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WTC Responders With Impaired Cognition Have Brain Changes

Another study IDs plasma proteins associated with PTSD, MCI, both in World Trade Center responders

Long-Term Negative Thinking Tied to Alzheimer Risk

Association seen between negative thinking, cognitive decline, neuroimaging markers

Vitamin D3 Does Not Reduce Depression Incidence, Recurrence

Incidence and recurrence of depression, change in mood scores did not differ from placebo for adults ≥50

Adverse Experiences More Common Among Children Raised by Grandparents

ADHD also more common for preschool-age, school-age children in grandparent-headed households

38 Percent of Older Adults in U.S. Not Ready for Video Doctor Visits

Telephone visits may reach more patients, but 20 percent of older adults not ready for telephone visits

July 2020 Briefing – Psychiatry

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

Cannabidiol Studied as Potential Treatment for Cannabis Use Disorder

Abstinence from cannabis increased with cannabidiol 400-mg, 800-mg doses compared with placebo

Early-Life Adversity Associated With Accelerated Biological Aging

Links vary by adversity type; threat-related early-life adversity tied to accelerated pubertal development

Botox Injections May Ease Depression

An FDA database revealed that people who receive Botox injections report less depression

Cost-Related Rx Nonadherence Highest in Young U.S. Women

One in four women report cost-related nonadherence versus one in seven men