An inverse association exists between systolic blood pressure (SBP) in young adults and depression and anxiety score, independent of a range of lifestyle confounders, according to a recent study. Furthermore, the inverse association between SBP and self-reported history of depression is enhanced by adiposity despite a positive correlation between BP and body mass index (BMI).
A recent genome-wide association study (GWAS) performed by investigators from the Chinese University of Hong Kong (CUHK) has found potential new indications for existing drugs for the treatment of various psychiatric disorders.
The likelihood of suicidal ideation, suicide attempts and completed suicides is substantially greater in patients with psoriasis, according to a recent study. Among these patients, those who are younger and whose psoriasis is more severe are at risk of suicidality.
Selective serotonin reuptake inhibitors (SSRIs) may improve gross motor function, disability, and quality of life (QoL) among patients recovering from stroke, according to a systematic review and meta-analysis.