Diabetes

High HbA1c after T1DM diagnosis predicts psychiatric comorbidity

(HealthDay)—High average glycated hemoglobin (HbA1c) levels during the first two years after type 1 diabetes onset predict higher risk for psychiatric diagnoses, according to a study published online Sept. 29 in Diabetes ...

Attention deficit disorders

Most ADHD medications aren't associated with risk of irritability

Irritability in children refers to angry and overly reactive moods that are often associated with acts of aggression. Irritability is common across psychiatric diagnoses, but is especially common in children with ADHD. Some ...

Psychology & Psychiatry

Psychiatric disorders do not increase risk of Alzheimer's disease

Psychiatric disorders do not increase the risk of Alzheimer's disease, according to a recent study from the University of Eastern Finland. However, the prevalence of psychiatric diagnoses increased before the Alzheimer's ...

Psychology & Psychiatry

Stressful trigger events associated with risk of violent crime

A study published online by JAMA Psychiatry of patients in Sweden suggests trigger events, including exposure to violence, were associated with increased risk of violent crime in the week following exposure among patients ...

Psychology & Psychiatry

Mental health 'labels' can do more harm than good, warn researchers

Diagnosing patients with medical labels to describe mental health conditions or severe mental health illnesses such as 'personality disorder' or 'schizophrenia', can have negative impacts on professionals working with them ...

Psychology & Psychiatry

Researchers report biomarkers and apps that predict risk of suicide

People being treated for bipolar disorder and other psychiatric illnesses are at greater risk of attempting suicide, but physicians may now have tools to predict which of those individuals will attempt it and intervene early ...

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