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One-Third of Pregnant Women Report Mental Distress During Pandemic

Health behavior impacts showed a dose-response relationship with mental health distress

Brain Imaging May ID THC-Linked Impairment in Cannabis Users

Measurement of prefrontal cortex oxygenated hemoglobin concentration with functional near-infrared spectroscopy may detect THC impairment

Physician’s Briefing Weekly Coronavirus Roundup

Here is what the editors at Physician's Briefing chose as the most important COVID-19 developments for you and your practice for the week of...

Nearly Half of U.S. Adults Gained Weight During First Year of Pandemic

Significant predictors of pandemic weight gain were psychological distress, prepandemic weight, and children at home

Long-Term Outcomes Described for Survivors of Childhood ALL

Life challenges more negatively impacted in younger, female, relapsed patients; socializing more positively impacted in older patients

Suicide Attempts Increased Among U.S. Adults From 2008 to 2019

But authors say use of mental health services is not increasing among those who attempt suicide

Some Menopause Symptoms Tied to Cognitive Impairment

Severe depressive and sexual symptoms of menopause associated with worse cognitive performance

Physician’s Briefing Weekly Coronavirus Roundup

Here is what the editors at Physician's Briefing chose as the most important COVID-19 developments for you and your practice for the week of...

Mental Health Improves With Access to Gender-Affirming Hormones

Access to GAH during adolescence, adulthood linked to lower odds of past-year suicidal ideation versus desiring but not accessing GAH

Insurance Coverage for Acupuncture Up From 2010 to 2019

However, most costs are paid out of pocket