Stark uptick in cases coincides with the shutdown tied to COVID-19 and reflects trends elsewhere.
The Midwest and West Coast are hot spots for co-use, reflecting historic trends, and white users are more vulnerable.
The AMA, AAFP, and others have signed a statement encouraging organizations not to inquire about clinicians and health care staff’s previous...
Psychotropics associated with QTc interval prolongation should be discontinued (or substituted with a low-risk agent) if a patient presents with...
Burnout is a potential reality for clinicians in times of high stress.
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Anxiety and fear-related diagnoses are the most costly mental and substance use disorders in emergency departments.
“So many physicians have called me crying. ... They can’t even come home and get a hug.”
The association between irritability and suicidality was two to 11 times stronger than the link to overall depression, the investigators reported...
Mental health professionals need to be prepared to address these issues, said Dr. Migdalia Miranda Sotir.
Multiple aspects of the COVID-19 pandemic have the potential to instigate or exacerbate addictive behaviors such as problematic gambling.
The Navajo are having to rely on the strength and resilience of traditional Navajo culture and philosophy to confront COVID, said Dr. Mary Hasbah...