Although loneliness affects a slate of health outcomes, its strongest effects appear to target mental health and overall well-being, according to a comprehensive review and meta-analysis published online in Psychiatry Research.
Positive tests for non-prescribed use of fentanyl and opioids, as well as heroin, increased during the early months of the COVID-19 pandemic, according to a recently published study of nearly 900,000 de-identified lab results conducted by Quest Diagnostics. Use of fentanyl in combination with other drugs also surged.
As part of its commitment to nurse practitioners (NPs) who are treating patients with mental illness, AbbVie today announced the launch of NP Psych Navigator, a centralized resource that connects NPs with tools to help them identify mental illness…
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Fewer than 10% of patients diagnosed with major depressive disorder or another type of depression in a primary care setting received a referral to a mental health specialist within 3 years, according to a poster presented at Psych Congress 2020.
Physician assistants (PAs) may offer an effective way to ensure patients have access to quality mental health care despite the projected shortage of psychiatrists in the near future, according to a poster presented at Psych Congress 2020.
Bernhard T. Baune, PhD, MD, head of the Department of Mental Health at the University of Münster, Germany, discusses the occurrence of cognitive deficits in patients with various psychiatric disorders.