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  • Patients Will Be Asking

Should we be combining drugs with therapy for our anxious child?

  • Patients Will Be Asking

Could my favorite cocktail give me more than alcohol poisoning?

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Physician must stop marketing 3-parent baby technique

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NPs, PAs boost productivity: survey

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CMS policy spurs outpatient knee replacement

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Adams confirmed as surgeon general

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New in Pediatric psychiatry

  • Clinical Essentials from National Institute of Mental Health
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New youth, young adult, suicide screen available

The questionnaire includes 4 yes/no questions, and requires an average of 20 seconds to complete.

  • Clinical Essentials from Psychiatry Res
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Depression: 9 in 10 have residual symptoms following remission

Sleep problems, fatigue, and other symptoms persist.

  • Clinical Essentials from J Affect Disord
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Depression recurrence linked to bipolar features

Patients with 4+ recurrences may have greater risk for antidepressant-linked adverse outcomes.

  • Clinical Essentials from Proc Natl Acad Sci U.S.A.
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Less depression, more metabolic syndrome for some minorities who complete college

Downside of educational attainment for blacks and Hispanics who faced adolescent adversity.

  • Clinical Essentials from Psychiatry Res
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Childhood OCD: predictors of response to therapy identified

First systematic review of outcome predictors in pediatric OCD.

  • Clinical Essentials from World Psychiatry
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Smart phone apps improve depression

Apps vary in effect depending on focus on mental health vs cognitive training.

  • Clinical Essentials from BMC Anesthesiol
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General anesthesia may have lingering effects on child intelligence

Study confirms animal and epidemiological studies.

  • Clinical Essentials from Pediatrics
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Very preterm and extremely preterm newborns are at an increased risk for ADHD

The worldwide prevalence of preterm births is estimated to be 11.1% of births.

  • Clinical Essentials from BMC Medicine
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Depression: how good are recovery rates, really?

Clinical research has treated depression as a short-term disease with episode-based treatment.

  • Clinical Essentials from Lancet Psychiatry
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Improving social recovery following first-episode psychosis

First finding of social functioning improvement in this population.

  • Clinical Essentials from Aliment Pharmacol Ther
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Many drugs, not just antibiotics, alter gut flora

Proton pump inhibitors, metformin among those linked to concerning changes.

  • Clinical Essentials from J Anxiety Disord
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Youth anxiety: CBT effective in community settings

Efficacy in community settings had not been established.

  • Clinical Essentials from Lancet Psychiatry
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Paternal, adolescent depression linked

The study suggests that efforts to prevent childhood depression should involve fathers as well as mothers.

  • Clinical Essentials from J Clin Psychiatry
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Antipsychotic drug response may be decreased in autism

Multiple treatment failure is more likely in children with ASD and first-episode psychosis.