Biases contained within commonly used brief cognitive assessments can result in false-positive and false-negative dementia misclassification, researchers report.READ MORE
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.READ MORE
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.READ MORE
A nationwide study in Denmark suggests a link between infections in childhood and adolescence and increased risk of subsequent mental disorders.READ MORE
Neonatal vitamin D deficiency is associated with a 44% increased risk of schizophrenia later in life, according to a study published in Scientific Reports.READ MORE
Psych Congress Year-Round
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.
Vania Manipod, DO, a psychiatrist in private practice in Ventura, California, discusses how health care professionals can identify, prevent, and overcome professional burnout.