Depression and hopelessness are significant predictors of a patient’s nonadherence to diabetes treatment, a recent study has found.
Adding increased activity or energy as part of DSM-5 criterion A reduces the prevalence of manic and hypomanic episodes, a new study suggests. However, the new criterion does not affect longitudinal clinical outcomes.
Different repetitive transcranial magnetic stimulation (rTMS) modalities have minimal differences in clinical efficacy and acceptability for acute depressive disorder, new study shows.
Antipsychotic switching method through immediate or gradual discontinuation are viable options in clinical practice. The strategy of choice should be based on individual patient needs, results of a systematic review and meta-analysis show.
The use of lithium does not appear to have a protective effect against dementia among elderly patients suffering from bipolar disorder, according to a retrospective cohort study.
There are different patterns of subcortical abnormalities in paediatric and adult patients with obsessive-compulsive disorder (OCD), with the pallidum and hippocampus appearing to be of importance in adult OCD and the thalamus in paediatric OCD, according to results of meta- and mega-analyses.
Regular and consistent exposure to secondhand smoke is associated with depressive symptoms in adolescent Korean males, a new study reports.
The use of the Carolina Premenstrual Assessment Scoring System (C-PASS) has been shown to be a reliable and valid companion to the Daily Record of Severity of Problems (DRSP) that standardizes and streamlines the complex, multilevel diagnosis of DSM-5 premenstrual dysphoric disorder (PMDD), according to a new study.
Findings of a cross-sectional study reveal altered norepinephrine transmission in patients with major depressive disorder.
Psychotic disorders have variable long-term trajectories of social outcomes, a 20-year longitudinal study has shown.