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ICU Stays Increase Risk of ARDS Patients Developing Psychiatric Symptoms

ICU Stays Increase Risk of ARDS Patients Developing Psychiatric Symptoms

Staying in the ICU after surviving a life-threatening illness may put some patients at high risk for psychiatric symptoms.

Can PCPs Cut Depression in Patients?

Can PCPs Cut Depression in Patients?

Prevention strategy tailored to individual risk, implemented in primary care office.

Mental Health Disorders Common Among Bariatric Surgery Patients

Mental Health Disorders Common Among Bariatric Surgery Patients

But such conditions don't seem to hinder post-op weight loss.

Mental Disorders Associated to Onset of Chronic Physical Conditions

Mental Disorders Associated to Onset of Chronic Physical Conditions

Associations were mainly significant for 16 mental disorders, including anxiety and substance abuse.

Mindfulness Practice Cuts Stress in Low-Income School Children

Mindfulness Practice Cuts Stress in Low-Income School Children

Improved psychological functioning, moderation of negative effect of stress for middle school students.

Depression in Interns, Residents on the Rise

Depression in Interns, Residents on the Rise

Almost 30% of medical residents reported having depression or depressive symptoms.

Depression May Be Tied to Hospitalization for Preventable Illnesses

Depression May Be Tied to Hospitalization for Preventable Illnesses

Depressed people were 1.21 times more likely to be rehospitalized within 30 days for the same ailment, and 1.19 times more likely to return for a different one.

Few Adults With Severe Mental Illness Screened for Diabetes

Few Adults With Severe Mental Illness Screened for Diabetes

About 30% receive diabetes-specific screening; no form of glucose screening for 31.1%.

Are Behavior Disorders Early Risk Factors of Chronic Pain?

Are Behavior Disorders Early Risk Factors of Chronic Pain?

Mental disorders have been found to be predictors for the onset of chronic pain in adolescents.

Most U.S. Patients Will Experience Diagnostic Error

Most U.S. Patients Will Experience Diagnostic Error

Panel urges changes to an increasingly complex health care system.