A number of factors including chronic pain co-occurring with posttraumatic stress disorder and pain interference may predict suicidal ideation and violent impulses in US veterans with chronic pain.
Although patients with migraine appear to be at a higher risk for suicide than the general population, migraineurs diagnosed with depression, anxiety, or posttraumatic stress disorder do not show a suicide association.
Ketamine may alleviate depression, pain, and adverse effects associated with opioid treatment, and may thus represent an attractive adjunct therapy for pain management.
The mental health of physicians has been neglected for so long that it has become a national epidemic.
Obesity and sex are differential predictors of acute remission for commonly used antidepressant medications.
Despite the clear role of culture in suicidal behavior, it is often neglected by clinicians.
"The main changes needed in medical education are primarily structural with pass/fail grading and reduction in class time and amount of information being taught."
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