The World Psychiatric Association adopted a position statement outlining that people with mental illness or intellectual and developmental disabilities “should not be subjected to the death penalty or be executed.” (Lancet Psychiatry)
Families are getting fed up as the national ADHD medication shortage rages on for over a year now. (NBC News)
A higher body temperature was linked with symptoms of depression, a study of over 20,000 people found. (Scientific Reports)
Around one in five adolescents in the U.S. reported anxiety or depression, according to a KFF analysis of federal survey data.
Patients with schizophrenia were significantly less likely to be rehospitalized within 30 days when given long-acting antipsychotic injections compared with oral antipsychotics. (Journal of Clinical Psychopharmacology)
Marketa Wills, MD, MBA, was named the new CEO and medical director of the American Psychiatric Association.
Workers at 988 Suicide and Crisis Lifeline call centers are burning out due to understaffing. (ABC News)
An artificial intelligence-enabled chatbot boosted referrals to mental health services. “This provides strong evidence that digital tools may help overcome the pervasive inequality in mental healthcare,” researchers wrote in Nature Medicine.
Law enforcement seizures of psilocybin mushrooms rose between 2017 and 2022 as their psychedelic use grew in popularity. (Drug and Alcohol Dependence)
Although the overall rate of outpatient mental healthcare increased from 11.2% to 12.4% from 2018 to 2021, the rate dropped from 46.5% to 40.4% among adults with serious psychological distress. (Annals of Internal Medicine)
Addiction medicine faces a reckoning as contemporary ideas of what constitutes “sobriety” shift. (New York Times)
Particularly for young men, emergency department visits for cannabis use were linked with a higher risk for new anxiety-related healthcare visits. (eClinicalMedicine)
Amid a dearth of resources, students were sometimes the biggest mental health advocates for… students. (New York Times)
Source link : https://www.medpagetoday.com/psychiatry/generalpsychiatry/108621
Publish date : 2024-02-07 13:26:49
Copyright for syndicated content belongs to the linked Source.