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Psych Congress Steering Committee member Vladimir Maletic, MD, MS, discusses how frequently patients can cycle between depression and mania.
Lifting current training and prior authorization requirements around the prescribing of medication for opioid use disorder is among the recommendations in a medical panel's report on combating OUD and infectious diseases.
A quality measure developed for CMS evaluates readmission rates for inpatient psychiatric facilities, but NABH president and CEO Shawn Coughlin questions whether it accurately reflects certain key factors not within the control of providers.
An interactive voice application’s assessment of patient well-being through analysis of their speech was highly comparable with physicians’ tracking of patient well-being, according to a study published online in PLOS One.
Abuse, PTSD & Trauma
After a miscarriage or ectopic pregnancy, women experience high levels of post-traumatic stress, anxiety, and depression, according to a study published online in the American Journal of Obstetrics & Gynecology.
Schizophrenia & Psychotic Disorders
Long-term use of antipsychotics by patients with schizophrenia does not increase the risk of hospitalization for comorbid conditions—and is actually associated with substantially decreased mortality, according to a study in World Psychiatry.
A genome-wide association study has identified several human genome regions related to anxiety risk, and provides the first significant genome-wide findings regarding anxiety in people of African ancestry.