Breast cancer patients experience consistent levels of anxiety and depression within the first year after surgery, a new study has found. Moreover, pessimism at baseline predicts changes in both anxiety and depression 5 years after diagnosis.
The risk of self-harm appears to be extraordinarily high in the immediate period following discharge from psychiatric hospitalization, particularly during the first week and first month, a study has found.
Cannabis use disorder appears to exert a beneficial effect on the risk of disorders of gut–brain interaction and inflammatory bowel disease in patients with schizophrenia but not in population controls, a study has found. This finding raises the possibility of new targets for treatment and prevention of digestive organ disorders in schizophrenia.
Inhaled cannabis exposure appears to lead to more frequent visits in the emergency department (ED) compared to edible cannabis, but the latter is linked to more acute psychiatric visits and more ED visits than expected, suggests a recent study.
Individuals with depressive symptoms are at high risk of a first hospitalization for heart failure (HF) with preserved ejection fraction but not for HF with reduced ejection fraction, according to a study.