Up to 2 years of treatment with lurasidone was associated with continued improvement in depressive symptoms, the investigators reported.
“So many physicians have called me crying. ... They can’t even come home and get a hug.”
A Finnish population-based study raises questions about expanded use of the therapy.
Mental health professionals need to be prepared to address these issues, said Dr. Migdalia Miranda Sotir.
From the Journals
In a rare study of off-label sedative use, children prescribed benzodiazepines for an anxiety disorder saw a higher rate of fractures than did...
“Additional work is needed to really understand the mechanisms that drive these associations,” Dr. Joy Wan said.
Multiple aspects of the COVID-19 pandemic have the potential to instigate or exacerbate addictive behaviors such as problematic gambling.
We should also promote as much humanity as society and public health safety will permit, said Dr. Nicolas Badre.
BronxCare Health System was able to take in patients with substance use disorders at a time when other detox units were closed.
In the United States, 2,345 calls were placed to the National Domestic Violence Hotline during March 16–April 6, 2020.