Biases contained within commonly used brief cognitive assessments can result in false-positive and false-negative dementia misclassification, researchers report.

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High-dose antipsychotic use in children and young adults without psychosis is associated with an increased risk of unexpected death, according to a study published online in JAMA Psychiatry.

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Greater depressive and anxiety symptoms at baseline predicted a better response to treatment with synchronized transcranial magnetic stimulation (sTMS) for major depressive disorder (MDD), according to a study.

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A nationwide study in Denmark suggests a link between infections in childhood and adolescence and increased risk of subsequent mental disorders.

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Neonatal vitamin D deficiency is associated with a 44% increased risk of schizophrenia later in life, according to a study published in Scientific Reports.

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Psych Congress Year-Round

Pratap R. Chokka

ORLANDO, Fla.—Patients with generalized anxiety disorder (GAD) typically live with symptoms for more than 10 years before seeking treatment, Pratap R. Chokka, MD, FRCPC, told attendees at Psych Congress 2018.

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Vania Manipod, DO, a psychiatrist in private practice in Ventura, California, discusses how health care professionals can identify, prevent, and overcome professional burnout.