Psychology & Psychiatry

Stable home lives improve prospects for preemies

As they grow and develop, children who were born at least 10 weeks before their due dates are at risk for attention-deficit/hyperactivity disorder (ADHD), autism spectrum disorder and anxiety disorders. They also have a higher ...

Psychology & Psychiatry

Physicians with medicine/psych training can help complex cases

(HealthDay)—Physicians boarded in both medicine and psychiatry can offer a way to address some of the challenges associated with caring for medical patients with psychiatric comorbidities, according to an article published ...

Psychology & Psychiatry

Rapidly meeting the mental health needs of older adults

Nearly 20 percent of older Americans experience depression and the highest rate of suicide is among older adult Caucasian males. Despite the anticipated growth of mental health needs as the U.S. population ages, there is ...

Psychology & Psychiatry

Study links success in adulthood to childhood psychiatric health

Children with even mild or passing bouts of depression, anxiety and/or behavioral issues were more inclined to have serious problems that complicated their ability to lead successful lives as adults, according to research ...

Pediatrics

Preemies may have psychiatric problems as adults

The good news is that people born as extremely low birth weight babies are less likely than others to have alcohol or substance use disorders as adults. The less encouraging news is that they may have a higher risk of other ...

Psychology & Psychiatry

Some psychiatric patients are more frequent users of hospital ERs

Long waits for care in overcrowded U.S. emergency departments (EDs) are stressful for patients and care providers and increase the risk of adverse events and the costs of care. ED patients with psychiatric conditions, in ...

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