Psychiatric Disorders Resource Center

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Depression and Dementia

For older adults, depressive symptoms are associated with cognitive decline but appear independent of the neuropathologic hallmarks of dementia.

Young Adults Getting Mental Health Care

The number of young American adults getting mental health treatment has risen since the passage of the Affordable Care Act.

1st Suicide Attempt with Liquid Nicotine

A case study reports on a 24-year-old man who attempted suicide via consuming liquid nicotine.

Work Stress and Diabetes Risk

Stress at work may increase the risk of developing type 2 diabetes.

Vitamin D Deficiency and Schizophrenia

Vitamin D deficiency is associated with schizophrenia, according to a new review.

Blood Test May Predict Suicide Risk

Could a simple blood test help prevent suicide? A promising study suggests yes.

Smoking Cessation, Pregnancy, & ADHD

Children of women who use nicotine replacement products during pregnancy may also have an increased risk of ADHD.

Pharmacogenetics and Psychiatric Drugs

Review this new chart on pharmacogenetic considerations for psychiatric drugs for quick information when you need it.

Videos

News

Rare Gene Mutation May Explain Cause of Mental Disorders

A recent study has shown how a rare mutation in a suspect gene disrupts the turning on and off of dozens of other genes underlying neuron connections, which may help explain the root of major mental disorders.

Atypical Antipsychotics Up Renal Injury Risk in Seniors

Use of atypical antipsychotic drugs is associated with increased risk of acute kidney injury (AKI) in older adults.

Job Losses Up Suicide Rate Among Some Youth Groups

Statewide job loss increases suicide-related behaviors among adolescent females and non-Hispanic blacks.

Family History Impacts Mental Health Treatment in Blacks

Family history of mental health disorders impacts utilization of mental health services among African-Americans.

Feature Articles

Unconventional, Psychedelic Treatment of Post-Traumatic Stress Disorder

Unconventional, Psychedelic Treatment of Post-Traumatic Stress Disorder

MPR reports on unconventional treatments for post-traumatic stress disorder (PTSD).

Possessed by Possessions: Hoarding Disorder Diagnosis and Treatment

Possessed by Possessions: Hoarding Disorder Diagnosis and Treatment

MPR reports on the impacts of hoarding disorder and provides insight into currently available and novel treatment approaches.

Diabetes, Schizophrenia Dual Diagnosis: How to Tailor Treatment

Diabetes, Schizophrenia Dual Diagnosis: How to Tailor Treatment

Dietary supervision may have driven the patient out of his facility.

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