Kundalini yoga (KY) has less consistent or robust efficacy compared with cognitive behavioural therapy (CBT) for adults with generalized anxiety disorder (GAD), results of a randomized clinical trial have shown.
Greater screen exposure and less social play time in early life is associated with autism spectrum disorder (ASD)-like symptoms at age 2, although ASD risk was not increased, suggests an observational cohort study.
A quantitative analysis of patient perspective during the first years after a successful weight reduction has identified four solid barriers to weight loss maintenance, namely mental distress, binge eating, hedonic hunger, and demoralization.
The once-daily single-tablet combination therapy comprising darunavir/cobicistat/emtricitabine/tenofovir alafenamide (D/C/F/TAF) yields high virologic response rates over 96 weeks in patients with HIV-1, regardless of the presence of neurologic and/or psychiatric comorbidities (NPCs), a subgroup analysis presented at the AIDS 2020 virtual conference has shown.
Once-daily treatment with viloxazine extended release, also known as SPN-812, is safe and effective in children aged 6–11 years with attention-deficit/hyperactivity disorder (ADHD), yielding rapid improvements in symptoms and function, according to the results of a phase III trial.
Smoking and nicotine dependence (ND) appear to be more prevalent among people with mental illnesses, according to a recent Singapore study. These individuals also show a lower propensity to undergo cessation.
Mental health in the UK population has declined substantially after the first month of coronavirus disease 2019 (COVID-19) lockdown, particularly among women, young people and those living with preschool children, a recent cohort study suggests.
The coronavirus disease (COVID-19) pandemic appears to have quickened the acceptance of prescription digital therapeutics (PDT), or software that helps treat human disease, by clinicians and patients, particularly those suffering from mental health conditions, according to experts from one of the sessions at the 2020 Virtual Forum of the Asia Pacific Medical Technology Association (APACMed 2020).