Our latest Neuro Pathways podcast explores the current state of research on psychedelics for depression, anxiety, PTSD and more, along with safety concerns and abuse risk.
Study Evaluates Novel Protocol to Identify Anxiety and Depression in Pulmonary Embolism Survivors
A first-of-kind investigation aims to characterize the needs of patients experiencing psychological distress following PE and the impact of PE disease factors and treatment on psychological outcomes.
How to Reduce Parenting Stress and Support Parents in Caring for Their Child
Providing consistent medical care for children can, at times, be complicated by parenting stress or mental health issues. In this article, developmental pediatrician Carrie Cuffman, MD, shares tips for supporting parents and ensuring continuity of care.
Study Suggests Role for Suicide Screening in All Youths With Epilepsy
A Cleveland Clinic study of pediatric patients with epilepsy and no mental health history found unprecedentedly high rates of depression, anxiety and suicidal thoughts.
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Medical Professionals at Heightened Risk for Psychological Distress This Winter
Already exhausted healthcare professionals are at heightened risk of psychological distress this winter. This article addresses the trends and offers tips for safeguarding mental health.
Adolescent Mental Health During COVID-19
Isolation associated with social distancing has been stressful for teens; however, reopening comes with its own challenges. Adolescent medicine specialist Ellen Rome, MD, MPH, explains why extra vigilance is called for, especially with adolescents who struggled with depression or anxiety before the COVID-19 pandemic.
E-cigarette or Vaping Product Use-Associated Lung Injury in Adolescents
E-cigarette or Vaping product use-Associated Lung Injury (EVALI) is a relatively recent epidemic, clinical presentation remains quite variable, and there is no consensus among pediatric pulmonologists as to the best treatment approach. In this article, Fariba Rezaee, MD, presents a case of EVALI in a 15-year-old female who presents with deteriorating respiratory status.
COVID-19’s Challenges Can Ultimately Make Behavioral Health Offerings Stronger
New practices prompted by the pandemic promise to enhance mental health care offerings to patients and healthcare providers in ways that will endure after the crisis ends.
Depression, Anxiety and ADHD in Youth with Cardiac Arrhythmias
Cardiac arrhythmias are a breeding ground for depression and anxiety, a recent study finds. Electrophysiologist Peter Aziz, MD, provides clinical context to the research, which found that adolescents with cardiac arrhythmias were 9x more likely to develop or be on medication for depression and anxiety.
Shared Medical Appointments for Depression and Anxiety: Do They Measure Up to Traditional Visits?
Until now, no formal studies had assessed whether shared medical appointments can hold their own versus one-on-one visits for psychiatric conditions. Here’s the lowdown from a pioneering study.