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Mental health outcomes do not appear to improve for obese adolescents undergoing Roux-en-Y gastric bypass

Mental Health Outcomes No Better for Teens Undergoing RYGB

Self-esteem improved after five years in surgical group, but no improvement seen in overall mood
Benzodiazepines were prescribed at 27 annual physician office visits per 100 adults during 2014 to 2016

CDC: Benzodiazepines Prescribed at 27 Office Visits Per 100 Adults

Overlapping opioid Rx involved in about one-third of visits at which benzodiazepines were prescribed
For persons with a previous diagnosis of generalized anxiety disorder

Many With History of Anxiety Report Complete Mental Health

Factors linked to being in CMH include female gender, older age, being married, good physical health
The prevalence of mental distress is 16.8 percent and the prevalence of depression is 32.1 percent among adults with arthritis

Mental Distress, Depression Prevalent in Adults With Arthritis

Prevalence of frequent mental distress 16.8 percent; prevalence of history of depression 32.1 percent
Hospitals reporting high levels of psychological safety in their work culture are more likely to have comprehensive infection prevention and control programs

Psychological Safety at Work Tied to Hospital Infection Prevention

Work culture of high psychological safety reported in about 38 percent of acute care hospitals
For patients with femoroacetabular impingement undergoing hip arthroscopy

Mental Health Disorders May Affect Hip Arthroscopy Outcomes

Odds of favorable outcome after hip arthroscopy lower for those with psychological impairment
Exposure to childhood adversity is associated with borderline personality disorder

Childhood Adversity Linked to Borderline Personality Disorder

Findings significant across adversity subtypes with largest effects seen for emotional abuse and neglect
Diet pill and laxative use for weight control are associated with increased odds of subsequent first eating disorder diagnosis

Diet Pill, Laxative Use in Women Tied to Later Eating Disorder Dx

Odds of incident eating disorder diagnosis up with use of diet pill, laxative for weight control
Patients with breast or prostate cancer who are obese score higher in psychosocial problem-related distress than nonobese patients

Cancer Patients With Obesity Show Poorer Psychosocial Health

Among breast cancer and prostate cancer patients, scores for distress higher for obese than nonobese
For cardiac patients

All-Cause Mortality Up With Loneliness in Cardiac Patients

Loneliness associated with significantly poorer patient-reported outcomes across cardiac diagnoses