Psychiatry Journal Articles

 
 

  • Are Recent Cohorts Getting Worse? Trends Across a Century This comprehensive investigation examined trends of physiological status, mental health, and health behaviors by race and sex across a century of birth cohorts, revealing substantial disparities.
  • When a Patient Refuses a Nurse Assignment What should you do when a patient refuses care from a particular nurse? This article provides some tips.
  • Long-term Olfactory Dysfunction After COVID-19 Infection This study revealed a high prevalence of olfactory dysfunction 6 months after COVID-19 infection. What factors were most strongly associated with this hyposmia?
  • Gun Violence: A Chronic Disease Affecting American Youth Recent years have seen an escalation in gun violence among children and adolescents in the United States. Policies and preventive interventions are urgently needed to protect our youth.
  • Chronic Fatigue Syndrome and Cardiovascular Disease This review details cardiovascular changes which may occur in patients with chronic fatigue syndrome. How might these changes contribute to the symptoms and debilitation associated with this disorder?
  • Neurogranin as a Novel Biomarker in Alzheimer's Disease This study evaluated the diagnostic value of CSF neurogranin and alpha-synuclein as biomarkers of synapsis damage in patients with Alzheimer disease.
  • Trajectories of Response in Psoriasis Treated With Biologics This study identified subgroups of psoriasis patients that display similar patterns of disease severity and response to biologic therapy over time, with the aim of better informing patient management.
  • The Role of Gut Dysbiosis in Parkinson's Disease Explore the unique alterations to gut microbiota which have been identified in Parkinson's disease. What significance might they have as a marker of disease progression or therapeutic target?
  • Outdoor Courier Lockboxes in Summer: A Source of Error? Outside courier lockboxes are increasingly being used to store patient samples prior to transport to the lab, but this study shows that even short-term exposure to ambient heat can lead to error.
  • Consumers' Perspectives on Opioid Deprescribing This study aimed to explore the attitudes and perspectives of opioid consumers on opioid deprescribing. What factors should be considered in the development of opioid deprescribing guidelines?
  • The Importance of Neuroimaging in Dementia Treatment The approval of aducanumab for Alzheimer disease will increase the need for neuroimaging in these patients. In what ways can neuroimaging improve diagnosis of AD and other neurodegenerative diseases?
  • Antipsychotic Medications: Enhancing Use to Improve Outcomes In this commentary, the authors address remaining gaps in knowledge regarding optimal clinical use of antipsychotic medications.
  • Disparities in Opioid Overdose Death Trends by Race/Ethnicity While opioid overdose death rates were steady from 2018 to 2019, this study identified marked disparities by race/ethnicity, with a strong increase among non-Hispanic Black individuals.
  • Narrative Review of Neuroimaging in Migraine With Aura Explore the various neuroimaging modalities useful in migraine with aura. How can neuroimaging findings reported in migraine with aura inform patient care?
  • Forget Ischemia: It's All About the Plaque Recent studies reinforce the growing consensus that ischemia testing is a suboptimal measure of CAD severity and that CCTA provides superior diagnostic information and risk stratification.
  • Correcting the Sex Disparity in MELD-na Access to liver transplantation differs between male and female patients. Could corrections to the MELD-Na score help address this issue?
  • Managing 'Difficult' Patient Encounters Every clinician has encountered a difficult patient. This article provides strategies to manage this challenging situation, and steps to take if the relationship cannot be remediated.
  • Prefrailty, Physical Function, and Risk of Incident HF Are prefrailty and impairment of physical function, as assessed by Short Performance Physical Battery score, associated with a higher risk of incident heart failure in older adults?
  • The Effects of Pregabalin vs Placebo on Functional Dyspepsia Might the gabapentinoid pregabalin be a safe and effective treatment option for functional dyspepsia?
  • Machine Learning Prediction of RT-PCR Results With Blood Tests Can machine learning methods reliably predict a negative SARS-CoV-2 RT-PCR test result using standard blood tests?