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What We Can Learn From the 2023 Lunar New Year Shootings

— Asian American and Pacific Islander communities should be included in future research

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Study Identifies Ways to Improve Gender-Affirming Healthcare

Interviews with transgender adults yields provider- and systems-level guidance for better care

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Can the Ketogenic Diet Treat Mental Illness?

Reports are promising, but rigorous trials are needed, experts say

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Can the Ketogenic Diet Treat Mental Illness?

Reports are promising, but rigorous trials are needed, experts say

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Unexplained Catatonia: What's Behind Woman's Sudden Symptoms?

Recent history of insomnia could be a clue

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Avoiding Clozapine-Related Risks in Refractory Schizophrenia

Key is to recognize and safely diagnose one possible deadly complication

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This Man's Increased Psychiatric Issues Masked an Undiagnosed Disease

The long delay to diagnosis and treatment caused frightening symptoms

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Acupuncture Tops Sham for Easing PTSD in Combat Veterans

Large treatment effect observed for clinical and biological measures of combat-related PTSD

Feb 22, 2024
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Palliative Care Has a Branding Problem

Changing how it's perceived can break down silos

Feb 22, 2024
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Opinion
Do Organ Transplants Cause Personality Changes?

Anecdotal evidence suggests a real possibility, but more research is needed

Feb 22, 2024
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Alzheimer's Biomarkers Show Specific Changes 20 Years Before Diagnosis

CSF and imaging markers changed in a temporal sequence

Feb 21, 2024
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MDMA for PTSD Under FDA Review; GLP-1 for Opioid Cravings; ADHD an Evolutionary Aid?

News and commentary from the psychiatry world

Feb 21, 2024
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Some People Who Attempt Suicide Do Not Meet Criteria for Psychiatric Disorders

Study findings challenge the notion of which individuals are at risk for suicidal behavior

Feb 21, 2024
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A Pacemaker for the Brain Helped a Woman With Crippling Depression

It may soon be available to more patients

Feb 21, 2024
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Largest COVID Vax Safety Study; Kratom Deaths Rising; Gov. Threatens Hospital Chain

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Feb 21, 2024
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Dietary Thiamine Linked With Cognition

J-shaped curve emerges between vitamin B1 in diet and cognitive decline

Feb 20, 2024
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Frozen Embryos 'Children' in Ala.; GLP-1s for Opioid Addiction? New E.Coli Outbreak

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Feb 20, 2024
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CDC: More People Die After Smoking Drugs Than Injecting Them

Not yet clear if shift toward smoking fentanyl reduces mortality

Feb 15, 2024
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E-Cigs Show Some Benefit as Smoking Cessation Aid in Clinical Trial

More people able to abstain from smoking tobacco than after traditional counseling alone

Feb 14, 2024
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Suicide Risk Highest Right After Depression Hospitalization Discharge

Incidence extremely high in the first 3 days

Feb 14, 2024
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Mental Health Exemptions Emerge in Abortion Rights Initiatives on State Ballots

While proposals in other states specifically exclude the exception

Feb 14, 2024
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