must Respond

24Apr
2017

Survey and commentaries: Why Physician Burnout Is Endemic, and How Health Care Must Respond – NEJM Catalyst (free)

Increased in clerical burden seems to be one of the leading causes, heavily influenced by expanded and more comprehensive use of electronic health records. More on the burden of administrative tasks in healthcare in our April 21 issue, see #5.

 

Alcohol-use disorders: diagnosis and management of physical complications

20Apr
2017

Association of Facebook Use With Compromised Well-Being

17Apr
2017

Screening for Adult Attention-Deficit/Hyperactivity Disorder?

10Apr
2017

Antipsychotics May Boost Respiratory Failure Risk in COPD – MedPage Today

7Apr
2017

Cancer patients have 55% greater risk of suicide

6Apr
2017

Attention-Deficit/Hyperactivity Disorder

5Apr
2017

“Depression: let’s talk” says WHO

2Jun
2017

Press release: “Depression: let’s talk” says WHO, as depression tops list of causes of ill health – World Health Organization (free)

See also: Depression: let’s talk – WHO campaign (free) AND Depression updated factsheet (free) AND Depression and Other Common Mental Disorders: Global Health Estimates (free)

Depression is now the leading cause of ill health and disability worldwide, according to The World Health Organization.

 

Mental health of adults in contact with the criminal justice system

31Mar
2017

Prevention and Treatment of Substance Use Disorders

29Mar
2017

Alcohol and cardiovascular disease

27Mar
2017
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