Many children and adolescents with an anxiety disorder remained on medication for at least 5 years following their initial diagnosis, according to a study published in The Journal of Clinical Psychiatry.
Deep transcranial magnetic stimulation (dTMS) may help the many patients with obsessive-compulsive disorder (OCD) who have an inadequate response to medication or psychological interventions, according to a study published online in The American Journal of Psychiatry.
Anxiety and depression are as predictive of poor physical health as obesity and smoking are and, consequently, should be better addressed during routine visits to primary care providers, suggests a study published online in Health Psychology.
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.
People taking isotretinoin for severe acne commonly experience psychiatric adverse events, according to data from the U.S. Food and Drug Administration's Adverse Event Reporting System (FAERS) and the iPLEDGE program.
Poor sleep may be linked to a greater risk for poor mental health on college campuses, new research suggests. With each night of insufficient sleep, the risk of mental health symptoms increased by roughly 20%.
Many patients with life-threatening food allergies may feel anxious or overwhelmed at times, but it's rare for mental health professionals to be involved in their care, suggests a survey of U.S. centers of excellence in allergy treatment.