Scientists have linked mutations in a single gene to autism in people who have a rare tumor syndrome typically diagnosed in childhood.
Some recent headlines and news stories claiming the birth control pill is linked to depression have overstated the findings of a new study and caused panic among some women. Some journalists have misinterpreted the study ...
Mothers who purchased antidepressants at least twice during pregnancy had a 37-percent increased risk of speech and/or language disorders among their offspring compared to mothers with depression and other psychiatric disorders ...
(HealthDay)—Pregnancy behaviors and certain childbirth complications may influence a child's risk of developing obsessive compulsive disorder (OCD), a new study suggests.
A range of perinatal factors appear to be associated with higher risk for children later developing obsessive compulsive disorder (OCD), according to an article published online by JAMA Psychiatry.
Aside from pesky side effects like nausea and headaches, hormonal contraceptives are generally considered quite safe and effective. But researchers Wednesday identified a heightened risk of an unintended consequence: depression.
(HealthDay)—Cannabis use may raise the risk of psychosis relapse, according to a study published online Sept. 28 in JAMA Psychiatry.
(HealthDay)—Women who use hormonal methods for birth control may have a higher risk of developing depression—and teenagers may be most vulnerable, according to a study published online Sept. 28 in JAMA Psychiatry.
Patients discharged from psychiatric hospitals had higher short-term risks of suicide if they were diagnosed with depression, schizophrenia or bipolar disorder and were not connected to a health system for care, according ...
Words in narrative hospital discharge notes may help to identify patients at high risk for suicide, according to an article published online by JAMA Psychiatry.