Today's Health News

Use of Opioids + Cannabis Tied to Poorer Mental Health

Co-use associated with anxiety and depression symptoms compared with opioid use alone

Childhood-Onset IBD Ups Risk for Psychiatric Morbidity

Risk significantly increased for suicide attempt and mood, anxiety, personality, eating disorders

Parent-Targeted Intervention Can Up Communication With Teens

Intervention increased adolescent-reported frequency of parent-teen communication about sex, alcohol

VA Mental Health Initiative Linked to Improved Access to Care

Addition of mental health specialists at primary care clinics increased utilization but also cost

Extreme Risk Protection Orders May Help in Averting Shootings

Urgent individualized intervention may play role in efforts for prevention in analysis of cases in California

Mental Health Burden Increased for Gender-Minority College Students

Odds of having at least one mental health problem greater for GM versus cisgender students

Periop Covert Stroke ID’d in 7 Percent of Older Surgery Patients

Perioperative covert stroke tied to increased risk for cognitive decline one year after surgery

Antipsychotic Rx Patterns in Children With ADHD Concerning

Mental health comorbidities associated with antipsychotic treatment in only half of this group

Advertising Can Promote Interest in Health-Related Research

Short-term interest significantly increased for those viewing large TV monitors in ED waiting room

Impulsivity Lower When Children Meet Sleep, Screen Time Guides

Children who meet sleep and recreational screen time recommendations have lower impulsivity