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Ichthyosis Tied to Increased Risk for Depression, Anxiety

Authors say results suggest the need for increased screening in patients with ichthyosis

Psychiatric Comorbidity Increases Risk for Schizophrenia With ADHD

Findings show dose-response relationship, with highest risk for autism, intellectual disability, tic disorder, depression, biopolar disorder

High Levels of Anxiety, Depression Seen in Younger Adults During Pandemic

Levels declined throughout pandemic period for those aged 40 years and older, but remained elevated for younger adults

Social Media Use Tied to Higher Health Risk Behavior in Teens

Findings seen for two or more hours of social media use per day, especially for alcohol consumption

CDC: 2021 to 2022 Saw Increase in Provisional Number of Suicides

Age-adjusted suicide rates increased 1 and 4 percent for males and females, respectively, from 2021 to 2022

Polygenic Predisposition to Short Sleep Linked to Depression

No association seen for polygenic score for depression with overall sleep duration, short sleep, or long sleep

Neighborhood Disadvantage Tied to Higher Postpartum Depression Risk

Findings seen across Black, White, and Asian individuals but not Hispanic individuals

Lower Number of Positive Childhood Experiences Tied to Eating Behaviors in College Students

Lower number of positive experiences tied to higher binge eating, less intuitive eating

Light at Night Tied to Higher Risk for Mental Health Disorders

However, daytime, natural light may offer a protective effect

Pandemic’s Impact on Child Cognitive, Emotional Well-Being Mixed

Findings seen for young children assessed at 24 and 54 months of age