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Opioids: Can a Genetic Test Identify an Addict in the Making?
(MedPage Today) -- If addiction is "hardwired" genetic tests may provide useful information (Source: MedPage Today Psychiatry)
Source: MedPage Today Psychiatry - May 29, 2016 Category: Psychiatry Source Type: news

APA Stresses Judicious Use of Antipsychotics in Dementia
Antipsychotics should be used judiciously when patients with dementia develop agitation or psychosis, according to the American Psychiatric Association’s first practice guideline on this issue, published in the American Journal of Psychiatry. (Source: Caring for the Ages)
Source: Caring for the Ages - May 28, 2016 Category: Health Management Authors: Mary Ann Moon Source Type: news

Screen time on school days and risks for psychiatric symptoms and self-harm in mainland Chinese adolescents - Liu M, Ming Q, Yi J, Wang X, Yao S.
OBJECTIVE: To investigate associations of television and of video game or non-educational computer use (VG/CU) exposure volumes in a typical school day with psychiatric symptoms and suicidal ideation/self-injurious behavior (self-harm), in mainland Chinese... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - May 28, 2016 Category: Global & Universal Tags: Age: Adolescents Source Type: news

Early life stress predicts thalamic hyperconnectivity: a transdiagnostic study of global connectivity - Philip NS, Tyrka AR, Albright SE, Sweet LH, Almeida J, Price LH, Carpenter LL.
Early life stress (ELS) is an established risk factor for psychiatric illness and is associated with altered functional connectivity within- and between intrinsic neural networks. The widespread nature of these disruptions suggests that broad imaging measu... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - May 28, 2016 Category: Global & Universal Tags: Age: Infants and Children Source Type: news

"Improving long-term psychiatric care: bring back the asylum": implications for ethnic minority individuals - Mfoafo-M’Carthy M.
This article is a response to a previous article published in The Journal of the American Medical Association (JAMA) advocating for the reintroduction of the asylum system. Despite the arguments made by the authors, this author believes that reverting to t... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - May 28, 2016 Category: Global & Universal Tags: Commentary Source Type: news

Neuroscience in forensic psychiatry: from responsibility to dangerousness. Ethical and legal implications of using neuroscience for dangerousness assessments - Gkotsi GM, Gasser J.
Neuroscientific evidence is increasingly being used in criminal trials as part of psychiatric testimony. Up to now, "neurolaw" literature remained focused on the use of neuroscience for assessments of criminal responsibility. However, in the field of foren... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - May 28, 2016 Category: Global & Universal Tags: Commentary Source Type: news

Validity of symptom reports of asylum seekers in a psychiatric hospital: a descriptive study - van der Heide D, Merckelbach H.
Our study involved three samples (N=85; N=38, and N=27) of asylum seekers in a Dutch psychiatric hospital. We looked at how often they reported severe dissociative episodes (i.e., not recognizing oneself in a mirror; seeing traumatic images in a mirror) an... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - May 28, 2016 Category: Global & Universal Tags: Economics of Injury and Safety, PTSD, Injury Outcomes Source Type: news

A review of psoriasis, therapies, and suicide - Gooderham M, Gavino-Velasco J, Clifford C, MacPherson A, Krasnoshtein F, Papp K.
Many chronic medical disorders are associated with psychiatric morbidity. Yet the psychological burden of these disorders often goes unnoticed. In dermatology, psoriasis has a higher association with psychiatric illness, including depression and suicide ri... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - May 28, 2016 Category: Global & Universal Tags: Ergonomics, Human Factors, Anthropometrics, Physiology Source Type: news

Insight and psychiatric dangerousness: a review of the literature - Bonnet S, Lacambre M, Schandrin A, Capdevielle D, Courtet P.
INTRODUCTION: Violence committed by individuals with severe mental illness has become an increasing focus of concern among clinicians, policy makers, and the general public, often as the result of tragic events. Research has shown in the past two decades a... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - May 28, 2016 Category: Global & Universal Tags: Jurisprudence, Laws, Legislation, Policies, Rules Source Type: news

Music Soothes Nervous Eye Surgery Patients
Study found those who listened to relaxing tunes before procedure needed less sedation (Source: The Doctors Lounge - Psychiatry)
Source: The Doctors Lounge - Psychiatry - May 28, 2016 Category: Psychiatry Authors: webmaster at doctorslounge.com Tags: Family Medicine, Ophthalmology, Psychiatry, Surgery, Alternative Medicine, News, Source Type: news

Morning Break: 'Superbug' in U.S.; High in the House; Spelling Bee Brains
(MedPage Today) -- Health news and commentary from around the Web, gathered by the MedPage Today staff (Source: MedPage Today Psychiatry)
Source: MedPage Today Psychiatry - May 27, 2016 Category: Psychiatry Source Type: news

Improving Drug Trials: Lessons Learned From AripiprazoleImproving Drug Trials: Lessons Learned From Aripiprazole
Dr Lieberman discusses the FDA's recent warning about the side effects of aripiprazole, what we can learn from this, and how we can better manage a new drug's uncertain potential in the future. Medscape Psychiatry (Source: Medscape Psychiatry Headlines)
Source: Medscape Psychiatry Headlines - May 27, 2016 Category: Psychiatry Tags: Psychiatry Commentary Source Type: news

Is Smoking During Pregnancy Tied to Offspring’s Schizophrenia Risk?
Scientists measured evidence of exposure in the womb and found an association, but not proof (Source: The Doctors Lounge - Psychiatry)
Source: The Doctors Lounge - Psychiatry - May 27, 2016 Category: Psychiatry Authors: webmaster at doctorslounge.com Tags: Psychiatry, Obstetrics, Preventive Medicine, News, Source Type: news

Associations between problematic gaming and psychiatric symptoms among adolescents in two samples - Sofia V, Cecilia Å, Charlotta H, Kent W N.
The aim of the present study was to investigate associations between problematic gaming and psychiatric symptoms among adolescents. Data from adolescents in the SALVe cohort, including adolescents in Västmanland who were born in 1997 and 1999 (N=1868; 103... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - May 27, 2016 Category: Global & Universal Tags: Age: Adolescents Source Type: news

Children and adolescents after child abuse and neglect: do they receive appropriate treatment? - Ganser HG, Münzer A, Plener PL, Witt A, Goldbeck L.
This study compares rates of psychiatric disorders to mental health care utilizati... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - May 27, 2016 Category: Global & Universal Tags: Age: Adolescents Source Type: news

FDA OKs Buprenorphine Implant (Probuphine) for Opioid DependenceFDA OKs Buprenorphine Implant (Probuphine) for Opioid Dependence
The new buprenorphine subdermal implant could be 'game changer' in the battle to combat opioid use disorder. FDA Approvals (Source: Medscape Psychiatry Headlines)
Source: Medscape Psychiatry Headlines - May 27, 2016 Category: Psychiatry Tags: Psychiatry News Alert Source Type: news

Back in the Senate, Rubio Tackles Drugs
(MedPage Today) -- Closing pill mills may have led to unintended consequences (Source: MedPage Today Psychiatry)
Source: MedPage Today Psychiatry - May 27, 2016 Category: Psychiatry Source Type: news

Pet Pooch May Help Ease PTSD in Veterans
Dogs also helped reduce depression and loneliness, researchers found (Source: The Doctors Lounge - Psychiatry)
Source: The Doctors Lounge - Psychiatry - May 27, 2016 Category: Psychiatry Authors: webmaster at doctorslounge.com Tags: Family Medicine, Psychiatry, News, Source Type: news

Making ER Referrals a Little More Real
(MedPage Today) -- Many of the referrals made never end up happening, says Edwin Leap, MD (Source: MedPage Today Psychiatry)
Source: MedPage Today Psychiatry - May 26, 2016 Category: Psychiatry Source Type: news

New 'Brain Food' Scale Flags Best Nutrients for DepressionNew 'Brain Food' Scale Flags Best Nutrients for Depression
Researchers zero in on animal- and plant-based foods that best protect against depression. Medscape Medical News (Source: Medscape Medical News Headlines)
Source: Medscape Medical News Headlines - May 26, 2016 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: Psychiatry News Source Type: news

Fully-Integrated EMS Psychotrauma Unit Inaugurated in Israel
Jerusalem, May 26th, 2016 - United Hatzalah held a graduation and inauguration ceremony for its new psychotrauma unit on Sunday evening in the Netzach Yisrael Synagogue in Rehavia. The culmination ceremony not only inaugurated the new unit into United Hatzalah, but also celebrated the dedication of the new psychotrauma volunteers and teachers, many of whom are also volunteer medics, paramedics, and doctors with the organization. The psychotrauma unit is one of the first of its kind in the world and will be providing psychological first aid for some of the most traumatic calls that the Emergency Medical Services organi...
Source: JEMS: Journal of Emergency Medical Services News - May 26, 2016 Category: Emergency Medicine Tags: Major Incidents Industry News Source Type: news

Medical News Today: Psychiatric disorders more common among workaholics, study finds
A new study found symptoms of OCD, ADHD, anxiety, and depression were much more common among adults who met the criteria for workaholism. (Source: Health News from Medical News Today)
Source: Health News from Medical News Today - May 26, 2016 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: Psychology / Psychiatry Source Type: news

Antipsychotic-Related Metabolic Testing Falls Far ShortAntipsychotic-Related Metabolic Testing Falls Far Short
Although rates of annual glucose testing among adults prescribed antipsychotics are high, fewer than half of patients undergo lipid testing, an analysis of Medicaid data suggests. Medscape Medical News (Source: Medscape Medical News Headlines)
Source: Medscape Medical News Headlines - May 26, 2016 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: Psychiatry News Source Type: news

Mindfulness Therapy May Prevent Depression RelapseMindfulness Therapy May Prevent Depression Relapse
Mindfulness-based cognitive therapy substantially reduces the risk for relapse in patients with recurrent depression, a new meta-analysis confirms. Medscape Medical News (Source: Medscape Psychiatry Headlines)
Source: Medscape Psychiatry Headlines - May 26, 2016 Category: Psychiatry Tags: Psychiatry News Source Type: news

Multiple Suicide Attempts a Marker for Impaired FunctionalityMultiple Suicide Attempts a Marker for Impaired Functionality
Patients who repeatedly attempt suicide have high levels of psychopathology, need close evaluation and follow-up, and should not be dismissed as not 'being serious' about wanting to die. Medscape Medical News (Source: Medscape Psychiatry Headlines)
Source: Medscape Psychiatry Headlines - May 26, 2016 Category: Psychiatry Tags: Psychiatry News Source Type: news

Exam stress linked to teen suicide
Conclusion Any death in a child or teenager is devastating for friends and family, but suicide is perhaps especially hard to bear. Thankfully, it is uncommon – young people are less likely to take their lives than older people. There are about 4.4 deaths for every 100,000 people among 15 to 19-year-olds, compared with 15.1 for every 100,000 people aged 40 to 44. However, because young people are also less likely to die of other causes, suicide among young people is a leading cause of death in this age group. Better understanding of the stresses that can lead to suicide are crucial for helping avert these deaths. It is...
Source: NHS News Feed - May 26, 2016 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: Mental health Pregnancy/child Source Type: news

Health Services, GP Detection of Suicidality Prior to SuicideHealth Services, GP Detection of Suicidality Prior to Suicide
Most people who die by suicide have been in contact with primary care within 12 months prior to death. Are primary care providers failing to recognize signs of suicidality in their patients? BMC Psychiatry (Source: Medscape Today Headlines)
Source: Medscape Today Headlines - May 26, 2016 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: Psychiatry Journal Article Source Type: news

Meeting Summary » Analyzing and Using RDoC Data in Your Research
On May 10, 2016 the NIMH Research Domain Criteria (RDoC) Unit hosted a webinar about using and analyzing RDoC data in research. (Source: National Institute of Mental Health)
Source: National Institute of Mental Health - May 26, 2016 Category: Psychiatry Authors: National Institute of Mental Health Source Type: news

Tough Economy, Alcohol Fuels Suicide Risk in Men: Study
But similar link not seen for women (Source: Fertility News - Doctors Lounge)
Source: Fertility News - Doctors Lounge - May 26, 2016 Category: Reproduction Medicine Authors: webmaster at doctorslounge.com Tags: Family Medicine, Psychiatry, Dependence, Reproductive Medicine, Preventive Medicine, News, Source Type: news

Fewer U.S. Kids Die From Abusive Head Trauma: CDC
Parent training helps prevent shaken baby syndrome, other forms of violence, experts agree (Source: The Doctors Lounge - Psychiatry)
Source: The Doctors Lounge - Psychiatry - May 26, 2016 Category: Psychiatry Authors: webmaster at doctorslounge.com Tags: Pediatrics, Psychiatry, News, Source Type: news

A workaholic is at greater risk of ADHD, OCD, anxiety and depression, experts warn 
Norwegian scientists say taking work to the extreme could be a sign of deeper psychological or emotional issues, leaving people prone to ADHD, OCD, anxiety, depression and other psychiatric illnesses. (Source: the Mail online | Health)
Source: the Mail online | Health - May 25, 2016 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Health and Technology: What You Should Know
We are pioneers in a new world -- the digital world. As we seek to plant flags on new tech summits, it is important to be aware of the health risks involved in navigating this unknown and rocky terrain. Technology-induced accidents notwithstanding, the gadgets have already produced a variety of physical and mental maladies among the general public, which have been unknown or hitherto restricted to specific occupations. Living and working in the digital world entails long hours of sitting in one position, and requires movement of no part of the body other than the fingers. Such sedentary lifestyle is known to cause metab...
Source: Healthy Living - The Huffington Post - May 25, 2016 Category: Consumer Health Advice Source Type: news

New Delirium Test May Be Simpler, More AccurateNew Delirium Test May Be Simpler, More Accurate
The Stanford Proxy Test for Delirium could potentially provide a more accurate assessment of patient symptoms and enhance recognition and treatment of delirium. Medscape Medical News (Source: Medscape Psychiatry Headlines)
Source: Medscape Psychiatry Headlines - May 25, 2016 Category: Psychiatry Tags: Psychiatry News Source Type: news

Functional imaging of sensorimotor circuits in behaving zebrafish
This Department of Developmental Neurobiology Seminar will be presented by Dr Michael Orger and hosted by Martin Meyer. (Source: Institute of Psychiatry | Events)
Source: Institute of Psychiatry | Events - May 25, 2016 Category: Psychiatry Source Type: news

Regulation of Structural Synaptic Plasticity by Metabolic Reactive Oxygen Species
This Department of Developmental Neurobiology Seminar will be presented by Dr Matthias Landgraf and hosted by Sinziana Pop. (Source: Institute of Psychiatry | Events)
Source: Institute of Psychiatry | Events - May 25, 2016 Category: Psychiatry Source Type: news