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Rising Number of People Report Anxiety, Depression During COVID-19

Since pandemic began, number of people seeking mental health screening, showing symptoms up substantially

Review: Pre/Probiotics May Be Useful for Depression, Anxiety

All seven studies demonstrated significant improvements in one or more of the outcomes measured

Most Primary Care Providers Screening Toddlers for Autism

Some disparities seen in screening, but screen-positive children diagnosed at younger age

Roughly 2 Million Americans Buy Prescriptions From Outside the Country

Patient education, stringent quality control measures necessary to ensure safe purchases

Treatment Up for U.S. Adults Who Screen Positive for Depression

Likelihood of receiving treatment increased in association with having any health insurance

2005 to 2016 Saw Increase in Skeletal Muscle Relaxant Use

Office visits with prescribed SMR nearly doubled; tripling in visits for continued SMR drug therapy

June 2020 Briefing – Psychiatry

Here are what the editors at HealthDay consider to be the most important developments in Psychiatry for June 2020. This roundup includes the latest...

Early Childhood Sleep Problems Tied to Later Mental Health Issues

Specifically, sleep problems tied to onset of psychosis and borderline personality disorder in adolescence

Post-Vaxx Febrile Seizures Not Linked to Child Development Outcomes

Risk of developmental, behavioral problems not up in young children with febrile seizures after vaccination

Brain Iron Concentrations Increased in Alzheimer Disease

Increased iron concentration seen in deep gray matter, neocortical regions versus healthy controls