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Personalized prediction of depression treatment outcomes with wearables

Written by | 26 Sep 2022

Over the past several years, managing one’s mental health has become more of a priority with an increased emphasis on self-care. Depression alone affects more than 300 million […]

Daytime eating may benefit mental health

Written by | 22 Sep 2022

Beating the blues with food? A new study adds evidence that meal timing may affect mental health, including levels of depression- and anxiety-related mood. Investigators from Brigham and […]

Growth of psychiatric mental health nurse practitioners helped offset drop in psychiatrists

Written by | 14 Sep 2022

The mental health system is increasingly reliant on psychiatric mental health nurse practitioners (PMHNPs) to meet the psychiatric needs of Medicare patients, according to a new study led […]

Routine depression screening may capture underdiagnosed patient populations

Written by | 24 Aug 2022

Screening for depression at the primary care level could dramatically increase the likelihood of treatment for those who are traditionally undertreated — racial and ethnic minority individuals, older […]

Vitamin D supplementation seems to alleviate depressive symptoms in adults

Written by | 15 Aug 2022

An extensive meta-analysis suggests that vitamin D supplementation may alleviate depressive symptoms in adults with depression. Conducted by an international team of researchers, the meta-analysis includes dozens of […]

Most British COVID-19 mourners suffer PTSD symptoms, survey finds

Written by | 10 Jul 2022

More than eight out of 10 British people who are seeking support for having lost a loved one to COVID-19 reported alarming Post Traumatic Stress Disorder symptoms, new […]

Calls for mental health of both parents to be considered during the perinatal period

Written by | 30 Jun 2022

Perinatal mood disorders such as postnatal depression and perinatal anxiety, may affect both mothers and fathers simultaneously, finds a new systematic review and meta-analysis* led by UCL researchers. […]

Increased overdose and mental health risks persist two years after opioid dose reduction

Written by | 25 Jun 2022

Does dose reduction for patients on stable opioid therapy have long-term overdose and mental health risks? Researchers from the UC Davis Center for Healthcare Policy and Research examined […]

Single brain scan can diagnose Alzheimer’s disease

Written by | 21 Jun 2022

The research uses machine learning technology to look at structural features within the brain, including in regions not previously associated with Alzheimer’s. The advantage of the technique is […]

A new study shows benefits to dispatching mental health specialists in nonviolent 911 emergencies

Written by | 12 Jun 2022

As U.S. cities rethink the role of law enforcement in nonviolent 911 emergencies, new Stanford research uncovers the strongest evidence yet that dispatching mental health professionals instead of […]

Psychotherapy found to be ineffective or unavailable for medicated patients with severe depression

Written by | 8 Jun 2022

Antidepressants are the first-choice treatment for severe depression. Antidepressant use is often supplemented by psychotherapy. Now a major ongoing international study has shown that adding psychotherapy treatment to […]

Pharmacists at higher risk of suicide than general population, study finds

Written by | 20 May 2022

The pandemic put a spotlight on mental health and burnout within health care professions, but emerging research reveals these issues have been affecting health care workers for years, […]

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