Almost 60% of Americans said they had anxiety about personal finances, while nearly 40% said they were also anxious about their mental health, according to an American Psychiatric Association poll.
Antipsychotics haloperidol and ziprasidone did not significantly increase QTc intervals in ICU patients with delirium who had a baseline QTc interval less than 550 ms, a secondary analysis of a randomized trial found. (JAMA Network Open)
Cognitive behavioral therapy improved both clinical symptoms and brain functioning — including normalization of fronto-parietal network activation — in children with unmedicated anxiety. (American Journal of Psychiatry)
People with obesity experiencing the lowest levels of social isolation and loneliness had 36% and 9% lower mortality risks, respectively, compared with those experiencing the highest levels. (JAMA Network Open)
Many kids are still being prescribed the asthma and allergy drug montelukast (Singular) despite the FDA’s 2020 boxed warning about suicidal ideation. (Scientific American)
Starting in 2026, all 1,600 psychiatric hospitals receiving funds from the Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services will be required to issue a psychiatric patient survey. (CT Examiner)
TikTok’s trending “sleepy girl mocktail” is likely neither harmful nor effective for insomnia, some experts said. (New York Times)
Twice-daily iloperidone (Fanapt) — a second-generation antipsychotic approved for schizophrenia — significantly improved symptoms of mania in adults with bipolar mania in a 4-week trial. (Journal of Clinical Psychiatry)
Greater regional availability of community perinatal mental health care cut down on relapse risk among pregnant women with a pre-existing severe mental disorder. (Lancet Psychiatry)
This New England college was shaken by a mental health crisis, a spate of suicides. (New York Times)
Meanwhile, rising suicides rates among Hispanic people are becoming a growing concern. (KFF Health News)
A mouse study shed light on how psychological stress can affect the gut. (Cell Metabolism)
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Publish date : 2024-01-24 13:42:17
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