Psychiatric Disorders Resource Center

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Guidelines on Nutrition Management in Autism

New nutrition guidelines on the management of gastrointestinal symptoms in children with autism spectrum disorder (ASD) have been published in the Journal of the Academy of Nutrition and Dietetics.

Antidepressants, NSAIDs, Brain Bleed Risk

Concomitant use of antidepressants and NSAIDs is associated with an increased risk of intracranial hemorrhage.

C-Section and Autism Risk

Children who were born via cesarean section delivery were 21% more likely to be diagnosed with autism spectrum disorder (ASD) but this link was not found to be causal upon further analysis of sibling pairs.

Live Coverage of SLEEP 2015

Don't miss LIVE coverage of SLEEP 2015 from June 8 through 11.

Certain Drugs May Up Homicide Risk

In a first-of-its-kind study, use of certain medications that impact the central nervous system are linked to an increased risk of committing a homicide.

No Link Between PTSD, Cancer

While the potential relationship between stress and cancer has been a topic of discussion and research for over 70 years, no association between post-traumatic stress disorder (PTSD) and cancer was found in the largest study to date.

Treating Depression in Youth Using SSRIs

Two new strategies have been developed by Johns Hopkins researchers to treat depression in young patients using serotonin reuptake inhibitors (SSRIs) while mitigating the risks and potential negative effects such as increased suicidal thoughts.

Lithium Resistance Treated With Insulin-Like Hormone?

Research indicates that an insulin-like hormone could increase the lithium sensitivity of blood cells in bipolar disorder patients who previously did not respond to lithium therapy.

News

Alterations in Topological Architecture of Brain in PTSD

Patients with posttraumatic stress disorder (PTSD) exhibit alterations in the topological architecture of the brain.

Anorexia Resurgence Seen After Smoking Cessation

Smoking cessation may be associated with resurgence of anorexic symptoms in patients with a history of anorexia nervosa.

Preterm Birth, Poor Fetal Growth Tied to ADHD Risk

Risks of attention-deficit/ hyperactivity disorder (ADHD) are greatest for children with the most severe degree of poor growth in the womb, according to research published in Pediatrics.

Nine Factors That Appear to Elevate Alzheimer's Risk

Evidence suggests benefit from addressing related potentially modifiable risk factors

Spouses of Stroke Survivors Report Reduced Quality of Life

Years of caregiving take physical, emotional toll, researchers find

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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