An increasing number of U.S. adults are being prescribed combinations of antidepressants and antipsychotic medications, according to a report in the January issue of Archives of General Psychiatry, one of the JAMA/Archives journals.In...Show More Summary
CHICAGO – The larger economic environment during infancy may be associated with subsequent substance use and delinquent behavior during adolescence, according to a report published Online First by Archives of General Psychiatry, a JAMA...Show More Summary
The authors of a new study published online in the Archives of General Psychiatry this week, conclude that a rare deletion of a small region of the genome that codes for BDNF (short for brain-derived neurotrophic factor) plays a role in the development of psychiatric disease and obesity...
According to a study published online in Archives of General Psychiatry, anti-inflammatory drugs may be beneficial for helping patients suffering from depression. Andrew H. Miller, MD, a professor of Psychiatry and Behavioral Sciences...Show More Summary
At Time, Maia Szalavitz tells of some really, really bad medicine: The new study, published in the Archives of General Psychiatry, found that in 2005-09 nearly two thirds of all antipsychotic prescriptions for youth were written for ADHD and other disruptive behavior disorders; these conditions accounted for 34% of all antipsychotic prescriptions for teens. Yet [...]
A report published in the August issue of Archives of General Psychiatry, a JAMA Network publication, has found that patients with hoarding disorder had abnormal activity in regions of the brain that was stimulus dependent when the person had to decide what to do with objects that either belonged to them, or someone else. Show More Summary
CHICAGO – The Medicare Part D coverage gap was associated with reduced use of antidepressants in a study of beneficiaries 65 years or older with depression, according to a report by Archives of General Psychiatry, a JAMA Network publication. read more
Teenagers are often characterized as over-emotional, prone to outbursts that confuse their parents and leave teachers reeling. But a study published in the July issue of the journal Archives of General Psychiatry says 1 in 12 adolescents may in fact be suffering from a real and severe anger problem known as intermittent explosive disorder (IED). Study author [...]
A study published in the May issue of Archives of General Psychiatry, reveals that individuals with depression and poorly controlled diabetes mellitus, coronary heart disease, or both, can benefit from a collaborative care intervention. Show More Summary
Interesting. The study is published in the May issue of the Archives of General Psychiatry. "Our study showed that people who reported greater purpose in life exhibited better cognition than those with less purpose in life even as plaques and tangles accumulated in their brains," said Patricia A. Show More Summary
A report in the May issue of Archives of General Psychiatry draws a link between people in mid-life and late-life, suffering from depression and the possibility of them developing dementia. More than five million people in the US alone suffer from Alzheimer's disease, and the health care costs run at a staggering $172 Billion. Deborah E. Barnes, Ph.D., M.P.H...
Middle-aged men and women suffering from depression may be more susceptible to dementia down the line, a recent study reports in the Archives of General Psychiatry. Previous studies have linked depression in older adults with dementia and Alzheimer’s disease, but it has never been clear which came first: was depression a risk factor for dementia [...]
New research provides the strongest evidence to date that psychopathy is linked to specific structural abnormalities in the brain. The study, published in Archives of General Psychiatry and led by researchers at King's College London is the first to confirm that psychopathy is a distinct neuro-developmental sub-group of anti-social personality disorder (ASPD). read more
Depressive symptoms that are present in midlife or in late life are associated with an increased risk of developing dementia, according to a report in the May issue of Archives of General Psychiatry, a JAMA Network publication.
Studies show hope that anxiety and fear can be reduced. When the research was completed in 2008 — (and published in the Archives of General Psychiatry last year) — the results showed that administering psilocybin to terminally ill subjects could be done safely while reducing the subjects’ anxiety and depression about their impending deaths… Dr. Show More Summary
A study published Online First by Archives of General Psychiatry, a JAMA Network publication, reveals that infants born to mothers who take intrauterine antipsychotic medications during pregnancy, have considerably lower scores on a standard test of neuromotor performance. Approximately 66.6% of women with a history of mental illness give birth...
According to results of a nationally representative sample of U.S. adolescents published in the April issue of Archives of General Psychiatry, a JAMA Network publication, the majority of teenagers have tried alcohol or experimented with drugs. Show More Summary
The study, published last week in the Archives of General Psychiatry and based on cross-checked, self-reported results by close to 8,000 pregnant women in the Netherlands, found that "the reduction in fetal head growth was greater... read more
There’s a new study out this week, published in the Archives of General Psychiatry, on the effect of taking antidepressants during pregnancy that essentially offers the same result as other studies we’ve reported on here: Women with untreated depression during pregnancy have a higher risk of having pre-term babies. Women who take antidepressants during pregnancy [...]Show More Summary
According to a recent study published Online First in Archives of General Psychiatry, adopted children whose biological parents had a drug problem, are more likely to abuse drugs themselves. A 2008 study, by Archives of Pediatrics and...Show More Summary