Use of prazosin in the adjunctive setting shows some utility in reducing the frequency of nightmares in patients with post-traumatic stress disorder (PTSD) who are already receiving first-line treatment, according to a study.
Symptoms of autism spectrum disorder (ASD) that emerge early manage to decrease as a person grows older, but impairment persists in adulthood for some, a study has found. Furthermore, other individuals develop autistic symptoms across adolescence and adulthood.
College students appear to be highly vulnerable to the mental health effects of pandemic lockdowns, with this population having a higher prevalence of psychiatric disorders relative to nonstudents, according to data from the CONFINS study.
A weekly dose of vitamin A supplements (VAS) is more appropriate for children with autism spectrum disorder (ASD) and vitamin A deficiency (VAD) in improving their serum retinol and social functioning compared with other interventions, suggests a China study.
Homelessness, parole and probation status, drug preference, and other factors that tend to affect tolerability of medication initiation must be considered when matching patients with opioid use disorder admitted to inpatient treatment to either buprenorphine or extended-release naltrexone, suggests a recent study.