Eating disorder (ED) behaviours such as binge eating and purging are common in both male and female adolescents, and the risk of developing these may be predicted by early childhood/adolescent personality and temperament traits characterized by emotional instability and interpersonal difficulties, according to a study.
The risk of several medical and psychiatric illnesses is higher in patients with psoriasis, but those prescribed biologic agents are less likely to develop the latter as compared to those not prescribed medications, according to a study.
Adults with vs without cerebral palsy (CP) are at increased risk of mental health disorders, some of which may be more evident in individuals with comorbid neurodevelopmental disorders, suggests a recent study.
Individuals who are most at risk for developing chronic post-traumatic stress disorder (PTSD) in the aftermath of trauma may be identified by evaluating the proinflammatory immune response to trauma exposure in the emergency department immediately after such experience, according to a study.
Switching from a tricyclic antidepressant to a selective serotonin reuptake inhibitor or the other way around, following failure of or side-effects to the first antidepressant appears to be a viable strategy to achieve response among patients with major depressive disorder, a study has found.
Lower fertility-related quality of life (QOL) and depression show a robust association with erectile dysfunction in men of couples with unexplained infertility, but neither of these is associated with spermatogenesis or testosterone levels, according to a study.