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Psychiatric Service Dog Intervention Can Reduce PTSD Symptom Severity

Partnering with a trained psychiatric service dog tied to reduced PTSD symptom severity and significantly lower scores for depression, anxiety

Smoking Cessation Aids Equally Effective in Those With Mental Health Conditions

Specifically, vaping products, varenicline, and heated tobacco products tied to significantly greater odds of successful cessation

Study Looks at Links Between Cognition, Psychopathology, Weight in Preteens

Lower cognition and greater psychopathology at baseline linked to increased weight gain; higher baseline BMI linked to depression symptoms

Staying Up Late Tied to Poorer Mental Health

Authors say this finding persists regardless of chronobiological preferences

Coworker, Organizational Support Increase Nurses’ Intent to Stay at Job

Symptoms of depression increase likelihood nurses plan to leave their job

U.S. Maternal Death Rate Remains Much Higher Than Other Affluent Nations

By Dennis Thompson HealthDay Reporter TUESDAY, June 4, 2024 (HealthDay News) -- Maternal mortality rates in the United States continue to exceed those in other...

9.6 Percent of Medical Visits Took Place Via Telehealth in 2021

Percentage of telehealth visits was higher for mental health than other clinicians

Teen Smartphone Use Positively Tied to Mood

Positive association also seen with the length of phone use sessions

Neuropsychiatric Symptoms Can Present at Any Stage of Lupus

54 percent of patients who experienced hallucinations reported first presentation more than one year after disease onset

Physicians With Disabilities May Experience Depersonalization

However, they are not more likely to experience emotional exhaustion