Sorting through and demystifying the toolkit of antidepressants, anxiolytics, and other psychiatric medications available to hospital physicians.
In middle-aged women, depression is associated with a significantly increased risk of stroke, even after adjustment for lifestyle and physiological variables.
Up to one-fifth of U.S. children experience a mental disorder, and the prevalence of such disorders appears to be on the rise.
Older individuals with nonmelanoma skin cancer (NMSC) seem to have a significantly reduced risk of developing Alzheimer's disease (AD).
Military personnel with multiple traumatic brain injuries (TBIs) may be at increased risk for suicide.
Those 55 years and older with insomnia incur greater utilization of health services.
Communication between patients and physicians regarding activities that may be beneficial to maintaining cognitive functioning during aging may be lacking.
Social and population variations in mental diagnosis are not accounted for in the newly revised fifth edition of the Diagnostic and Statistical Manual of Mental Disorders (DSM-5).
Nearly one in eight adults 60 years and older reports increased confusion or memory loss in the previous year.
Depression is commonly overdiagnosed and overtreated in community settings.