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Circadian disruption and lower relative amplitude are both associated with higher risk of susceptibility to mental health issues

Disruption of Circadian Rhythm Negatively Impacts Mental Health

Reduction in relative amplitude tied to higher risk of lifetime major depressive disorder, bipolar disorder

American Psychiatric Association, May 5-9

The 170th American Psychiatric Association Annual Meeting The annual meeting of the American Psychiatric Association was held from May 5 to 9 in...
Many patients in mental health and substance abuse treatment facilities are not screened for tobacco use or offered treatments to facilitate tobacco cessation

Tobacco Cessation Support Lacking in Mental Health Facilities

Less than half of patients in mental health, substance abuse treatment facilities offered counseling
For older adults with chronic pain

Psychological Therapies May Help Older Adults With Chronic Pain

Small benefits seen in older adults for pain intensity, anxiety, catastrophizing beliefs, self-efficacy
Survivors of lymphoma and chronic lymphocytic leukemia have increased use of health care services versus a normative population

Lymphoma, Leukemia Survivors Have Increased Health Care Use

Survivors who are psychologically distressed use even more services than those who aren't
Early intervention services are better than treatment as usual for early-phase psychosis across meta-analyzable outcomes

Early Intervention Services Best for Early-Phase Psychosis

EIS linked to better outcomes than treatment as usual for all 13 meta-analyzable outcomes
Among women with metastatic cancer and dependent children

Parenting Fears Harm Well-Being of Women With Metastatic Cancer

Findings based on survey of women with advanced cancer and dependent children
Time spent on social media sites has negative effects on female body perceptions

Social Media Negatively Affects Body Satisfaction in Women

Time spent on Facebook, Instagram, Pinterest tied to higher scores on measures relating to body image
A range of interventions can successfully improve self-regulation in children and adolescents

Self-Regulation Interventions Beneficial for Children

Improvement in academic, health, and behavioral outcomes in most intervention groups
Youth with gender nonconformity are vulnerable to experiencing adversity

Youth With Gender Nonconformity Vulnerable to Adversity

And, transgender/gender nonconforming youth have higher prevalence of mental health conditions