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Taking Buprenorphine for Opioid Use Disorder May Up Other Med Compliance

Findings seen among those taking buprenorphine and any of five other drug classes

Depression, Substance Use Increasing in Former Smokers

2005 to 2016 saw increase in prevalence of major depression; marijuana use increased from 2002 to 2016

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

Exposure to Pollution May Up Risk for Psychiatric Disorders

Higher rates of bipolar disorder, major depression linked to poor air quality in U.S., Denmark cohorts

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